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Day: November 4, 2014

Wolf Ousts Corbett For Governor; Thompson, Conklin Win

With polls closing in Pennsylvania, the hotly contested gubernatorial race has been called for Democratic challenger Tom Wolf by multiple outlets. Wolf defeated incumbent Tom Corbett (R) in a race closely-watched by Penn Staters due to Corbett's involvement in the aftermath of the Sandusky Scandal.

$1M Donation Honors Food Science Professor

An anonymous gift of $1 million was donated to Penn State’s Department of Food Science on Tuesday to honor Food Science Professor Emeritus Phil Keeney. According to a press release, the donation will be used specifically to establish the Philip G. Keeney Food Science Department Head Excellence Fund. Proceeds from this fund will be used to support programs and new initiatives in food science research, extension, and teaching.

No. 6 Women’s Soccer Cleans Up 2014 Big Ten Awards

On the road to a National Championship, the Nittany Lions were honored for their incredible performances in the coach's box and on the pitch.

Paternoville Tailgate Enters Finals of Tailgate of the Year Contest

A Penn State tailgate has made it to the finals of the fan vote for the Tailgate of the Year contest.

President Barron to Host Open Forum on Nov. 10

Haven't had the chance to speak with the President Barron? Students will be able to ask the university president questions during an open forum next Monday.

Sustainability Institute to Host Networking Event for Students

Penn State's Sustainability Institute will host a student-networking event, "Sustainability Unites!", on Wednesday, Nov. 5, starting at 4:30 p.m. on the Life Science Bridge.

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