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Day: February 10, 2012

Clarifying The Use Of #PSUcharges

Today, during the hearing on bail conditions for Jerry Sandusky, Onward State staffers in Bellefonte used the hashtag #PSUcharges to classify their tweets of the coverage. #PSUcharges was the hashtag created by local media sources when the charges against Jerry Sandusky AND Tim Curley and Gary Schultz were made public on November 5th. Some who follow Onward State wanted a change in the hashtag to #Sandusky, presumably because of the prevailing thought that Jerry Sandusky "does not represent Penn State". We explain our continued use of the hashtag after the jump.

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Sandusky Wants a Centre County Jury, Cleland Aims For May Trial Date

Judge John M. Cleland heard five separate motions this morning from Jerry Sandusky’s defense team and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Distraction of the Day: Penn State Memes

Attention, Penn Staters: the wait is over. Penn State Memes has finally arrived. You will no longer be forced to look at photos with seemingly pointless jokes about other colleges that you do not understand every time you sign onto Facebook. Instead, your timelines will finally be flooding with the ever-popular “Most Interesting Man in the World” and “Y U NO Guy” accompanied by familiar phrases pertaining to Penn State life.

Get Fit for THON Weekend

Whether you are a dancer or committee member or you simply plan on spending THON weekend as a supporter in the stands, it is important to prepare yourself for the big event. Mental preparation is extremely important, but don't forget about your body; there are very few negatives to being physically fit!

Hip-Hop Trio Seeks “Common Ground”

To those in the rap game, State College is a fractured scene. In true musical Adam Smith philosophy, the hip-hop culture has been suppressed by self-interest and hit-it-big egos of local rappers. But for the entertainment trio, Common Ground, being the glue that binds the music scene is just as rewarding as making that Jay-Z cash flow. Learn more about the pioneers of hip-hop unity after the jump.

PSU Softball Season Begins at LSU

The Penn State softball team will kick off its 2012 season down south as they compete in the Tiger Classic on the campus of Louisiana State University. They’ll face host team no. 22 LSU on Friday at 7 p.m. before facing Louisiana Tech on Saturday and Michigan on Sunday.

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