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Day: February 4, 2013

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Sí, se puede (It can be done!): Legacy of Cesar Chavez

Fair wages and safe working conditions for farm workers are among the amazing achievements of the late labor and civil rights activist César Chávez. His life and work will be the focus of a Penn State symposium on Feb. 14 and a current photo exhibit in the Art Alley of the HUB-Robeson Center.

Sue Paterno to Speak to Katie Couric

Sue Paterno gave her first in-depth interview since the Sandusky scandal hit Penn State to ABC's Katie Couric, who recently visited the widow of Joe Paterno in her home.

Kathleen Kane Names Special Prosecutor to Investigate Sandusky Case

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has appointed special prosecutor Geoffrey Moulton to investigate the state's handling of the Sandusky scandal, fulfilling her campaign promise to investigate Governor Corbett's role in potentially slow playing Sandusky's arrest for political gain.

Gay Valley

I want to believe that there is some small chance that I might be able to lend a hand to a young person like yourself, who is in the best time ever in US history to be gay/lesbian/queer/trans/allied or otherwise different, and isn’t having the best time.

Cold Day, Hot Mess?

You were walking to class this past week in a blizzard, having spent a half an hour or more on your beauty routine, and you realize that the eyeliner and mascara you so carefully applied only twenty minutes ago are now streaming down your face. Your hair that you spent time straightening is also doing its own thing, choosing to curl awkwardly and frizz in the most adorable Anne Hathaway “Princess Diaries” way. Thanks, snow.

Former Penn State All-American Dave Robinson Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former Penn State All-American offensive and defensive end Dave Robinson was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend, the sixth Penn Stater to ever attain that status. Robinson, a 1962 All-American for Rip Engle's Nittany Lions, was a three-year letterwinner at Penn State. Joe Paterno was also an assistant coach that year. Robinson was drafted in the first round (14th overall) in the 1963 NFL draft and enjoyed a 12-year career as a linebacker for the Packers and the Redskins.

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