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Day: December 1, 2009

THON Releases 2009 Fundraising Summary

This morning, The Penn State Dance Marathon released their 2009 fundraising summary, detailing the specifics of their finances for the 2009 fiscal year (which we highlighted yesterday). The charity raised $7,596,744.90, $106,000 more than announced at the conclusion of THON weekend. A breakdown of the fundraising and allocations can be found in the charts at […]

West Campus Steam Plant Upgrade

This year, Penn State won’t be getting coal in their stocking for two reasons: (1) they’ve been a good university this year by agreeing to transition to alternative energy; (2) due to (1), they won’t need it. Yes, that’s righ,t ladies and gentlemen, West Campus Steam Plant is getting an upgrade, after 80 years of […]

Extra Hours to Procrastinate at Pattee and Paterno

Students who actually bother to study for finals will be excited to hear that Pattee and Paterno Libraries will be offering extended hours for finals week, as well as extra CATA Loop hours, sponsored by PSU Libraries and ITS. This is what you need to know: 12/6 – 12/18 @ 7:00 PM- 24 hour service […]

10 Questions with Dr. Roy W. Baker

Dr. Roy Baker is the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Penn State. We had a chance to ask him some questions about his career, Greek life as a whole, and his thoughts on the future. 1. Why did you decide to come to Penn State, of all the schools, after Syracuse? Penn State […]

Penn State’s New “Babysitting” Office

Parents will be able to better keep tabs on their kids like a hawk over nervous field mice with Penn State’s new “Parents Program.” It’s reported by the CDT that the university will create a single office to handle (or deal with) parental concerns of all kinds. A director will be put in place to act as a contact person for students’ […]

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