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Day: March 22, 2012


Sandusky’s Attorney Asks for Charges to be Dropped

Joe Amendola filed a motion in court on Thursday, requesting that all 52 charges against Jerry Sandusky be dropped.

UPUA Candidates: Evan Ponter and Ryan Kristobak

With UPUA election day quickly approaching, three presidential candidates are vying to replace outgoing President T.J. Bard. Over the next several days, we'll be posting profiles of each ticket to help you make a more educated decision on March 28.

Four UPUA Representatives Disregard Capital Day, Constituents, and Democracy

When the bus leaves for Harrisburg on April 4, carrying most members of your student government, four representatives won't be on it. Capital Day, as it states on the website, "brings together alumni and student advocates for Penn State and connect them with their state legislators. " It seems like the ideal event for student leaders to attend, but that is not the case for four members of our student government.

The End of an Era: UPUA’s 6th Assembly

Resolution 34-06, which allocates $6,800 to promote "Sexual Assault Awareness Week" from April 17-20, had received quite a bit of press leading up the meeting, and created more student interest than is typical for UPUA legislation. Every UPUA meeting opens up with roll call followed by an open student forum session. While typically just a procedural act that no student takes advantage of, this night was different. Only With Consent, a new student group, along with a spattering of other students filled the gallery waiting for an opportunity to speak in favor of the bill.

Nittany Lions Beat Pitt In Home Opener

The Nittany Lion baseball team won their home opener Wednesday with a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Panthers. Over 1,000 fans showed up at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park to watch the first home game of the season. Senior Jordan Steranka had a tremendous day on offense going 4-4 with four RBIs and a three-run […]

Lewis Black to Perform at Eisenhower Auditorum

Acclaimed stand-up comedian and Comedy Central veteran Lewis Black will bring his comedic ramblings to Penn State. SPA will host the show at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 29 in Eisenhower Auditorium. Tickets are free to students with their ID beginning Monday, March 26. Students may receive two tickets per ID.

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