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Day: October 26, 2010

Teach for America Applications Due

Teach for America applications are due this Wednesday, October 27, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Those who apply by that date will be notified of final decisions in mid-January, after going through one or two rounds of interviews. The application is just a resume, letter of intent, and some additional information, so it’s still possible to start and finish an application by the deadline.

Wear White Against Michigan and Show Up Before 7

Surprising nobody, the Michigan-Penn State game Saturday night has been officially acknowledged as a student whiteout. The planning has been in the work for months now, ever since the Temple white house ticket snafu, but this marks the first time that Intercollegiate Athletics has acknowledged the student movement.

Robert Randolph to Bring Soulful Tunes

That's right, Robert Randolph and the Family Band will grace the State Theatre with their funky sound tonight at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $30.

Two More Overtime Games for Men’s Soccer

The Penn State men's soccer team continued their string of overtime games this week. They lost on Wednesday, but were able to get their first extra-time victory on Saturday.

Penn State Alum Campaigns for Governor

And if a Penn State alumnus wants to be elected governor and talks at Penn State, what is the topic that will be addressed? If not drinking, then it must be the expense of tuition. Good news: Democratic nominee Dan Onorato wants to lower the price students pay for college. Bad news: you probably won't be affected, especially if you're a senior like me.

Onorato spoke in Heritage Hall Monday afternoon from 3 to 4 p.m.

Eco-Action Meets with President Spanier Today

This afternoon, leaders from environmental awareness and sustainability club Eco-Action will meet with President Graham Spanier and other university officials to discuss Penn State's transition from coal-based energy to more sustainable sources.

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