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Day: April 2, 2009

Turnout Up!

Turnout in yesterday’s UPUA election reached an all time high of 6,801 votes, handily beating the previous record of 5,936, which was set in 2007. The Collegian reports: [Valerie] Russell (senior-political science) added the high turnout could be attributed to the work of the elections commission’s getting the vote out in the weeks before the […]

Overheard on Twitter

I guess Nittany Nation has “descended-upon” the Big Apple in full force ahead of tonight’s NIT Championship Game. And, apparently, someone did not appreciate that. Go State! [HT: @Micala]

NIT Final Live Blog: Baylor? I Hardly Know Her!

Tonight, we’ll be wrapping up our Live Blog coverage of the NIT away games with the final. The 26-11 Penn State Nittany Lions will square off against the 24-14 Baylor Bears  in Madison Square Garden. The Lions are coming off an incredibly dominant win against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and look to cap off […]

Paterno’s On Twitter

Jay Paterno, that is. His tweets are for the most part about either Obama and football, though not many mention both. Probably worth a follow in any case.

Collegian Asks, “To Blog or Not to Blog”

The Collegian (which– April Fools!– I don’t actually want to buy) has been going through an internal discussion regarding its policy on writers and their personal blogs (and, ostensibly, other online presences). We noticed the ramifications of the internal discussion when one Collegian editor launched, shut down, and then relaunched a blog in the course […]

Even YOU Can Be A Doctor!

Have you ever dreamed of having a doctoral degree, despite having no formal PhD education? Well, now you can – provided that you have “national or international significance” and aren’t on the Penn State payroll – with the help of Penn State’s Honorary Degree Nomination Extravaganza! Yes, with the help of a few thousand friends […]

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