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Day: April 15, 2013

Penn State Boston Alumni Association Chapter Offers Support

The Greater Boston chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association offered their support to those impacted by the incident at the Boston Marathon today.

Penn State Alumnus Shares Boston Marathon Story

“It sounded like a cannon went off,” he said. “The noise just echoed down the street… And all of sudden, everyone was running away from the finish line and toward us.”

Penn State Club Cross Country Runners in Boston “All Accounted For”

Tragedy struck in Boston today, as two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing at least two people and injuring 22 others. Here's an update about the Penn State runners in Boston.

Penn State Students Ask Willard Preacher for a Little R-E-S-P-E-C-T

A group of Penn State feminists combated the Willard Preacher's hateful rhetoric about sexuality and women by staging a flashmob to the tune of "Respect" by Aretha Franklin. Watch the video and weigh in after the jump.

Urban Revitalization Strategist Majora Carter to Speak

The ninth annual Colloquium on the Environment speaker series will present Majora Carter on Monday April 22. Her speech entitled "Home(town) Security" focuses on the connection between the health of the environment and health of the community, emphasizing the inclusivity of social issues when handling environmental concerns.

Relay For Life of Penn State Smashes Fundraising Record

Relay For Life of Penn State 2013 raised $137,602.59 in their fight against cancer, smashing their previous record of $109,500 that was raised in 2010.

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