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Day: September 28, 2011

Under Armour Challenge Coming to Penn State

Do you like free t-shirts? Do you enjoy college girls wearing Under Armour? If you answered yes to either of these questions, chances are the Under Armour Challenge being held Thursday at Penn State is for you.

The Zombies Invade the State Theatre

The Zombies are coming to the State Theatre. No, not the shuffling, brain-eating ones with rotting flesh. This is the groovy, psychedelic English rock band of the '60s.

Mount Nittany Conservancy Holding Second Benefit

The beauty of Mount Nittany is free to all members of the State College community. The Mount Nittany Conservancy works very hard to keep maintain it through charitable donations and benefits. This Friday the organization will hold its second annual Mount Nittany Night.

How Can I Help You?

The teaching assistant is a vital position in any Penn State course--they have the all-important but never-heralded task of writing exams, grading papers, and sending out information to their students.

When something goes wrong in the grade book or feedback on assignments is slow to get back to students, the TA catches the heat.

I understand that the sheer volume of tests and papers makes life difficult, but from my experience, there is no excuse for failing to understand and execute the simple tasks a TA needs to perform.

Canning “Do”s and “Don’t”s

Classes have started, the quarterback carousel is turning, and canning weekends are here. Ah, yes, fall is upon us. As a former THON chair, I know that canning is great way to meet new friends and raise money for the cause that we all love and adore. In preparation for this weekend, here are a few tips for both veterans and first-timers.

Uncovering “Who Killed Betsy?”

On November 28, 1969, 22-year-old Penn State student Betsy Aardsma was murdered in the Central Stacks of the Pattee Library. After 41 years without finding her killer, one author thinks he has figured out who did it and has published a book with his findings. Read more after the jump.

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