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Day: September 25, 2014

Ficken Named Semifinalist for Campbell Trophy, the “Academic Heisman”

Sam Ficken has been named a semifinalist for the Campbell Trophy, known colloquially as the Academic Heisman. Ficken's 8/9 on field goals this year and boasts a 3.59 cumulative GPA.

Annual Security Report Indicates Decline in Crime on Campus

According to the Annual Security Report, last year there were 40 burglaries, 19 aggravated assaults, 17 forcible sexual offenses, and eight fires reported on campus. Additionally, 10 forcible sexual offenses occurred off campus in buildings that are owned or controlled by Penn State, and one forcible sexual offense occurred off campus on public property. These numbers represent a decrease from last year.

General Electric to Give Penn State $10 Million For Drilling Center

GE has announced that it will donate up to $10 million to the university over the course of the next five years to create the "Center for Collaborative Research on Intelligent Natural Gas Suppy Systems at Penn State." CCRINGSS for short.

Women’s Volleyball Sweeps Wisconsin in National Championship Rematch

The Penn State women's volleyball team (13-1) swept the Wisconsin Badgers (9-2) in Madison Wednesday night. A national championship rematch and the Big Ten opener for both teams, the Nittany Lions took sole possession of the conference's first place.

Men’s Soccer Parties Like It’s 1999 in Win Over Penn

Penn State scored its most goals for one game since 1999 in a 6-2 beatdown of Penn last night at Jeffrey Field.

UPUA Votes for Pizza and Closed Meetings

The University Park Undergraduate Association exists, as defined in its own constitution, to represent the undergraduate student body at Penn State. The assembly’s decision to hold a closed session in order to discuss the Freeh Report next Wednesday directly contradicts everything that the organization claims to stand for and strives to be.

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