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Day: February 27, 2009

It’s All About the Hamiltons

The upstairs of the HUB is busy with people waiting for a concert with Forensic Unit and Charles Hamilton.

Rumor Mill: Nittany Apts. Fire?

People in the area around Nittany Apartments report that there are  lots of EMS, Police, and firetrucks around. All the roads around the complex are blocked. There is no smoke, but something must have happened. If you have any information, let us know and we’ll update this post. Updated: The commotion was caused by an […]

Facebook Changes Terms of Service

So, last week the Internet just about exploded when popular consumer advocate blog The Consumerist flagged a change in Facebook’s Terms of Service policy when they deleted what some considered a pretty important clause: You may remove your User Content from the Site at any time. If you choose to remove your User Content, the […]

Oz Gets Remixed

The revolutionary musical “The Wiz” premiered on Broadway in 1975 as the first adaptation of The Wizard of Oz where all of the characters were portrayed as African Americans.  The Penn State School of Theater put on a dazzling production of it this week, and will continue to do so through the weekend. We were […]

Other Fake Penn State Holidays

Well… just one more fake holiday. Steve already covered the similarity between our State Patty’s Day and the University of Illinois’ Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day. This other Penn State “holiday” has no parallel. The Collegian ran an article today about Gentle Thursday. This holiday from the 70s was created for more peaceful, less alcohol-related reasons […]

A Colloquium on Ecocriticism

What: A two day event being held by the PSU Americanists titled “Critical Environments and Environmental Criticism: A Colloquium on Ecocriticism.” The keynote speaker tonight is Dr. Ursula K. Heise and the keynote speaker tomorrow is Dr. George B. Handle. When: 6:30 pm tonight and tomorrow Where: 113 Carnegie Building Cost: “Your student activity fee […]

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