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Month: September 2012

Blue Out Initiative Raises $75,000 for PCAR

Last week's "Blue Out" -- the event that urged people to wear blue attire to the Temple vs. Penn State game -- fetched just under $75,000 in its second year.

Emery Etter Snaps His Way to Penn State

Emery Etter started long snapping in eighth grade after his coach suggested it could help him get on the field more. Now he is long snapping for Penn State.

The Beauty of Cheap: Hamm’s Beer

College students certainly aren't rich. Everytime something goes up in price, we feel it. Sometimes it's beer. Sometimes it's bread. Most of the time it's gas. Being cheap is nothing to be ashamed of when you're young and learning.

Staff Predictions: Penn State vs. Illinois

Week 5 of the college football season is here, and that means conference play is set to heat up all over the country. The Penn State Nittany Lions (2-2) and the Illini Fighting Illini (2-2) are set to play at Memorial Stadium in what will be the Big Ten opener for both teams. Let's see some picks.

Penn State Ranks 13th in College Investment

The Wall Street Journal's magazine SmartMoney released rankings of return on investment at some of the country's most expensive colleges. The magazine analyzed tuition over four years as well as median salaries for recent graduates (graduates from 3 years ago) and mid-career graduates (graduates from 15 years ago). Penn State ranks 13th in their model, above the entire Ivy League.

Realistic Parents Weekend Event Roundup

Not sure what to do with your parents this weekend? We combed through all the events going on this weekend and come up with a list of what to do and what to skip.

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