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Month: February 2014

32 to Appear on 2014 Board of Trustees Ballot

The ballot positions and names of the 32 candidates for the Penn State Board of Trustees alumni election were announced earlier today at a small "casting of lots" meeting at the Nittany Lion Inn.

It’s Going to Snow, Again

It has already been one of the coldest winters in recent memory, and it's about to get even worse. AccuWeather is calling for a foot of snow through Monday morning and beginning tomorrow night.

State Lawmakers React to President Erickson’s Budget Request

State lawmakers are in a tough spot when it comes to Penn State President Erickson's request for additional state funding for the next budget year.

Students Continue Day of Service to Counter State Patty’s Day

Not all Penn State students will be partying this Saturday for State Patty's Day. For the fourth year in a row, many students will be countering the drinking event with the State Day of Service, which will include community service projects on campus and throughout State College.

Want to Become a Penn State Football Player?

Have you ever dreamed of running out of that Beaver Stadium tunnel in the blue and white, with the roar of 107,000 leading the way? If you weren't recruited out of high school or didn't grab those high-star ratings needed for a Penn State offer, it might not be too late.

What is Funding the State Patty’s Day Bar Bribes?

So where is this pay-out money coming from? Penn State's PR machine has been quick to mention that it is not coming directly from tuition dollars, which is technically true, although it stands to reason a six-figure dent in another university account still affects students. Instead, the bribe money is coming from the Student Parking Endowment fund, which goes to fund a number of important student services.

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