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Day: March 1, 2011

Why You Shouldn’t Run for UPUA

Looking for something that looks great on a resume? Then by all means, run for a spot on the University Park Undergraduate Association. But if you're actually one of those young idealists who's hoping to make an impact on the Penn State community, your efforts might be better served elsewhere. It's not UPUA's fault that they're largely a committee without significant authority--I can't imagine a student government at any level that would be tasked with making legitimate, important decisions that would actually affect any college or university. With billions of dollars, thousands of jobs, and worldwide prestige on the line, it would be foolish to give students more than nominal control. You can't have the inmates running the asylum.

A Cappella Fills HUB on State Patty’s Day

On a night many Penn Staters were stumbling down College Avenue dressed in green, music filled Alumni Hall in the HUB. The International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Mid-Atlantic Quarterfinals played host to 10 ensembles, vying for the top two spots and a place in the semifinals.

PRIDE. Asks Fans to Pledge Good Behavior

Penn State PRIDE. Sportsmanship Initiative are holding an event in the HUB today from 10am-3pm to promote good sportsmanship among Penn State fans. PRIDE. are asking fans to sign their pledge to promise to treat opponents with respect and foster good relationships with opposing fans. The organization, now in their second year, aim to perpetuate the traditions of Penn State University and ensure a welcoming environment for all fans, regardless of affiliation.

Men’s Volleyball Takes Control of Conference

The Penn State menโ€™s volleyball team won two road matches last week to take control of the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA). After beating St. Francis (Pa.) on Wednesday, the Nittany Lions easily swept George Mason on Saturday.

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Curley Center Brings Radio Hosts To Penn State

The John Curley Center for Sports Journalism at Penn State hosted Mike Missanelli and Paul Alexander last night at the Nittany Lion Inn

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