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Day: March 26, 2012

Construction Drives Residents Crazy

Every morning at 7 AM, we wake up to this noise with our beds shaking and heads pounding. The consistent noise pollution has worn on residents of adjacent apartment buildings like Bryce Jordan Tower, Park Hill, The Phoenix, Hetzel Plaza, University Towers, and Garden House. We are the residents of eastern State College, and we are pissed.

Penn State EDMC Presents “BassDROP in the Valley”

The Penn State Electronic Dance Music Club (EDMC) has put together a killer show Monday night in Alumni Hall, featuring Estonian electro house/dubstep producer Mord Fustang. Sure, the name is cheesy, but Mord is gaining a lot of recognition in the electronic dance music world. He played Ultra Music Festival in Miami this weekend and is making his way to State College for "BassDROP in the Valley".

Comedian Loni Love to Perform in Alumni Hall

Loni Love, former electrical engineer turned stand-up comedian, will perform in Alumni Hall Tuesday, April 3 at 8:00pm. Love was named one of the "Top 10 Comics to Watch" by Variety and Comedy Central. Campus Activity Magazine named her "Hot Comic" in 2009.

Another Spring, Another Quarterback Competition: Is The Third Time a Charm?

Two time All-Big Ten quarterback Daryll Clark played his final game for Penn State on January 1, 2010. Immediately after, the Nittany Lions began searching for his replacement. Fast forward more than two years later, and the search is still unable to find stability, consistency, and quality play from the quarterback position. Read about this years contenders after the jump.

The Penn State Hybrid: Built by Students

Penn State's Advanced Vehicle Team will be hosting an event to show off their design architecture plan for the car they're building for the EcoCAR 2 competition. The event will be held on Wednesday, March 28th from noon to 3:00 pm outside the Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institution on University Drive and Hastings Road. Everyone is welcome to come check out the architecture design of the car and meet the members of the team.

The Presidency That Was

The next UPUA President -- be it Courtney Lennartz, Evan Ponter, or Maggie Quinn -- will have gigantic shoes to fill. With the upcoming Jerry Sandusky trial and the Louis Freeh report due within the next year, I can promise you this -- shit will hit the fan in our Happy Valley again, and the Student Body President will once again be thrust into the national spotlight.

And I know that when it does, I'll miss T.J.

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