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Day: February 24, 2009

Your chance to vote again

I know, I know – as soon as you honor our requests to vote in an online poll, we’re back for more. But this is different; as the Collegian pointed out, I made a pledge, and now I have to own up to it. Honestly speaking, I was stunned that we won. I didn’t expect […]

Discovered at Penn State: Talent & Soul

Monday night we attended The STOOP: Spoken Word Lounge at West Commons. Unlike the whiny, esoteric (pardon my generalizations) drivel one might expect from a poetry slam populated by college kids, The STOOP proved to be a funny, crazy, and intensely emotional window into the lives of its performers. The stage, set up to look […]

Model UN Conference Keynote Speaker

What: The Penn State International Affairs and Debate Association is hosting the University’s second annual Model United Nations Conference.  They will be kicking off the three day meeting of students from regional universities on February 28 with a keynote speech by distinguished university alumnus Charles Bierbauer. Bierbauer is an Emmy award winning journalist who served […]

Overheard on Twitter

He’s right. This game against Ohio State is HUGE for Penn State’s NCAA Tournament chances. The game is on ESPN as he said, but it’s also on ESPN360 if you don’t have television access.

Why does the Collegian hate State Patty’s Day?

In today’s editorial, the Collegian made a very enthusiastic argument against State Patty’s Day. We have a thorough analysis, including a response from Safeguard Old State Founder Tom Shakely, after the jump. If you’re at all interested in Penn State politics (or drinking or drinking while talking about Penn State politics), it’s worth reading.

Distraction of the Day

Looking for something to do other than homework? Check out these videos created by Professor Richard Alley for GEOSC 10: Geology of National Parks. The videos are pure edutainment. Our favorite is ‘Rollin’ to the Future,’ in which Alley pulls an acoustic guitar out of a corn field and begins singing about fossil fuels and […]

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