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Month: September 2013

True Grit: Scholarship Rewards Perseverance Through Life’s Challenges

Grit — not IQ, or test scores or raw talent — is the strongest predictor of success, according to "genius grant" recipient Angela Duckworth. It was along this logic that Tom Sharbaugh, a '73 graduate, designed the Schreyer Honors College Gateway Scholars Program Scholarship, which rewards first-generation college students that have persevered through life's challenges on their way to academic success.

“Guard the Lion Shrine” to Feature Free Food and Sue Paterno

Free food, Sue Paterno, and the new Lion Shrine will all be featured in this year's "Guard the Lion Shrine."

Sorority Recruitment Through the Eyes of Pi Chis

Recruitment would be nothing without the help of these extremely patient sorority women. Dealing with vulnerable freshmen is not easy, but these Pi Chis handled it with ease.

10 (More) Questions with John Ziegler

You all know him by now. John Ziegler -- the iconoclastic, former talk radio hosting, ex-Christine Brennan dating filmmaker -- is back for another round of 10 questions. Love him or hate him, there's no question Ziegler has been one of the leading outside voices on the Sandusky situation from the beginning and has a mini-movie and an online book to show for it.

Penn State Weekend Sports Roundup

Women's volleyball went 1-1 on the weekend, and men and women's soccer each won its' matches on Sunday.

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Why We Are Fighting

Students; we alumni are fighting for the name on our diplomas, and yours.

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