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Day: January 27, 2014

CCSG President Jalon Alexander Resigns

In a release issued earlier this evening, the Council of Commonwealth Student Governments announced the resignation of their president, Jalon Alexander. Vice President Molly Droelle will move into the role of president.

State College Man Caught With 63 Heroin Baggies

A 21-year-old man from State College has been sentenced to two to five years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of possession and distribution of heroin. Upon searching Jones, police found 63 baggies of heroin in the rear pocket of his jeans, as well as a syringe between his buttocks and a small baggie of marijuana in his sock.

Penn State Weekend Sports Roundup

It was a slow weekend for Penn State sports as only five matches took place between basketball, hockey, and wrestling combined. The Nittany Lions went 2-3 over the weekend, as women's basketball and wrestling maintained their winning ways, while both hockey team's continued to struggle.

Dwight Galt Thrilled To Take Over Strength Program

His goal was to learn everyone's name by Monday. So it's test time for Penn State's newest strength and conditioning coach Dwight Galt.

Former UPUA President Gavin Keirans Announces BoT Candidacy

Gavin Keirans' famous UPUA campaign song might be making a comeback this year. The two-term UPUA President and former student activist officially announced his candidacy for the Penn State Board of Trustees earlier this afternoon.

U.S. Department of Education Investigating Sexual Assault Reports at Penn State

The Office of Civil Rights within the U.S. Department of Education launched an investigation last week into how Penn State used to handle allegations of sexual violence. The university's past behavior began to be questioned when the number of sex offenses reported to Penn State's police force surged after Jerry Sandusky was charged with child sexual abuse.

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