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Day: April 16, 2012

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Ganim Wins Pulitzer Prize for Sandusky Coverage

The second-youngest reporter to win the most prestigious prize in journalism, Penn State alumna and Harrisburg Patriot-News reporter Sara Ganim won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting on Monday after years of intrepid reporting and breaking the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal in March 2011.

Coquese Washington is Here to Stay

It was a few nervous days for the Penn State Women's Basketball program. Everyone can now exhale. After receiving permission from acting athletic director David Joyner to interview for the Michigan job last week, head coach Coquese Washington made it official at a 3 p.m. press conference that she will remain with the Lady Lion program.

From Dayglow to Dancing with Myself

The day after Dayglow's first concert in State College, I saw a girl in class the next morning who still had the neon paint on her shoes. I asked her how she liked the event. “It was fun,” she replied, “if you wanted to get raped.” She was a little too serious, but we both laughed. The comment got me thinking about something that I've noticed before. Find out what it is after the jump.

You Know It’s Greek Week When…

Greeks are always babbling on about how awesome it is to be affiliated no matter what time of year it is, but this week is Greek Week here in Happy Valley, which means you're going to be seeing even more letters than usual. But that's not the only tell-tale sign.

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Whose Leadership Failed?

On March 12, the Penn State Board of Trustees released a statement offering a new reason for firing Joe Paterno, this time focusing on Paterno’s alleged “failure of leadership.” Let us therefore examine who was supposed to lead in the situation.

Penn State Wins Weekend Series With Michigan

It was a good weekend for the Penn State baseball team. After an underwhelming performance in game one on Friday night, Penn State came back strong to win the final two games of their three game series against Michigan this weekend.

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