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Day: July 18, 2014

THON Changes Canning, 5k Dates

THON has changed some dates around for the upcoming year after mistakenly scheduling the first canning weekend over Yom Kippur.

Distraction of the Day: Couple Gets Engaged Outside Heister Street Mural

Michael Pilato recently added a slew of Penn Staters to his Inspiration Mural, inspiring one alumni to propose to his girlfriend.

Matt Sandusky Reveals Details of Father’s Alleged Abuse to Oprah

Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of Jerry who first alleged abuse during his trial in 2012, unveiled details for the first time since to Oprah Winfrey on her network last night.

Former THON Captain and Cancer Patient Sing Internet’s Most Adorable ‘Frozen’ Rendition

Hearts melted earlier this week when this heartwarming video starring a young cancer patient and her nurse became a viral phenomenon. The video stars Kamryn, a 7-year-old battling Kidney Cancer and her nurse, a former Penn Stater and avid THONer, Tom Shelley lip syncing to the classic tune “Love is an Open Door,” from Frozen. What started as a simple way to cheer Kamryn up during a trip to the hospital for a blood transfusion soon gained national attention when Kamryn's mother and biggest supporter uploaded the video to the #TeamKamrynn Facebook page on July 3.

Belton, Zwinak Named to Doak Walker Award Watchlist

Two-thirds of Penn State's three-headed backfield was named to the Doak Walker Award Watchlist yesterday, finishing up two weeks of watchlist announcements that included eight Nittany Lions on eight different lists.

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