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Day: April 23, 2009

Penn State Left Out of Vet Grant Program

According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, The Wal-Mart Foundation and the American Council on Education today identified 20 colleges as recipients of Success for Vets Grants, meant to help them develop innovative ways to help veterans make the transition from military service to college. As you might have guessed from the headline, Penn State […]

Quote of the Day: ‘Penn State Forever’

Yesterday, Penn State became the first university to join the EPA in a sustainability partnership. The Collegian reports: By joining the SPP, Penn State accepted the “Sustainability Challenge,” which means it will aim to reduce its carbon footprint, greenhouse gas emissions, waste and pollution. The agreement will allow the EPA to provide individualized tools and […]

Game Day? Leave Your Butts at Home

Is Beaver Stadium an indoor facility?  The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania says “yes,” due to the barrier surrounding the stadium. As a result, the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2008 now applies to Beaver Stadium, so smokers must refrain from lighting up anywhere in the facility. We’ll see how this supposed  crackdown pans out at the […]

Shaw Sheds Some Light On The NFL Draft

This Saturday, just after 4 PM, the 2009 NFL Draft will begin. The eight Penn State players who attended the NFL Combine in February have some expectation of getting drafted. But what exactly goes on as these players’ pro aspirations hang in the balance? We caught up with former Nittany Lion and current NFL linebacker […]

This Weekend: Swing Dancing in the HUB

What: This event is not just for swing dancers or dancers but for anyone who has an interest in swing dancing and would want to learn. There is a beginner lesson from 10:00 PM to 10:45 PM for newbies. Check out the Facebook event page here. When: 10:00 pm to 1:00 am on Saturday April […]

No Refund Theatre Presents: Philadelphia Story

What: NRT is presenting “The Philadelphia Story” by Philip Barry, a play about a spitfire socialite, her upcoming wedding, and the vying affections of an intriguing reporter and a charismatic ex-husband. When: 8:00 on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday April 23-25 Where: 111 Forum Cost: Free! Listen to a podcast with the director here! (ed. note: […]

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