Day: March 20, 2009

This Week in Penn State Sports

This was a HUGE week for Penn State men’s basketball!  Despite being snubbed from the field of 65, the Lions are making the most of their berth in the National Invitation Tournament.  After a scare on Tuesday at the hand of George Mason, Battle’s Battalion came out flying against Rhode Island yesterday, shooting a season-best […]

Distraction of the Day: THON Time-Lapse Video

Sweet video… make sure you click the HD button to view it in its full glory. [HT: @vcverbeke]

Campus Pools Set To Close, Re-Open

Penn State’s pools at the Natatorium and the White Building will be closed for about a week in a rollout-style schedule starting on March 23rd. The pools will be emptied in order to install a new drain system in accordance with Federal Legislation.The full schedule is as follows: Pool: Indoor Nat Close Date: March 23, […]

‘Match Day’ at Penn State College of Medicine

On Thursday, fourth-year medical school students across the country found out where they would complete their residencies. Those students are placed by a non-profit entity called the National Resident Matching Program. Almost 15,000 applicants were considered for residency positions in this application cycle. Penn State Live reported: This year, 106 College of Medicine students participated […]

CDT Parent Company, McClatchy, Maligned

The Centre Daily Times announced on Thursday that it would be eliminating three positions and reducing all salaries over $25,000 by 2.5 percent to 5 percent. The CDT reported on its own troubles: Other cost reductions are planned, including reducing the width of the newspages by one inch, and reducing the number of comic strips […]