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Month: May 2012

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Emily Whitehead: Philipsburg Girl’s Battle Against Cancer Amazes Doctors, Family

Emily’s own doctors have a hard time believing her rapid recovery from a very sick girl in late April to cancer-free by mid-May. “The doctors that were all involved in those couple of days (when Emily was at her worst) are just amazed when they see her out walking with the walker,” Tom said. “We’ve had half a dozen doctors use the word ‘miraculous.' "

2013 Blue-White Game Date Announced

Penn State football fans haven't seen Bill O'Brien run out of the tunnel for a game yet, but some fans are already thinking about spring football. Penn State announced today that the annual Blue-White scrimmage will be held on April 20, 2013.

Sandusky Accusers File Motions to Remain Anonymous

On Monday, attorneys for victims 3, 4, 5, and 7 filed motions at the Centre County Courthouse in the hopes of preventing their identities from being revealed at trial. The motions asked for the court to consider allowing the alleged victims to use a pseudonym when giving testimony, and cited several previous high-profile cases as precedence for this procedure.

The LION 90.7 FM in Turmoil

The LION 90.7 FM, rich in tradition and reverence, is Penn State’s student radio station voice — a voice that has existed since 1953. But a recent leadership transition, and the subsequent termination of longtime advisor and host Andy Nagypal, has left the once lauded station in a power struggle that many fear will damage the station forever. On one side stands the station’s current officers -- notably President Frank Canella and Vice President Steve Valenti -- and on the other its alumni, who fear that WKPS may not persevere through their reckless leadership.

ANGEL To Upgrade To Version 8.0 This Week

Everyone's favorite course management system -- affectionately named ANGEL -- will be upgraded from version 7.4 to version 8.0 on June 2nd between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. It's hard to understand why they would even consider changing such a flawless system, but at least they haven't decided to replace ANGEL with one of those inferior, user-friendly frameworks like Blackboard.

Military Appreciation Day Coming to Beaver Stadium

Bill O'Brien announced today that the September 15th football game at Beaver Stadium between Penn State and Navy will be Military Appreciation day.

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