Day: February 27, 2009
The upstairs of the HUB is busy with people waiting for a concert with Forensic Unit and Charles Hamilton.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Skipping morning classes on Friday is certainly a routine for a lot of Penn Staters that go out on Thursday night and start their weekend pretty early. Even though I’m an alum and not a student I find myself dragging my hungover carcass out of bed and showing up at the office around noon on […]