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Day: April 5, 2012

Overheard on Twitter: Gavin Keirans Sends Gifts

Anyone who follows the history of UPUA certainly has a soft spot in their heart for Gavin Keirans, who served as UPUA President for two terms from 2008-2010. And today, former President TJ Bard and current President Courtney Lennartz tweeted pictures of a special package they received from Gavin.

Sandusky Defense Withdraws Request to Drop Charges… For Now

Today in Bellefonte, Judge Cleland heard brief comments from both the defense of Jerry Sandusky and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Penn State Speaks @PSUStudents

A few weeks ago, Cory Trimm, creator of the new website, was hit with an idea. Interestingly enough, the inspiration came from Sweden, the first country that allows its citizens to control its official Twitter account. Cory wanted to take this a step further for Penn State, though. He wondered what would happen if there was a Penn State Twitter account that was not home to only one curator per week, but to tens of thousands of voices with an infinite variety of things to share.

Penn State Bucket List: 30 Things in 30 Days

Today marks one month until graduation. With that in mind, I've made a list of 30 things to consider doing during your last 30 days. Check it out after the jump!

Apathetic State

Most students could care less about anything besides drinking, the gym, resume-building, THON, greasy foods, sweat pants, and casual sex. But what can be rightfully omitted is civic engagement and giving two shits about other facets of the Penn State community besides the football team. Learn more about our student culture after the jump.

School of Seven Bells Jams Out at Chronic Town

Starting off the tour for their third album Ghostory, School of Seven Bells' first stop was Chronic Town, bringing along their indie rock/ dream pop tunes to Penn State Tuesday night. Opening for them was Think Twice, Dublin, State College's own local melancholic dream pop band.

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