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Day: March 12, 2012

UPUA Election Season Begins, Three Presidential Tickets Announced

It's mid-March, which for Penn State can only mean one thing -- it's UPUA election season.

Campaigning kicked off today at 7 a.m., and you have no doubt already received a barrage of Facebook invitations from various campaigns. With current UPUA President T.J. Bard announcing his intention to not seek re-election, three executive tickets qualified for the ballot and have their sights set on replacing him.

BOT Issues Statement Regarding Paterno, Spanier

The Penn State Board of Trustees issued a statement using the mass Penn State listerv and the new Penn State Openness website regarding their decisions to fire former President Graham Spanier and former football coach Joe Paterno. The statement can be found in its entirety below:

#MusicMonday: Getting Back In The Swing of Things

Welcome back, students. Two months sit between you and summer (hooray!) or for you seniors, graduation (booooo!). Either way, you're going to need some music to get your brain back in work mode. You've come to the right spot. This week's selections are brought to you by Dennis McNamara, Sam Cooper, Zach Berger, Matt D'Ippolito, Meghin Moore and Dan Vecellio.

Reader-Submitted Post

You’re Invited to a Theme Dinner at Cafe Laura!

Come enjoy one of the finest dining experiences State College has to offer. Bring all of your friends and family to this one-of-a-kind night, run by the fine seniors of HRIM. "Artisan" will open on March 15 and April 12. Mark your calendars!

I Went To The Blue Sapphire Classic And All I Got Was This Post

If you're like me, you're also an alien to the sport of twirling. Yes, it's a sport, people. I saw it with my own two eyes yesterday at the Blue Sapphire Classic at Rec Hall.. After a few minutes wondering if I'd stumbled into an episode of Toddlers & Tiaras, what I found was a whole lot of talent, energy, and enthusiasm.

Distraction of the Day: Kanye Zone

Not ready to transition back to the grind of normal academia? Wish you were still on a beach, two–thirds into a handle of Jose Cuervo, blasting your “Spring Break: Rack City” playlist? Well, here’s the distraction for you: Don’t Let Kanye into his Zone.

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