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Day: November 11, 2010

Distraction of the Day: College Humor on Four Loko

It seems like Four Loko sprang out of nowhere this fall, and it's not just a local phenomenon. Colleges across the country are facing a proliferation of the sugary sweet malt energy drink that has as much alcohol as six beers and as much caffeine as four cups of coffee.

State Theatre Keeps Funkin’ It Up, Bringing Medeski Martin and Wood

Okay, so maybe jazz fusion trio Medeski Martin & Wood, coming to the State Theatre tonight, isn't technically a funk band, but anyone who has heard them before can attest to the obvious influence funk has on their music. Of course, their live shows do occasionally tend to incorporate epic improvisational odysseys in modern jazz fashion.

LGBT Advocate Dan Savage: Don’t Be a Scrotum

That's right everyone, don't be a scrotum because scrotums are weak! Be a pussy, they're strong and can take a lot of pain. They "chew up semen and spit out people," according to Dan Savage, and you have to be a pussy to stand up for LGBT rights.

Savage, a world-renowned advocate for LGBT rights and author of the syndicated sex-advice column "Savage Love," spoke to a full auditorium Wednesday night in the Lewis Katz Building.

UPUA to Move Forward with Student Association

This Saturday, President of the University Park Undergraduate Association Christian Ragland and Governmental Affairs Executive Director Travis Salters will travel to Harrisburg. There, they will meet with representatives from the student governments of the 14 state-related universities in Pennsylvania to discuss forming a unified Pennsylvania Student Association between them all.

Overheard On Twitter: Pryor Disses McGloin

Terrelle Pryor spoke with the press on Wednesday night about this weekend's game with Penn State. Obviously he doesn't keep up on football outside of Ohio.

Reader-Submitted Post

It’s Never too Early to Begin Your Business Career

This is the second year that Penn State is participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week. The week, November 15-20, is aimed at encouraging students and community members to expand their entrepreneurial skills and learn more about the resources available to them.

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