For the second straight week, the University Park Undergraduate Association's agenda was greater characterized by what was not present on it than what was. At the organization's first meeting of the semester, a debate over whether UPUA could--and should--subsidize test prep options offered by the Princeton Review captivated even the audience, though it was ultimately tabled for another day. And for another week, we'll have to wonder just when that day will come.
With Pat Chambers in the fold as the new head basketball coach for the Nittany Lions, his presence on campus has generated some buzz around Happy Valley. After Ed Dechellis fled State College to coach at Navy, the Penn State athletic department seized an opportunity to invigorate a basketball program that has always played second fiddle to the football program. Chambers has wasted no time, travelling the country recruiting players, and having a presence on campus.