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Day: April 11, 2013

Franco Harris to Receive Community Hero Award

Penn State football legend Franco Harris is adding another award to his trophy case, and this time it has nothing to do with football (or PS4RS).

Worst Places To Nap on Campus

Naps. They are the greatest things ever. This is not debatable. Especially at Penn State, which is loaded with fantastic places to shut your eyes for anywhere from 10 minutes to several hours.

However, there are some awful places to grab some z's if you're tired. To find these places, fellow Onward State aficionados Mara Kern and Steve Osborn joined me and we set off on a quest to find the worst nap spots on campus. Here are our findings:

Why Is the Flag on Old Main Lawn at Half-Staff?

If you've walked on Old Main Lawn since Sunday, you might have noticed that the Pennsylvania state flag has been flying at half-staff. Here is the order issued this week.

The Rathskeller’s Sobering Ties to Prohibition

On the single most important day in American history, the United States officially ratified the Twenty-first Amendment on December 5, 1933. Three days later, The Skeller opened its doors.

Spring Practice Day 10: Notes and Observations

Penn State officially hit the double digit mark of spring practice yesterday as the Blue-White game inches closer. An afternoon thunderstorm washed away some nice weather and forced the Nittany Lions inside Holuba Hall, a common theme over the past few weeks. Bill O'Brien spent much of the time watching quarterbacks and for the most part seemed pleased.

1980 Men’s Olympic Hockey Captain Speaks at Eisenhower Auditorium

Mike Eruzione, the captain of the the team that defeated the Soviet Union, 4-3, in a game that came to be known as the "Miracle on Ice," spoke at Penn State on Wednesday evening in Eisenhower Auditorium as the final member of the Student Programming Association's Distinguished Speaker Series.

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