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Month: September 2011

UPUA Heads West for PASS Conference

If you asked Christian Ragland about it, I'm sure he'd look back and say that the formation of Pennsylvania Association of State-Related Schools was the highlight of his tenure as UPUA President. Joining together Penn State, Pitt, Temple, and Lincoln universities, the coalition took on even greater importance as state appropriations to the four were cut in the spring. It will continue to live on, even after the departure of Ragland, and this afternoon, a contingency from the UPUA will join their counterparts from the other three universities in Pittsburgh for the organization's first conference of the year.

If You’re Not Going Canning This Weekend…

While many people go canning for the weekends, there are certainly plenty of things to do if you stay behind. This Friday Sam Adams is coming to the HUB along with other activities. Saturday there will be plenty of sporting events to choose from.

New Sheetz to Open on S. Atherton

This winter, Sheetz will expand its fleet of convenience stores/gas stations in the State College area to include a new location on South Atherton Street.

SCPD to Use New Flashlights to Detect Alcohol at DUI Checkpoints

The State College Police Department made public Monday the passive alcohol sniffer they have been using in routine DUI checkpoints.

From Parks and Rec to the Ballpark: Chris Pratt

Last night, student reporters from various colleges were treated to a conference call with "Parks and Recreation's" Chris Pratt, who stars as Oakland A's first baseman Scott Hatteberg in the new movie "Moneyball."

Penn State-Indiana Preview

Last week, Penn State built on a win over Temple with a 34-6 victory over Eastern Michigan. The Nittany Lions clicked both offensively and defensively, but Michael Mauti and D'Anton Lynn went out with injuries. At 3-1, Penn State now enters Big Ten play on the road against Indiana (1-3).

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