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Day: December 7, 2010

Penn State Survives Mount St. Mary’s Upset Bid

A three-pointer by Talor Battle with 1.3 seconds left turned out to be the final blow to a Mount Saint Mary's upset attempt as the Nittany Lions were able to hold off the Mountaineers 57-53 Tuesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.

Local Lawyer Talks PSU Justice, Students’ Rights

The huge number of people who did not show up for the University Park Undergraduate Association's Town Hall meeting really missed out. Monday night in 101 Thomas featured State College defense attorney Andrew Shubin, who, since 1991, has represented clients in cases ranging from underage drinking to homicide to "the occasional animal intercourse case." Shubin spoke about students' rights and their relationship with the police and the community as a whole.

International Students Have Significant Economic Impact

The number of international students attending United States colleges and universities has increased by 3% this year, according to the Open Doors Kit by the Institute of International Education. Economically, international students attending various Penn State campuses contribute millions of dollars annually.

Professor to Deliver Dramatic Reading of Holiday Classic

After stumbling upon a dramatic reading of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," as a freshman at UNC Chapel Hill in 1965, Dr. Tony Lentz knew that he wanted to instill the same awe in an audience as Professor Earl Wynn instilled in him that day.

On Thursday, December 9, 32 years after Dr. Lentz first delivered his own dramatic reading of the popular Christmas tale, he will once again perform what has become an annual tradition here at Penn State.

“Let There Be Light,” Said the Greeks

On December 7 (for those of you already befuddled from studying, we mean tonight), the Greek community will do what they do best. As part of the 2010 edition of the Holiday Lights Tour, fraternities will compete with each other over who has the best something for bragging rights. The “something,” in this case, is holiday decorations. It combines the spirit of the holiday season with practice for one-upping the neighbors' holiday trimmings, a valuable skill most of us will need later in life.

Student Outback Bowl Ticket Sale Set for Saturday

For students interested in going to the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Florida on New Year's Day, tickets will go on sale at 8:00 a.m. this Saturday, December 11th at the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office. The sale will last until 11:30 a.m. or until all tickets are sold out.

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