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Day: December 6, 2012

President Erickson and Administrators Release Statement on Chi Omega

President Erickson and a large group of Penn State administrators have released a statement on the Chi Omega sorority, which has recently been placed on probation. Here are the full remarks.

Rejoice: Tiësto Show Rescheduled

Tiësto is officially coming to Penn State. The DJ, who was originally supposed to preform at the Bryce Jordan Center back in October, cancelled his performance due to a back injury. He has since rescheduled his cancelled performances and will be appearing at Penn State on February 26th.

Chi Omega Placed on Probation

As a result of a racially insensitive photo posted by the Penn State chapter of the Chi Omega sorority, the Governing Council of Chi Omega has placed the chapter on probation, effective immediately. Here's a statement taken from the group's Facebook page

Students Speak Out About Chi Omega Photo At UPUA

A group of approximately 75 students of all different ethnic and cultural backgrounds filed into last night's UPUA meeting to speak about the Chi Omega racially insensitive photo, which has become national news over the past two days.

Penn State Crushed by La Salle in Philadelphia

Playing at the historic Palestra in Philadelphia, Penn State fought and clawed for 40 minutes. The gritty effort wasn't enough to overcome a barrage of hot three-point shooting from La Salle however, as the Nittany Lions fell 82-57 in a tale of two halves.

Chi Omega Image Calls Students To Action

A group of roughly 80-100 students who were disgruntle over the culturally ignorant image of a Penn State sorority that has made international news met in a crowded Willard classroom to discuss how to turn the negative publicity into positive social change. Read about how diverse members of the Penn State community are responding to the heat after the jump.

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