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[VIDEO] “We Are, The Revolution:” A Week Of Protests

As chronicled last week, the lack of an indictment for officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. sparked national protests to which Penn State’s campus was no stranger. A large group of vocal citizens challenged America’s justice system throughout the week through die-in’s, a modern take on the “stand-in” concept used years ago, at Old Main, the HUB, and the Library. These protests sparked debate, hatred, and support from both sides.

In this video documentary, we followed the process of the protests’ leadership to better understand what their message was. As a group, the protestors felt subjugated, and they hoped to bring that to light. Until they achieve change, the protests’ organizers and those involved plan to continue fighting for what they think is right.

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Jack Lukow

Former Visual Editor, best known for recording Sue Paterno dancing to “Shake it Off”. From Greencastle PA, a town with four traffic lights and a graduating class of 110, Jack’s main life goal is to make sure he never has to return to Greencastle again. A senior in Journalism, you can follow him on twitter (@jackslens), but I wouldn’t. If you think your event deserves video coverage, know someone or something that does, or maybe just want to chat, email him at [email protected] He loves that, and you seem cool.

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THON 2019 Raises $10,621,683.76 For The Kids

With no canning weekends held this year and canvassing eventually suspended as well, this year’s total is a testament to how committed THON volunteers truly are.

Springfield, ATO/ZTA Top THON 2019 Fundraisers

Totals aside, congratulations to every organization that volunteered with THON throughout this year to raise more than $10 million for the kids.

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