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Day: February 24, 2011

Football Uniform to Lose Trim

For the first time in decades, the Penn State football uniform is set for a change. According to the Allentown Morning Call, Guido D'Elia told a class at Penn State that the uniforms were likely to lose the contrasting trim on the sleeves and collar. The move brings the uniforms back to the Kerry Collins era styling and stands to make the already plain uniforms even more plain.

3OH!3 to Play HUB

Crunk-pop band 3OH!3 is scheduled to perform on Friday, March 18th in Alumni Hall at 10 P.M. as a part of SPA LateNight. There will be no tickets for this event. Students with valid PSU ID will be let in for free on a first come, first serve basis.

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Two State College Bars to Close for State Patty’s Day; Others May Join

The Lion’s Den and the Shandygaff will be closed on State Patty’s Day, according to a report from’s Adam Smeltz.

Don’t Celebrate (But Buy Our T-Shirts)

There has been a lot of talk about how the students are the problem when it comes to State Patty's Day. We are the ones getting drunk in public, causing damage and urinating everywhere. Despite widespread condemnation from the State College community, there are those outside of the Penn State student body who support this event.

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State Pattiology

It’s common for students to respond to criticism of State Patty’s Day with the comment that “State Patty’s Day is no different than _____”, where you can fill in the blank with Homecoming, Blue/White Weekend, Sy Barash Regatta, Phi Psi 500, ArtsFest or any number of other events. And, on the surface, that seems obvious. You have visitors, students and drinking. Those three things make up a big part of all of those events. But, let’s take a look at that by simply asking how State Patty’s Day is different than these other events. What do these other events have that State Patty’s Day does not?

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The Nocturnal Urinal

These would be perfect for State College. Just place one at Beaver Canyon and see what happens.

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