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Penn State Professor With Colbert – In Iraq!

manuelandcolbertAs you may already know, popular satirist Stephen Colbert has been in Iraq this past week shooting his show in front of a live audience of members of the United States military. Steve Manuel, a photojournalism professor at Penn State, has been taking pictures during the week, including the one to the right. How cool! The Penn Stater Magazine wrote an article about this earlier in the week.

We are pretty excited about this. Perhaps Penn State and the College of Communications will get the Colbert Bump (not that either of them need it)? You can check out some more of Manuel’s work on Comedy Central’s site or on CBS.

UPDATE: Picture courtesy of Manuel’s Views (thanks, Veblen!)

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Evan Kalikow

Evan Kalikow co-founded Onward State in November 2008 with Davis Shaver and Eli Glazier. Having previously served as a Writer, Editor, Standards Editor, and Community Manager, Evan is now a proud alumnus of both Onward State and Penn State. He was also named "Person of the Year" by Time Magazine in 2006.

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Staff Picks: Grabbing A Drink With A Prominent Penn Stater

If you had the chance to hear about Penn State from (or throw down at a State College bar for a night with) some of its most prominent figures, who would you want to grab a beer with?

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