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Day: January 14, 2011

Late Night Relay for Life Fundraiser in State College Tonight

If the urge to snack hits you while strolling the streets of downtown State College this evening keep an eye out for Relay For Life volunteers selling snacks at various locations. There will be three tables set up outside Rapid Transit, the Family Clothesline, and the CVS on Beave Ave. from 9:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

Hot dogs will be sold for $2, meatball subs for $3, and if you're looking for an extra push to keep you buzzing through the night you can grab a Rockstar energy drink for just $1. Make sure you're carrying cash as credit cards and LionCash will not be accepted.

Trustees to Vote on ‘Pegula Arena’ as Name for Ice Arena

StateCollege.com reported this afternoon that the Penn State Board of Trustees will vote on the name 'Pegula Arena' for the ice arena being constructed adjacent to the Shields building at the corner of University Drive and Curtin Road.

The ice facility is of course the most significant facilities component of Terry Pegula's $88 million donation that will allow Penn State to launch a men's and women's Division 1 hockey program.

The next trustees meeting is Friday January 21. We'll post additional information as it becomes available.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman to Visit Penn State Reactor

Next Thursday, the chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Gregory B. Jaczko will meet with Penn State faculty and students when he tours the Breazeale nuclear reactor.

Jaczko, a former science policy advisor for Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev), was appointed to the position

The university release described the purpose of the visit as follows:

The chairman and his fellow NRC commissioners periodically visit power and research reactors to help better inform their decision-making regarding such facilities.

Check out some video footage from the reactor after the jump.

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Joe Paterno Press Conference – NCAA Gerald Ford Award

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw1CpQfNNqk?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0&hd=1&w=560&h=340]

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via www.collegian.psu.edu

Education is Key to Successful Greek Life

IFC President Dan Florencio challenges the Greek community to "live the ritual"-- align actions with principles.

Corey Hertzog Selected by New York Red Bulls

Penn State men's soccer player Corey Hertzog was selected by the New York Red Bulls on Thursday with the 13th pick in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft.

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