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Day: February 21, 2011

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We the People Walk

What does "We the People" mean in the context of Penn State?

“Nothing” constituted my initial thoughts. At least those sans expletive were quite straightforward. “We the People” is a phrase borrowed from the Constitution of the United States. It doesn't mean anything in the context of Penn State. Perhaps my ignorance fueled a juvenile groping for connections.

Registration for UPUA Elections Now Open

Registration for elections for UPUA's 6th Assembly are now open. Interested students can register for President/Vice President and At Large, Academic , and Off or On Campus Representative positions. Registration materials are available in the UPUA office, 332 HUB, and must be completed by Friday March 4th.

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March for Tuition Relief at Penn State this Tuesday

This Tuesday, February 22, students are invited to attend a Penn State’s March on Rising Tuition, starting at the Shields Building at 12:00pm. Help us join the fight for justice in higher education!

Via Alpha Gama Alpha Sorority Myspace

THON Spreads Message to West Coast

The University of California, Los Angeles held its 9th annual dance marathon over the weekend. Student groups danced for a whopping 26 hours straight to raise money for pediatric AIDS victims. Something seems a little fishy. It's almost like I've heard of this idea before. Is this just a THON copy cat? Should we Twitter-bitch about it being a "total rip-off" of Penn State's impressive philanthropy? Or should we jump down from our high horse and see this as an indicator of THON's overwhelming success? Let this be a lesson in bragging etiquette.

Dancer Dan: Wrapping Up My Greatest Weekend

I sat at home Friday afternoon before heading to the Bryce Jordan Center thinking about what I would experience for the next two days. I knew it would be something I never forgot, something that I would take with me for the rest of my life, no matter how old I got. When I returned to my couch on Sunday evening, I realized that I didn't dream big enough.

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PSU to Cut, Combine Programs

The Centre Daily Times reports today on more reorganization recommendations from the Penn State Core Council. When will these all be public? Only Graham knows…

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