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Day: December 7, 2009

Let’s Have a Rave in Pattee Library!

As finals week rapidly approaches, wouldn’t it be great to be able to blow off some steam before crunch time? What better way than to organize a rave in the library? That’s exactly what students at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, did on Sunday night. Organized through Facebook, thousands of students began arriving at […]

Overheard on Twitter: Acceptance Season

For high school seniors, this is when college acceptance letters begin arriving and Class of 2014 Facebook groups start filling up. Do you remember when you found out you were accepted to Penn State?

White Loop for Night Owls in the Works

The UPUA has announced tentative plans to extend White Loop service after-hours to make stops after its original 2:30 a.m. cutting off point on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. They hope that the new plan, if implemented, will provide valuable service to those in need of safe transport on-campus and throughout town late at night. The […]

Holiday Lights Tour 2009

The IFC will be holding their annual “Holiday Lights Tour” this Wednesday (December 9th) from 7 to 9:30pm. The tour is comprised of Greek chapter houses that have spent the last week or so decorating the interior and/or exterior of their house to show their festive spirit. Several houses will be showcased by the IFC […]

A New Era for Computer Labs?

A recent article in the The Chronicle of Higher Education examined how computer labs fit into the current academic culture, and how universities are planning their futures. With a large number of students owning laptops (83% according to the article), schools are finding traditional computer labs increasingly¬†unnecessary. If students already have computers that they can […]

Controversial Nuisance Ordinance to be Voted On Tonight

The State College Borough Council will vote tonight on a proposed nuisance ordinance that, if passed, would allow police to hold hosts responsible for the actions of their guests, even after the guests have left the party’s original location. The meeting is at 7:30 in the municipal building. The ordinance is thought by many to […]

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