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Day: April 4, 2011

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Pay of State University Presidents Holds Steady Despite Cuts

n a year in which state universities often absorbed sharp budget cuts and raised tuition, the salaries of the presidents of those institutions largely held steady, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Rhetorical Choice Awaits Penn Staters at Walk Out Event

In Adam Smeltz’s view, Penn State students are faced with a big rhetorical question today.

THON 2012 Overall Committee Announced

Even though it just seems as THON 2011 has just ended, it is already time to start preparing for THON 2012. The Overall Committee was announced last week. Check out the full list after the jump.

Onward & Outward: Penn’s Cave

For those of us who would rather hike up a mountain than hike back to frat row, being stuck in town can grow monotonous at times. Last year, I began exploring outside of the State College area and was amazed at how much there was to do. A short road trip on a Saturday can make some of your most memorable experiences while at Penn State. For the first installment of this series, I visited Penn's Cave this past weekend.

Send Silence Packing - 041111

A Not so Happy Valley

A beautiful chord had struck, one that human ears fail to acknowledge, but the heart welcomes with open arms. A room full of silence and heavy hearts was accompanied by 1,100 memories represented by the delicate placement of an equal number of backpacks. The quiet was broken by soft voices who brought comforting words and the desire to send silence packing.

Penn State to Kick Off Blue-White Weekend April 15

Penn State’s most exciting weekend is finally here! Nothing says springtime like dusting off that George Foreman grill, defrosting the burgers and hot dogs and enjoying a fun filled Blue and White Weekend in Happy Valley kicking off Friday, April 15 with the carnival at 6 p.m.

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