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Day: November 16, 2009

Student(s) Hospitalized at Fraternity

Three ambulances and a number of State College and Penn State Police vehicles congregated on the front yard of the Tau Tau Chapter of Tau Delta Phi (the former Phi Delta Theta house), located at 240 N. Burrowes, responding to an emergency call. Onward State witnessed one male student be removed from the house with […]

Spanier to Meet with USAS

Ah, let us open up yet another chapter in the saga that is the United Students Against Sweatshops vs. President Spanier. According to a press release by USAS, they are set to meet with Spanier again on Tuesday, November 17th (tomorrow) in Hetzel Lounge. It seems that we have been here before. Will Spanier yet […]

Mystery Of Stacks Murder Continues As Anniversary Nears

Happy Valley usually lives up to its namesake with football games, parties, and good times all around, but there’s one dark mystery that still haunts this place to this day. Betsy Ruth Aardsma was stabbed to death in the Pattee Library on November 28 1969 and as the 40th anniversary of the murder approaches, her killer remains unknown. The […]

Homecoming 2010

I know that you’re depressed now that Homecoming has come and gone. You can’t stop thinking, “Boy, I can’t wait for this year to be over so we can be that much closer to next year’s Homecoming!” Well if this describes you, you don’t have to wait until next year to experience the adventure that […]

Transfer Student Involvement

The most recent National Survey of Student Engagement has found that transfer students tend to be less involved than “native” students in colleges and universities across the nation. However, “horizontal transfers” – people coming from a different four-year Baccalaureate program – tend to be more involved in “high impact” activities such as study abroad, internships, […]

We’re Number 2!

The government’s Fulbright program recently announced its 2009-2010 Fulbright grants, and Penn State was ranked second among research universities with 11 total faculty receiving grants (7 from University Park, 4 from branch campuses). Ranked ahead of Penn State were Oregon, Michigan, and Michigan State (all tied for first place). The faculty members from Penn State […]

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