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Day: September 5, 2013

#thehubisnotaplayground Hits Penn State After Offensive Tweet

What does it take to start a Twitter hashtag these days? Many people have tried and failed to start hashtags like #Rush___ or #Team___, which usually never pick up steam.

Well, apparently all it takes is a single, simple, offensive Tweet.

Students Invent Bag to Get Around Beaver Stadium Security

Members of a Penn State student-developed think tank think they've solved the no-bag policy at Beaver Stadium. A group of students and recent graduates have started My Event Bag, a business that makes a clear plastic backpack. It's small enough to comply with the new security regulations at Beaver Stadium. Taylor Turrisi, director of sales and media for My Event Bag and a recent Penn State graduate, says the idea behind the product came in response to complaints that the clear bag policy felt like an invasion of privacy.

Sights of Nittanyville: Night One

Around 100,000 fans will pack Beaver Stadium this Saturday as Penn State takes on Eastern Michigan in the home opener. Most will show up Saturday morning, but some students just can't wait that long.

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Join Us: IFC Recruitment Schedule

Are you interested in joining one of the largest and greatest fraternity communities in the world? If so it only takes two easy steps to get involved!

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Interested in Sorority Life?

There are nearly 2,000 sorority women at Penn State. Learn more about the history of sororities and how recruitment works today! The deadline for registration for formal recruitment is September 16th at noon.

Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian to Visit Campus of r/PennStateUniversity

Alexis Ohanian, one of the two co-founders of the popular website reddit, has scheduled a stop at Penn State on February 8, 2014 to promote his new book, "Without Their Permission: How the 21st Centure Will Be Made, Not Managed."

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