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Day: August 22, 2011

Fraser St. Realignment Planned for Fall Completion

While many of you were away from State College this summer, Fraser Street has been undergoing a major realignment. The construction is intended to straighten the intersection of Fraser and Beaver. The project is part of an effort to improve that region of town, while construction of the Fraser Centre remains pending. In addition to the Fraser intersection, construction projects have been undertaken to widen the sidewalk in front of Green Bowl and Saint's Cafe.

My Senior Year Wish List

With the fall semester ready to begin, Penn State seniors know that this is their last go-around in Happy Valley. One Onward State senior shares what he thinks will make this year special for the Class of 2012.

Freshmen 101: Academics (Why You’re Here)

It's time for the first day of classes. And while a few particularly unfortunate freshmen are on their way to their early morning courses, others figured out Rule #1 for themselves. But whether you're up at the crack of dawn for your 8 a.m. or sleeping in until 1:25, here are some tips on how to succeed in college without really trying.

Schedule of Welcome Week Events

In celebration of the fall semester's commencement, a variety of Welcome Week activities will be held throughout campus.

TEDxPSU Registration Opens Today

Today is an important day; it's the first day of classes, where the new ideas begin to flow through your head and flourish again. Either that, or you're nursing a wicked hangover, and already dreading that ten-page paper you're going to have to write on why Ayn Rand was such a miserable frump. Depending on how it's going for you, you might already be looking down the barrel of a painfully long semester. But there's a glimmer of hope--what you can get excited about is the opening of attendee registration for TEDxPSU 2011.

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