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Day: April 7, 2010

Twisted Humor Comedy Tour to Visit Alumni Hall

SPA promised an April full of funny, and they continue to deliver.

After bringing Gabriel Iglesias to Eisenhower Auditorium, the student group will follow up with a quartet of up-and-coming comedians in the HUB-Robeson Center's Alumni Hall.

The Axe Twisted Humor Comedy Tour, sponsored in part by, will take place at 8:30PM this Friday, April 9th. According to the Facebook event page, the show will feature comedians Donald Glover, Whitney Cummings, Nick Kroll, and Chelsea Peretti.

Read on about the event's performers after the jump.

This American Life … In Visual Form

Many of you undoubtedly remember This American Life's feature on Penn State's status as the nation's #1 Party School last December. Though many PSU students had mixed feelings about the tone of the piece, most of us will agree that it was a realistic and accurate look at Penn State's eclectic nightlife.

For those of you who are too visual for the radio, or who just prefer the facts in one place, there is now an infographic complete with all the information from the This American Life episode.

Get the full scoop on the infomage after the jump.

SRA Club’s Counter-Terrorism Panel

If you're interested in how terrorists are making use of technology to carry out their illicit activities, you're in luck.

On Wednesday, April 7th at 8:00 pm the Security & Risk Analysis Club will host its bi-yearly Counter-Terrorism Panel. The event, held in IST's Cybertorium (113 IST), will bring together experts in terrorism from across the University.

This semester's Counter-Terrorism Panel will shift its focus to "Technology Enabled Terrorism"; more on what your can expect at the event after the jump!

Arts Crawl: The Other Festival

While many of you may be looking forward to Movin' On and Last Stop, there's another spring festival coming up this weekend.

Arts Crawl 2010 will be held from 6-11:30 p.m. on Friday in the Arts Buildings in North Campus. Put on by Students Organizing the Multiple Arts and the Visual Art Student Allience, the multifaceted event is now in its fourth year. There will be performances by a dozen or so local bands, national acts No Age, artist Ira Sherman, as well as hands-on art demonstrations, student films, and an "epic dance party".

A list of acts and times follows after the jump.

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