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Day: March 7, 2014

Men’s Hockey Plays Tough, Falls to No. 5 Wisconsin

The hockey team played tough for 60 minutes on Friday, but couldn't overcome a potent Wisconsin offense.

Al Clemens Resigns From the BoT, Says He Regrets Past Board Decisions

Longtime trustee and 1959 Penn State graduate resigned from the Board of Trustees during today's meeting, citing wrong decisions and failed leadership over the last two years from himself and his colleagues.

10 Things to Do in Philly Over Spring Break

Are you stuck in the greater Philadelphia area this Spring Break? There's no need to fear. Here are 10 ways you can make the most of your week off in the City of Brotherly Love.

10 Things to Do in Pittsburgh Over Spring Break

So you're stuck in Pittsburgh over spring break? Here are 10 ways to make the most of your break in Pittsburgh:

Elliott Killian: Student by Day, Politician by Night

Balancing classes and a social life can be difficult for most students. For Elliott Killian, that's nothing. See, back in the fall of 2011, Elliott was elected Ferguson Township Supervisor for the 3rd Ward of the township at only 19.

The difficult part for Elliott wasn't getting elected. His father was his predecessor who's term limit was up and he ran unopposed. Now it was perfectly legal for him to be elected at such a young age, but the real problem lied in the township's home rule charter which made it illegal for someone to take office unless they were 21.

A Penn State Professor’s Role in Creation of Birth Control Pill

While at Penn State, Russell Marker discovered in the late 1930s the basic chemistry underlying the commercial production of steroidal hormones and birth control pills. His work lead to the large-scale preparation of progesterone.

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