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Day: October 30, 2012

AG Candidate Kathleen Kane to Visit Irvings

Tomorrow morning, Kathleen Kane, a democratic candidate for Pennsyvlania Attorney General will be having breakfast and meeting with supporters in Irvings Cafe (@IrvingsPSU). The event, held at 9:45 a.m. is open to the public and will provide a chance for attendees to meet Kane.

Penn State Featured on Cover of Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated announced earlier today that Penn State would be featured on this week's cover regionally in the Northeast. The cover marks the one year anniversary of the Jerry Sandusky scandal breaking and reads "We Are Still Penn State: Defiance, Collective Guilt, Denial...Happy Valley One Year Later."
My initial reaction was positive, noticing that the main headline is "We Are Still Penn State" -- an appropriate rallying cry that those inside Happy Valley have been using for most of the year. But then when I saw the subheadline of "Defiance, collective guilt, revival," I have to question just how favorable -- or fair -- S.L. Price's centerpiece will depict Penn State.

Penn State Uses Sandy as Excuse to Get Drunk

Hurricane Sandy is blowing through the North East causing significant damage, especially in New York and New Jersey. Flood waters have inundated subway passages. Boardwalks have been swallowed up by waves. And in State College, shelves of malt liquor have been scrounged up like emergency rations of flashlights, bread, and milk in areas that lie bel0w sea level.

Rick Perry to Campaign in Happy Valley

State College is a magnet for former conservative presidential candidates. On Saturday afternoon, Governor Rick Perry of Texas will campaign at the Victory Center of the Centre County Republican Party. GOP candidate for the US Senate, Tom Smith, will also be in attendance.

Promotions Set for Penn State Basketball

With the team's opening scrimmage against Philadelphia University just five days away, Penn State basketball single-game tickets are on sale to the public. The program also announced a slew of awesome promotions catered toward a boost in student support for the Nittany Lions -- a team that is on the rise in the second year under Pat Chambers.

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