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Day: December 11, 2013

Penn State Hoops Heads Home With Win Over Duquesne

Allen Roberts and Donovon Jack carried Penn State's offense en route to a 68-59 victory against Duquesne at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

‘Penn State Lives Here’ and Culture Survey Expenses Top $1 Million

Penn State has spent $811,719 to date on the "Penn State Lives Here" marketing campaign, UPUA President Katelyn Mullen confirmed today. The Values and Culture survey, sent to all Penn State students and faculty, is anticipated to cost $418,000.

Penn State to Host NCAA Championships in Fencing and Men’s Volleyball

Penn State was chosen to be the site of NCAA Championships in fencing and men's volleyball in 2016 and 2018 respectively.

The Real Problem With ‘Penn State Lives Here’

Anyone who reads this website regularly is probably aware of our mini-crusade against the new "Penn State Lives Here" marketing campaign propagated by Penn State through its brainchild PulsePoint. Between constantly pointing out its lack of originality and all the blunders than came with its lackluster rollout, there has been a certain level of irreverence and snark in our coverage. But last night, that spirit of bemusement and good-natured heckling went away. Now I'm just angry.

Date Set for Second Mt. Nittany Marathon

Students and townspeople who enjoy running won't need to go far to compete in a marathon next year. The date for the second Mt. Nittany Marathon has been set for August 31, 2014, where runners will get a chance to enjoy a scenic 26.2 mile certified course around the Nittany Valley's proudest and oldest symbol.

John Urschel Wins The ‘Academic Heisman’

John Urschel, Penn State football's star offensive lineman/resident genius, won the William V. Campbell Trophy, which is commonly nicknamed college football's "Academic Heisman."

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