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Day: February 28, 2011

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State College Police: State Patty’s Day Summary

The State College Police released statistics for this weekend's State Patty's Day festivities. Though Chief Thomas King commended the Interfraternity Council and other participants in the community initiative, the numbers speak for themselves.

  • 480 calls for service
  • 234 criminal arrests
  • 14 drunk driving arrests
  • 14 persons transported to the Nittany Medical Center
  • 34 disorderly persons or gatherings at apartments or houses downtown

Check out the link for the full report.

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Advisory Committee to Have Say in IT Fee

The Council for Commonwealth Student Governments has made significant headway on creating an outlet for meaningful student input about information technology services.

Snaxi Gets You Home Safe (and Cures Munchies Too!)

The next time you face a long walk home with the drunk munchies, don't dispair. Try giving the Snaxi a call. When you take the Snaxi, you can expect a cheap ride, a free snack and a great coversation, including some signature one-liners from Erica Brecher. Find out more after the jump.

DOTD: State Patty’s Day Edition

It isn't easy going back to the life of classwork after straight boozing for a full 18-or-so hours. Penn State, as a whole, just went H.A.M this weekend and the start of the week couldn't be more loathed. So, in order to suspend reality, we have some hilarious YouTube videos for tools of procrastination. Not just any viral vids, State Patty's Day madness that has made the web. Call it, State.0.

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On State Patty’s Day, Local Volunteers ‘Not Here to Fight’

Adam Smeltz at points to this year’s State College community initiative as a sign that State Patty’s Day is being more openly disavowed and discouraged.

Lady Lions Finish Regular Season With a Win

The Penn State women’s basketball team finished the regular season with a win, beating Northwestern 66-56 on Sunday in the fifth annual WBCA Pink Zone at Penn State game. The victory gave the Lady Lions second place in the Big Ten as they head into the Big Ten Tournament next week.

With the win, Penn State finishes the regular season at 22-8 overall and 11-5 in the Big Ten. They finish in the second spot in the Big Ten standings, which is their best result since winning the Big Ten in 2004.

Next up for the Lady Lions is a trip to Indianapolis to play in the Big Ten Tournament. Penn State will play the winner of Purdue-Indiana on March 4 at 11:30 a.m.

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