Day: October 5, 2010

ANGEL Here to Stay (For Now)

News has been circulating around the Penn State community that Information Technology Services will not be renewing their contract with Blackboard for the Angel Course Management System.

ANGEL Program Manager Terry O'Heron says differently.

Basketball Team To Get New Look This Season

Penn State basketball communications director Brian Siegrest tweeted this picture of the new Nike Elite basketball jerseys that Penn State will be wearing this year. The Twitpic description said it had a tighter fit and newer materials.

Penn State Cross Country Has Great Showing at Invite

Penn State men's and women's cross country both had very strong showings at the Notre Dame Invitational this past weekend.

The Penn State men made a big time national statement with their 5th place finish overall, even beating five nationally ranked opponents. The women also beat multiple top-30 ranked opponents to finish in the 10th spot in the team standings.

Overheard On Twitter: ESPN Bowl Predictions

ESPN's Bowl Predictions after Week 5 have Penn State playing in the Texas Bowl against either Texas A&M or Baylor. What are the chances this will become a reality for the Nittany Lions? If this happens, will JoePa be able to pull off his 25th bowl victory?

Koji to Play House Show

Whoever said house shows are dead is wrong when it comes to this week's performance of Koji, a songwriter/activist who is coming to play an underground show with some local artists. This will be happening tomorrow at 221 E Park Ave at 8 p.m.

Dreams Take Flight in State College

After weeks of preparation, a local dream finally took flight at yesterday’s State College Borough Council, when council members approved Nov. 13 as the unveiling date for the newest addition to the downtown art scene: a mural outside McLanahan’s wall on Allen Street and Calder Way.

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