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Day: December 15, 2009

Stream Worry-Free: ITS Increases Weekly Limit

ITS has announced that it will be increasing weekly bandwidth allowance for on-campus students from 4 GB to 10 GB. The increase will go into effect in all residence halls at all campuses at the start of spring semester 2010. This is the third time the weekly bandwidth allowance has been increased since its creation. […]

Chasing Butterflies

Two senior lecturers from the the College of Communications, Maura Shea and her husband Rod Bingaman, have produced a film called Chasing Butterflies ,coming to DVD December 22. This film  follows a run-away bride, Nina (Amy Brienes). Her mother (Maria Cellario) shockingly winds up marring the groom (Gabriel Vaughan) in her place, then the two newly-weds hit […]

Could College Get More Expensive?

The City of Pittsburgh has proposed a “tuition tax”  to be levied on the city’s college students. Unfortunately for Penn State, State College hopes to follow suit. According to the Centre Daily Times, the potential Pittsburgh tax would amount to 1% of a student’s tuition. That equates to $27 for community college students and $400 […]

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are…Ball Boys?

While the title of this article may not surprise some of you at all, the tendencies of one of Shakespeare’s most questionable duos is irrelevant to this article. What is significant, is that Penn State’s very own Jess Rosencranz, a telecommunications senior, has been selected as one of 10 ball girls for the Philadelphia Phillies […]

A Review: The Book of Beer Pong

Onward State assigned me the task of reviewing The Book of Beer Pong by Ben Applebaum and Dan Disorbo. As I am a mere 19 years old, I have never heard of this obscure sport. I need to be ready for my first match (one year, four months, and six days away). Here are ten […]

UPDATED: Rendell to Sign PSU Appropriation

Well, with finals week here, it is a relief to know that the Penn State appropriations saga is almost over. Yesterday, a major milestone was reached when the House successfully passed the table games bill on second consideration, and then Penn State’s appropriation minutes later by a vote of 184-6. Now, the table games bill […]

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