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Day: April 13, 2011

Penn State Student Returns On National Theatre Tour

Penn State theatre major Jim Hogan returned to Penn State on the Eisenhower stage as part of the national theatre tour production of the musical Spring Awakening. Hogan, who was a freshman last year majoring in theatre, took the year off to travel with the show. An honorable introduction was given prior to the show informing the audience of Hogan's Penn State ties. A few weeks ago the Daily Collegian offered a preview of Hogan's return to Penn State. Spring Awakening, the Tony award winner for best musical in 2007,  brought out a packed house Tuesday and Wednesday  night.

Astronaut & Spacey: Hump Day Hip Hop

Why has Gucci Mane been arrested, again? Has Penn State rapper Greg Falatek stepped up his game as his sophomore mixtape prepares to drop? Who is better: Cee Lo Green or OFWGKTA's Frank Ocean? Choc full of more hip hop suggestions and news than any other Hump Day session, the space bros are sure to get your Blue & White weekend bumpin' with their killer list of jams.

Nittany Lion Softball Loses Three in a Row

The softball team’s last six games were against Big Ten Conference schools, with four of those six coming this past week. Despite a first game win against Michigan State, the team lost their next three games. The team started their week’s set of games on Wednesday, traveling to Michigan State for a doubleheader. In game one, both teams had double digit hits, but Cassidy Bell’s grand slam in the fourth inning helped Penn State win 8-6. Find out what happened in the team's next three games after the jump.

chariot races

Greek Week Schedule of Events

Check out the entire schedule of events for Greek Week 2011. From chariot races to toga parties at the Mezz, you won't want to miss any of it.

Penn State Mythbusters: GSpan’s Jet

For years, I've been hearing people mention that the University owns a private jet that Graham Spanier can use to fly to Harrisburg and other locations for university business. Most of the time it's mentioned in jest, with the the joke that the plane is used for extravagant trips for upper-level university officials. But nobody's ever been too upset about that concept of the university owning a private jet.

Going Through THON Withdrawl? Come Out to Rita’s FTK!

Although THON 2012 is sadly still many months away, there are still plenty of opportunities to raise some more money for the kids. Today, Rita's on Beaver Ave will donate 20% of their proceeds to THON.

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