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Day: February 2, 2011

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Gamers Arena Plays Into Students Hearts

The Gamers Arena at 421 E. Calder Way has already carved itself a niche into students' everyday lives with events held weekly for gamers of all kinds. Since its opening, the store has seen a few release parties as well as plenty of tournaments.

Penn State 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Seven Penn State alumni were selected to receive Distinguished Alumni Awards, the highest award given by the university. In an unfortunate surprise, I did not make the cut this year, but check out who did after the jump.

Mr. Freeze Ices Happy Valley

University Park was met with ice/sleet/hail/freezing rain overnight (I'm not a meteorologist, talk to Dan Vecellio about specifics). While classes weren't cancelled or delayed, (much to the dismay of many) students and faculty were greeted with an icy wonderland on and off campus this morning. Check out our photos after the jump.

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UPUA to Vote on Elections Code

The 2011 UPUA Elections Code will be debated at tonight’s assembly meeting. Seems like there will be quite a lot of contention on a few of these issues.

“Five OUTS” for Community Facing an On-Campus Active Shooter

Penn State Human Resource Development Center (HRDC), along with University Police and the Penn State Risk Management Office, has created a one-hour-long program that provides people with instructions and options in case an active shooter was to ever open fire on campus.

Penn State Tops Big Ten In Football Revenue

According to a report from Forbes that came out Monday, Penn State created the most revenue through its football program than any other team in the Big Ten this past season. What may be more impressive is that the Nittany Lions trailed only Georgia and Alabama in revenues and profits when the Big Ten and Southeastern Conference were compared to each other.

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