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Day: September 25, 2012

To Fast or Not To Fast…

Last year, I wrote a survival guide to Yom Kippur. This year, I decided to take a different approach to a sorostitute’s favorite Jewish observation. I decided to do some research since I got kicked out of Hebrew School before this lesson (sorry Mrs. Greenberg).

Maybach Music Coming to the BJC on November 4th

Today, the Maybach Music Group announced that it will roll into State College on November 4th. Rick Ross, Meek Mill, and Wale will headline the Sunday show at the BJC.

The Slay List

There are 16 contestants competing at Cafe 210 West's "Red Bull Play & Destroy" Penn State Edition battle. Each contestant will play 30 seconds of a song for each category, appropriately named, battlegories.

Hyundai Donates $325,000 to Penn State Hershey

Overall, Hyundai has donated a total of more than $45 million to pediatric cancer in 14 years, and by the end of 2012, the total will be more than $57 million. As reported by Gant Daily, over $325,000 of that total is going to the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital in honor National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. In addition, Hyundai is also donating $10,000 to go toward electronic purchases to go in the teen activity areas.

Spanier’s Hemingway Letters Project Obtains Grant

We all know who Ernest Hemingway is. Chances are that you read A Farewell To Arms or one of his other famous novels in high school -- well, read them on Sparknotes, but you get the idea. Thanks to his writing, Hemingway has earned a reputation as a brash, war-hardened, angry man. But that reputation is being changed, largely thanks to a the Hemingway Letters Project led by Penn State professor Sandra Spanier, wife of our dear former leader Graham Spanier.

Why Are You Voting, Penn State?

From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, PSU Votes and Onward State will be set up outside of the HUB, the Pattee Paterno library and East Halls with white boards and dry erase markers asking students the simple question "why are you voting?" Join us in giving Penn State a voice in the up-coming election.

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