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Day: January 13, 2011

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CATA: Conveniently Against Transporting (Students) Around

One thing that makes State College a unique community is that it is a small town with a large public transportation network, CATA. You may think that CATA is an abbreviation of Centre Area Transportation Authority? They may tell you that is what it stands for, but it actually is an abbreviation for Conveniently Against Transporting (Students) Around.

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THON Chair Appreciation


Do You Know the Coffee Man?

At 5:55 a.m. on a dark, deserted street tucked between College and Beaver avenues, a car silently pulls into an empty parking spot. A man emerges a few seconds later, wearing a three-day-old five o’clock shadow and holding a tobacco pipe comfortably between his lips as if it’s an extra appendage. He walks quickly toward the coffee shop across the street, eager to get out of the chilly winter air.

Fiddling with his keys for a moment until the lock clicks, he enters the room and heads directly into the back, hanging his hunter-green winter coat on a peg and pulling off his leather gloves, throwing them haphazardly on the counter next to him.

Read the rest of our profile of William Christopher Clarke, the owner of The Cheese Shoppe and W.C. Clarke's Coffee, after the jump.

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Heroism Shines over Darkness of Arizona Tragedy

Jay Paterno says that in the face of tragedy, we must remember that the good we do lives on while the evil-doers do not.

Men’s Soccer Players Prepared for MLS SuperDraft

On Thursday, Penn State students Corey Hertzog and Matheus Braga will be hoping to hear their names called at the Major League Soccer (MLS) SuperDraft held in Baltimore, MD. After illustrious careers on Penn State's Men's Soccer team, both players are expected to get picked in the three round draft.

A Guide to Surviving Syllabus Week

Here are some tips and tricks to surviving a week entirely dedicated to drinking and reading a piece of paper that already can be found on Angel.

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