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Day: January 24, 2011

Rocket Man Coming to PSU

The Bryce Jordan Center is really trying to please the eclectic music tastes of the State College community. From tattooed rap artists to knighted piano players, Penn State students have an incredible line-up of concerts to look forward to this semester... and it's only January.

Elton John and his band are slated to perform their "Greatest Hits Live" concert on Sunday March 27, featuring some of Elton's best songs from his five-decade career.

Weezy Freed; Happy Valley Bound. (Most Likely)

Today, MTV News announced that Lil' Wayne will head back out on the road for his I Am Music II Tour, Billboard.com also ran a story about it. Among the dates listed is March 30th at Univeristy Park, where Wayne and gang will play the Bryce Jordan Center. However, an email from Bernie Punt, the BJC's marketing director, states that contracts have not been finalized. Should the concert take place it will be the first time for Wayne to perform at Penn State.

Go Go Gadjet Drops Cafe for Indigo

The Wednesday night bar scene is in for a major shakeup. Hugely popular cover band Go Go Gadjet confirmed in an email today that they will stop performing at Cafe 210 West on Wednesday nights and move to Indigo starting on February 23rd.

THON 2011 Raffle Promo Video

It's time to buy your THON 2011 raffle tickets! The prizes are pretty great... a 2010 Suzuki Kizashi SE sedan, an Alumni Association tour that includes trips to London, Paris, and Rome, and a Dell laptop are all up for takes.

Tickets cost $5 and they can be purchased any weekday from 9-5 in 210 HUB (the THON office). They will also be available at merchandise sales and at most THON events. Or you can just track down the nearest Supply Logistics captain... bonus points if you spot the Onward State editor in the promo video below!

http://www.youtube.com/v/U_0fCxdVlPg?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0&hd=1

Music Monday: Albums for 2011

So 2010 has come and passed, leaving us with a variety of musicians who may be nobodies this year. If Ke$ha and Lady Gaga can keep up their weirdo facades for another year and Lil' Wayne and T.I. can stay out of prison (whoops, never mind T.I.), maybe 2011 will shine as another great year for the music industry.

We're tired of hearing the same lyrics from Katy Perry, we've listened to Vampire Weekend's Contra LP so much it has worn down, and we blasted Jay-Z until our neighbors complained. So what do we have to look forward to this year? My list of the albums that I'm hoping will sing my way through the next semester is after the jump.

Spring 2011 Intent to Graduate Submissions Due Today

Are you planning to graduate this semester? If so, make sure to let the university know by midnight! Intent to graduate submissions can only be filed on eLion through the end of today. It's very easy... just choose 'Graduating this Semester' from the left navigation panel on the eLion dashboard.

If you're reading this after January 24, all hope may not be lost. Contact your appropriate college office to see if they can help you out.

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