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Day: August 20, 2012

A Plea to SPA: Bring Turquoise Jeep to Penn State

I say to the entertainment committee of the Student Programming Association -- the organization which receives hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding and books dozens of free concerts and speakers for students every year -- bring Turquoise Jeep to Penn State.

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Three Thoughts for Our Students

Dr. Jim Pawelczyk has three thoughts to share with his students at the start of classes to reflect back on the events of the past year, and how to rise to the top again.

Ten Questions With Awkward State

One of the newest Penn State parody accounts on the rise is @AwkwardState. With a modest 389 followers, Awkward State’s first tweet appeared on July 17th and their bio consists of the informative message of “L V U PERN STAT." Onward State wanted to learn a little bit more about the self-proclaimed #1 fan of Penn State, full of awkward gramatical errors and extreme naivety. Here are ten questions with @AwkwardState.

New Society Aims to Protect Old State Traditions

As students of The Pennsylvania State University tradition not only drives us, it defines us. While the newly created Nittany Valley Society may not be protecting some of the more collegiate traditions, the society plans on protecting the culture and heritage in central Pennsylvania.

Expect A More Organized Offense Under O’Brien

As the season approaches, many Penn State fans are wondering if this year's offense will be better than last year's unit that often struggled. While improvement in terms of points is tough to predict, the unit should be better prepared and more organized.

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Connecticut Valley PSU Alumni Chapter Op-Ed Letter

This is being sent on behalf of the Board of Directors in charge of the Connecticut Valley Alumni chapter who submitted a Op-Ed letter to the Hartford Courant, a Connecticut newspaper who has yet to publish our letter. Our chapter is one of many active groups in the nation who stand strong behind Penn State.

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