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Day: August 30, 2009

Students Still Choose Penn State

68,000 students applied to join the Penn State legacy via Class of 2013.  This number increased by 16,000 since 2005, a significant jump. On the first day of class, I assumed that the university admitted an obscene amount of freshmen.  The Forum building was a standstill, and the dining halls boasted standing room only. However, […]

HUB Evacuated Due to Brawl

Anything can happen at a student dance in the HUB. Anything. Even a series of brawls. That’s just what happened Friday night. A series of fights broke out that led to the police being called. No one was arrested because most students left the HUB before the authorities arrived. In an unrelated incident, someone was […]

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State Speaks: The PRS Transmitter

We’d like to present a new series in which community members share their thoughts on a variety of issues. Sometimes, you just need to speak your mind. Today we have Russ Beck lamenting the classroom clicker. Like most of my fellow Penn State students, I returned to campus last weekend with high expectations and excitement […]

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