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Day: April 28, 2009

Overheard on Twitter: Poor Timing

OK, fair enough, but you have to admit the food was delicious.

Spanier Surprises Specter as Furry

Arlen Specter announced today that he will be running for reelection in the 2010 as a Democrat, a defection from the electorally weakened Republican party. Specter is not a Penn State alumnus (he attended that other school with Penn in its name) but he has spent a fair amount of time in State College over […]

Overheard on Twitter

The dream has become a reality.

Distraction of the Day: Song Around The World

Ever wanted to (A) See dozens of musicians around the world play “Stand By Me” and/or (B) brighten up your day? Well you’re in luck, as today’s Distraction of the Day provides both of those services! Playing For Change | Song Around The World “Stand By Me” from Concord Music Group on Vimeo. A Gizmodo […]

Happy Valley A Little Less Happy After Arrests

Four Penn State students were charged yesterday by Attorney General Tom Corbett for their role in “a broad conspiracy to distribute mass quantities of marijuana throughout State College.” The Collegian has the best coverage of the story. Paul Spara, a World Campus student, was supplying three other students with pot at about $3,000 per pound. […]

Howard Lyman: Mad Cowboy (and Vegetarian?)

What: The Penn State Vegetarian Club will host Howard Lyman, a fourth-generation farmer from Montana who works to reform the agricultural industry. His tag line? “Plain truth from the cattle rancher who won’t eat meat.” When: Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m. Where: 112 Kern Building Cost: FREE! (Technically, it’s funded by UPAC, so you’re […]

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