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Day: March 29, 2012

Israeli Ambassador to U.S. To Speak on Campus

Michael Oren, the Israeli Ambassador to the United States, will speak on campus tonight about American foreign policy and the role of Israel as one of America's most important allies in the Middle-East. The event is scheduled for 7:00 pm in 111 Wartik and is structured as an open forum. Oren will be available for questions that anyone might have.

The Worst Classes I Took At Penn State: “The Saccharine 16”

With March Madness and Scheduling Madness upon us, and being in the sunset of my college career, I thought it would be appropriate to orchestrate a sixteen-class bracket of the courses at Penn State wherein I was must struck with the thought, “Why am I here?”

Billy O’s: The Rebound for Your Grillers Breakup

Ever since Grillers was shut down by the State College Department of Ordinance Enforcement & Public Health (those clean freak bastards) I have been in a state of mourning. So on Friday night when I was drinking underage and heard the news whilst stumbling my way over to Beaver ave I was an emotional wreck. Luckily, I was pointed in the direction of Billy O's.

Meet the Battling Bands

Twelve student musical acts will compete in Movin' On's Battle of the Bands this Saturday at 9 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Two winners will be opening for the 2012 lineup on Friday, April 27. Find out more about the competitors after the jump.

Maggie Lucas Earns AP All-America Honorable Mention Accolades

Maggie Lucas, a Penn State Lady Lions guard, was awarded AP All-America honorable mention commendations for her impress sophomore season. Lucas averaged 19.5 points on 42.9 percent shooting this year along with 4.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.

PSU Fencer Aleks Ochocki Grabs His Second NCAA Championship

It has all come full circle for Aleks Ochocki, the Clark, N.J. native who won the NCAA championship in saber his freshman year. This past weekend, after already being named an All-American for the fourth consecutive season, Ochocki defeated Valentin Staller of Harvard 15-11 in the gold medal match, finishing his final year at Penn State with a second NCAA championship victory.

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