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Day: November 4, 2013

Watergate Reporter Bob Woodward to Speak at Penn State

Bob Woodward, known for reporting on the Watergate scandal with Carl Bernstein, will speak at 8 p.m. on February 27 in Eisenhower Auditorium as part of the Student Programming Association’s Distinguished Speaker series.

Bill Belton and Christian Hackenberg Receive Player of the Week Honors

Two days after Penn State defeated Illinois 24-17, Bill Belton and Christian Hackenberg received weekly honors for their performances.

Penn State-Purdue Football Game Slated for Noon Kickoff

Penn State's November 16 game against the Purdue Boilermakers (1-7, 0-4) at Beaver Stadium has been slated for a 12 p.m. kickoff with televised coverage on the Big Ten Network.

Game Day Observations: Illinois

What was supposed to be just another walk in the park noon game against the worst team in the Big Ten turned out to be quite a different chore entirely. Although Penn State ended up pulling out the win in overtime, I couldn't help but feel a bit disappointed leaving Beaver Stadium -- a feeling I never experience after a victory, especially after an overtime thriller like this one.

Diversity Groups Criticize “Penn State Lives Here” Campaign

We all know the new "Penn State Lives Here" campaign is a little hokey and certainly unoriginal, but what hasn't been discussed much are the more serious problems behind the marketing ploy. Last Friday, a focus group was held in Old Main with the creators of the campaign to discuss whether or not the slogan accurately represents diversity in the Penn State community.

Five Lessons Learned Behind the Scenes at Indigo

In their excitement to be at State College’s hottest dance club, those students forget that every person they interact with, from when they get in line to when they buy their first mixed drink of the night, is a real person with a real life. One writer went to Indigo at 8 p.m. on a Thursday to see what kind work goes into preparing for a night of partying, and to see what kind of people were doing all of that work behind the scenes.

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