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Day: August 24, 2010

Copper Beech Drops CATA for West Aaron

This article will tell you definitively who the starting quarterback for the Nittany Lion football team will be. That's not true. I lied. How do you feel right now? Confused? Angry? Exhausted from riding this emotional rollercoaster? It's not fun when someone promises to give you one thing, and then takes it away, is it? That's what the Copper Beech residents at West Aaron Drive are feeling after having been stripped of their CATA bus passes.

Read after the jump to learn why Copper Beech tenants at West Aaron lost their CATA passes...

Alternatives to Using PSU Webmail

Are you tired of the boring PSU Webmail interface? Do you wish that the service had more functionality? Believe me, you are not alone! While Webmail is better than nothing at all, there are certainly much better solutions to managing your email.

Find out how after the jump.

Hanson Will Shout It Out at the HUB

The HUB will call Eisenhower’s Goo Goo Dolls’ performance and raise it a free Hanson show at 10 p.m. this Saturday, August 28. According to the Student Programming Association’s twitter account, tickets will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Tickets can be obtained on the first floor of the HUB for a reasonable sum of $0.00 with a student ID thanks to the SPA.

Read on to satiate your '90s nostalgia.

The Eagles Come to the BJC

Rock n' Roll legends The Eagles are coming to the Bryce Jordan Center on Friday October 22 at 8:00 pm. The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, won six Grammy awards and earned a spot in the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1998. If you still haven't heard of them, ask your elders for some serious music education.

Read on for ticket information...

Penn State Rankings-Mania!

We're number one (or 14, or 19)! The major preseason polls have all been published, so here is a recap of where Penn State is located in each of the major polls.

The Nittany Lions highest ranking is 14th in the USA Today Coaches poll. The Associated Press has Penn State at 19, and has the Lions at 21. With such a wide variety, which one is correct? Read on to find out.

News and Notes from the Football Team

Slightly more than a week away from the opening kickoff versus Youngstown State on Sept. 4th, the Nittany Lions are beginning to gel, position battles are steaming up and leaders are beginning to shine.

Joe Paterno will look to improve on his 394 career victories while facing a gauntlet of a road schedule. He will take his Nittany Lions south Sept. 11 to square off versus Alabama, the defending national champions and top ranked team in the country. Oh, and they also sport last year's Hesiman trophy-winning running back.

More details, including who could be the next quarterback, after the jump.

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