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Month: August 2009

Distraction Of The Day: Defense 101

Courtesy of Penn State Football, we have defensive standouts Sean Lee and Ollie Ogbu giving a rundown of each of the 11 positions from Holuba Hall. If that wasn’t enough, it’s been filmed in HD. Football season is just around the corner – why not take a few minutes to educate yourself on the game? […]

Notes from the First UPUA Meeting of the Year

We attended the year’s first UPUA meeting this evening– not a lot actually got done, but everyone seems prepared for the year. Tonight they talked about three major projects. Greek Loop: This was definitely the most exciting plan Gavin Keirans’ ticket had last spring. Keirans has discovered the State College borough to be a little […]

Breaking: Fire at Dairy Farm Near Park Avenue

We received a couple of pictures from photographer Maxwell Kruger (see also: THON 2009 Timelapse) of a fire that broke out tonight at a dairy farm off of Park Avenue. Check out his personal site at

2010 Gridiron Clash Moved To The District

It’s not often that someone can say they visited the Lincoln Memorial and watched a Penn State football game in the same afternoon. But with Indiana University’s decision to move their 2010 home game against the Nittany Lions to FedEx Field, Penn State will play football in the area for the first time since 1993. […]

State College Man Charged With Rape Flees To Egypt

Murad Hanif, a 25 year old Penn State student facing multiple charges for rape and assault committed over the past six months, is either on the run or facing a major family crisis, according to the Collegian and Centre Daily Times. On August 11th, the day he was officially charged with rape, Hanif took off […]

University Deprives Children of Broken Glass, Second-Hand Smoke To Play In

Another season, another set of policies enacted. Luckily, the two newest provisions to Football game day policy have good reason behind their enactment. New for 2009, glass bottles are not allowed in any of the grass parking lots at Penn State. Not only is broken glass difficult to clean up in grassy areas, it also […]

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