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Day: February 24, 2012

Ingrosso and Alesso Light Up BJC

EDM superstar Sebastian Ingrosso, one-third of supergroup Swedish House Mafia, performed at the Bryce Jordan Center last night along with openers Alesso, a rising star in the genre, and David Solano, a regular Dayglow DJ. It was no surprise to see Solano, as the event, named State of Emergency, was hosted by Dayglow's parent company, Committee Entertainment.

Back By Popular Demand: A Visit From State Patrick

A year ago, I was challenged to come up with a poem about State Patty's Day to which I said, "Challenge accepted". A Visit From State Patrick was born and posted the day before State Patty's 2011. Now, with popular demand wanting it to be republished, I present it to you again. We would just republish the old story, but the poem was printed onto a picture which was lost when we switched servers. It is important to note that this is NOT AN ENDORSEMENT of State Patty's Day. I wrote the poem and I wish the "holiday" would die once and for all. That should quell any fears of the editorial staff being hypocrites as it pertains to SPD.

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Feds Open Up Parallel Investigation on Jerry Sandusky, Others

Federal investigators have begun their own investigation in the #PSUCharges saga by subpoenaing records from Penn State regarding Jerry Sandusky and The Second Mile.

College GOP Debates Itself. Sorta.

Last night, the Political Science Association held its first debate in ten months. These debates are typically a trivial affair. The Political Science Association invites several political organizations, definitely more than needed, to debate a topic that one of the groups had selected. To herald in the return of political discourse on campus, Thursday night's debate was on entitlements, a subject selected by the College Republicans. While the Republicans arrived ready to handle the attacks from three other parties, their preparation was for naught. The three other political organizations did not attend.

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We Are Not State Patty’s

State Patty’s Day has become a problem for the Penn State community and it’s time that somebody other than the university makes an effort to stop it. We aren’t saying that Greeks are the sole contributor to the issue, but we are trying to be a part of a larger, student-lead solution to the problems associated with the “holiday”. We’re asking all students, not just Greeks, to support the decisions we’ve made regarding Saturday and to take part in the other activities we’ve made available.

Movin’ On Lineup: Staff Reactions

After weeks of anticipation, Movin' On announced most of its line-up for this spring's music festival on Wednesday in the HUB-Robeson Center. There will be a fifth headliner as well at least one local band which will be chosen after the Battle of the Bands which is slated for March 31st. Here are some Onward State staff members opinion on the choices for the line-up thus far.

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