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Day: March 15, 2013

PA Congressmen Propose THON Recognition

THON 2013 could soon receive Congressional recognition with the help of Representative Glenn Thompson and Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey.

An Inside Look at the Pegula Ice Arena

Over the last few months, we've seen the Pegula Ice Arena come to life across the street from the Bryce Jordan Center. The $90 million ice arena is set to open on October 11 during Homecoming weekend. Given the opportunity to tour the inside of the state-of-the-art facility with Project Manager Steve Laurila of Mortenson Construction, I was able to snap a few photos of the interior.

Ryan Patrick Named 2014 THON Overall Chair

With #OverallWatch finally concluding late last night at around 1:30 a.m., Ryan Patrick was selected to follow Will Martin as the Overall for THON 2014.

Ken Frazier Goes off on BOT Candidate

Penn State Trustee Ken Frazier has never wavered in his unconditional support of the Freeh report and its findings, even going so far as to compare Freeh report doubters to people who believe the O.J. Simpson verdict was correct.

It all went down yesterday in Hershey during one of the Board of Trustees committee meetings, where Frazier was confronted by board candidate Bill Cluck, a Harrisburg lawyer. Cluck -- like many Penn Staters (and Bob Costas) -- questioned some of the conclusions Freeh reached in the report and commented that the document would not hold up legally in court, much to the chagrin of the fiery Frazier.

Kines 5K to be Held on Sunday

Penn State's Kinesiology Club is hosting their 13th annual 5K Challenge at 10:00 a.m. this Sunday, March 17 starting in front of the Business Building Lawn. Registration is $15 and you can turn in your form and money on race day from 8:30-9:30 a.m. or to the Kines Department in 270 Rec Hall. The first 150 people who register are eligible for a free T-shirt.

Spitting Game Doc Addresses Issues of College Hookups

As the first film in their fourth annual film festival, the Anthropology Graduate Student Association hosted a screening of the documentary, Spitting Game: The College Hookup Culture last night at 7pm.

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