Day: April 19, 2011

Graham Spanier to Host TV Show Discussing Online Privacy

Tune in to the next edition of “To the Best of my Knowledge” tonight at 8 p.m. to see Graham Spanier host a discussion about online privacy issues. Viewers are encouraged to call or email the program with comments and questions as it is being broadcast.

Second Beaver Stadium 5K Raises $80K for Special Olympics

The 1,600 participants of Sunday’s Beaver Stadium 5K were able to meet Sue Paterno, former Nittany Lion standout Franco Harris and other Penn State student-athletes as they finished the race – at the 50-yard line of Beaver Stadium. The record-breaking $80,000 raised for Special Olympics Pennsylvania was just an extra added bonus to the newest Blue-White Weekend tradition.

Millenium Science Complex Nears Completion

Having been under construction since the fall of 2008, for many Penn State students, the Millenium Science Complex has been a part of their campus experience since freshman year. After nearly three years, however, the building is set to be completed by the end of the summer. Get a sneak peek of the building after the jump.

Distinguished Speakers Chosen to Speak at Commencement Ceremonies

As a graduating senior, I’ve been looking forward to seeing the list of commencement speakers for all the various colleges. Throughout the years Penn State has had some pretty cool cats come to send its graduates out with a bang; including famous filmmakers, corporate CEOs, and Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners. This year is no exception with some pretty big names on the docket. We’ve got the full list after the jump.

Pancake Dinner Benefits Children with Cerebral Palsy

The Penn State Rotaract Club, a club that provides four types of services: club, vocational, community and international is serving “all-you-can-eat” Pancake dinner at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Tuesday April 19th at 5pm for only $5. All proceeds benefit the Akaanksha Project

Trend Alert: “Blue and White” Raps

The “Blue and White” remix craze has swept the vomit-stained streets of State College. Everyone with a rhyme book and a mic on their laptop thinks that they can rep their school colors by laying down a rap. If Playboy’s ranking didn’t get you in the school spirit, here is a list of all of the Penn State raps to obnoxiously blast at your next party.

Baseball Team Set For Weekend Series With OSU

The Nittany Lion baseball team split in four home games last week going 2-2 despite having two games cancelled due to rain.

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