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Day: January 26, 2012

Petition Calls for Paterno Field at Beaver Stadium

Over the past few days, there has been an outpouring of support from the Penn State community to honor the late Joe Paterno. Another special recognition could ensure that the man who helped build Beaver Stadium will forever be linked to the football program.

Songwriters Club Concerts to Benefit THON

It has been a long and sad couple of days for us here in Happy Valley. With the passing of our beloved Joe Paterno, we once again are reminded of how precious life is and how important it is to live for more than just ourselves.

With that in mind, we are reminded that THON is just a few weeks away and the Penn State community has an opportunity to come together for some music, fun and fundraising for a cause which we all hold so dear.

The Songwriters Club will be hosting concerts tonight and tomorrow night that will feature many student acts to benefit THON.

President Erickson Speaks to UPUA

Penn State President Rodney Erickson spoke to the UPUA and briefly took questions at the beginning of Wednesday's legislative meeting. Erickson touched on a number of topics, most notably his disdain for our pseudo-holiday State Patty's Day.

Paterno Tribute Video Raises Money For THON

With Joe Paterno's passing has come a truly astounding amount of words, images, and videos honoring a man that deserves such a goodbye. One Penn State alumnus, with a little help from his friends, has found a way to honor JoePa while helping THON at the same time.

“A Memorial for Joe” Will Bring Strangers Together

As was mentioned yesterday, it's a testament to the world we live in when watching a Ticketmaster loading page is the most nerve-racking experience of the day. At approximately 10: 01 a.m. on Tuesday morning, anxiety turned to disappointment as "Your Wait Time is Less than One Minute" transitioned to "Sorry No Matches Were Found."

Men’s Basketball Loses Ugly in Columbus

Penn State dug themselves an early hole. Later on, Pat Chambers picked up a technical foul and Tim Frazier struggled to put his shoe on at one point. It was that kind of night for the Nittany Lions (10-12, 2-7) as they lost to No. 4 Ohio State (18-3, 6-2) 78-54.

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