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Day: March 23, 2011

TEDxPSU Curator Announced

Following the successes of last October's TEDxPSU event, the executive committee set out to plan next year's event. They took a big step forward when they announced that Zach Zimbler will take over the post as curator for the event. Zimbler is currently a junior double majoring in Supply Chain Management and Information Sciences and Technology and served as the Official Student Liaison for TEDxPSU 2010.

“I’m elated to be working on such a fantastic event for the second year in a row and we’ll be looking to improve upon the event itself and the sustainability of the organization into the future,” said Zimbler in a press release.

The rest of the executive committee will be selected over the next 2 weeks and a general volunteer meeting will take place in mid-April.

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Local Burgers, Courtesy of Happy Valley Cows

StateCollege.com’s Michele Marchetti visited the Penn State Meats Laboratory and chatted with Chris Raines, who has established quite a following as @iTweetMeat.

Lady Lion Offense Struggles Over Weekend, Home Opener on Thursday

The Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, California marked the Lady Lion's last softball games before their home opener this Thursday. The team's first home game at the new stadium probably can't come soon enough, as they left the "Golden State" with a 2-3 record in the Classic.

FCC Diversity Officer Speaks on Promoting Broadband

Mark Lloyd discussed media regulation and how broadband is changing the media landscape on Tuesday in the HUB Auditorium. The FCC’s chief diversity officer and associate general counsel mostly covered how the FCC plans to move forward in the increasing broadband substantially for the general public.

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Sports Illustrated Writer to Pen Paterno Book

Sports Illustrated senior writer Joe Posnanski announced via his blog on Tuesday that he plans to move to State College to write a book about Joe Paterno.

Complaining About UPUA Violations… In Style!

I've been told that UPUA Elections are going on and I should care for some reason. I recently discovered that UPUA has set up an official spot to complain about Elections Code Violations. If there's one thing I like to do, it is complaining about things. Especially frivolous things that nobody honestly cares about. It sure sounds like an election to me!

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