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Day: April 6, 2011

10 Questions with Penn State Thespians’ Jesus

Want Jesus to answer your most difficult questions? So do we, but you've got the wrong article. Want answers about Jesus Christ Superstar from the man himself? That we can do. Ladies and gentleman, meet Jesus. Part time Jesus that is, because after Saturday he reverts back to Rob McNeil, freshman Penn State student and member of the Penn State Thespians. Oh the perks of being a Jesus.

Astronaut & Spacey: Hump Day Hip Hop

After announcing that he was "over rap," creator of Hawaiian Super Kush, Kid Cudi, is now claiming that he is also finished with weed. Dropping a nasty track he initially recorded for the Street Fighter game soundtrack, we can only wonder, can Cudder keep doin his thing without the sticky green? Luckily, we have plenty of jams to keep your minds from dwelling on this oxymornic dilemma, including Penn State rapper Chewi, who just released his debut mixtape yesterday.

Softball Team Splits with Illinois

Saturday marked the start of a string of Big Ten Conference games for the softball team, and a new team record. The women traveled to Illinois for games last weekend against the Fighting Illini. They split the series with a victory on Saturday and a loss on Sunday. According to the softball team's twitter account, Jackie Hill's victory on Saturday made her Penn State softball's all time leader in wins. Hill and the team are now in Michigan for their doubleheader today against Michigan State University.

PSU Presses Start on Video Game Class

Apparently, Penn State has recently decided to join us in the 21st century. Next fall, the College of Communications will have a COMM 190 class entitled Gaming and the Interactive Media. For those without a PhD in Fancy Jargon, that means there will be a general education class centered on video games. Before you jump over to the registrar, the class isn’t about grading your headshots and has nothing to do with n00bs and spawn camping.

Why Capital Day was Important

Students from University Park and across the Commonwealth journeyed to Harrisburg yesterday with a goal of petitioning legislators to restore at least a portion of the 52.4% cut proposed by Governor Tom Corbett in his Pennsylvania budget proposal.

A Class About Facebook? Not Yet, But Close.

Today at 4pm in Carnegie Cinema (113 Carnegie Building), you can watch Jesse Eisenberg in all of his nerdy glory during a free showing of "The Social Network" sponsored by the Media Studies Society and the Department of Film-Video and Media Studies.

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