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Day: February 1, 2012

Former PSU Quarterback Transfers to Temple

A familiar face may be manning the Temple offense when the Owls travel across the state to Beaver Stadium on September 22. It was officially announced today that former Penn State quarterback Kevin Newsome has signed on with Temple and will be eligible to compete during the 2012 season.

Help Out THON By Buying A Raffle Ticket

THON weekend is rapidly approaching, but you still have time to win amazing prizes by entering the THON raffle. This year’s top prizes include a brand-new Dell 15 Inspiron Laptop, a trip to Europe, and a 2012 Suzuki Kizashi! There will also be smaller prizes given out throughout THON weekend. Find out how to get tickets after the jump.

Muralist Plans to Add JayPa, Harris, and Knight

Michael Pilato, the local artist and proud creator of the mural on Heister Street, has been busy lately. The mural that he calls "Inspiration" has seen a couple modifications since November and maybe seeing a few more in the coming months.

Old Main Bell Gets Digital Upgrade

The sweet organic chimes of the Old Main Bell have been replaced with a cheesy, almost ringtone-esque digital rip-off. Learn more about why the futuristic toll freaks me out after the jump.

eLion Gets a Grand, New Makeover

College of Communications students are the first to test out the newly redesigned eLion in a pilot program recently launched by Penn State. This new redesign is much more aesthetically pleasing, and should make even the pickiest eLion user happier.

Penn State Loses Defensive Battle to Wisconsin

Tuesday night's matchup was a physical battle reminiscent of the 36-33 Penn State victory over Wisconsin in last year's quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament, but, unfortunately for the Nittany Lions, this time they would not have the same fate. Penn State (10-13, 2-8) led the entire game until there were about 15 minutes left in the second half, but stagnant shooting proved to be too much to overcome as Wisconsin went on to win 52-46 in front of a large student crowd.

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