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Day: April 8, 2015

Assistant VP For Police And Public Safety Requests Reassignment Following Review

After an extensive review that found an apparent disconnect between supervisors and the supervised, university officials announced the reassignment of assistant vice president for Police and Public Safety Stephen Shelow Wednesday. Shelow requested to be relieved of his role following the results of the two-month administrative review, according to a Penn State release.

Student Punches Landlord In Attempt To Get Out Of Lease

There are many different ways to get out of a lease these day, with subletting being the most common. Assaulting your landlord, however, is a path not frequently taken. Around noon on Monday, April 6, Penn State sophomore Jeanne Sung punched her landlord at the Meridian after attempting to steal the original copy of her lease.

Record 70 Student-Athletes Earn Winter Academic All-Big Ten Honors

It's been a stellar year for Penn State student-athletes, and the university announced another milestone this afternoon. A Penn State record 70 student-athletes from a combined eight winter sports teams were given Academic All-Big Ten honors. That shatters Penn State's previous record of 65 set last year.

Psychic Mediums Like Monica Ten-Kate Are Lying Frauds: A Retraction

Instead of reporting critically, we presented her implausible assertions at face value, and implied that Ten-Kate can actually speak to the dead. In reality, she most certainly can't talk to the dead, because that's quite simply impossible. Anyone who claims to have that power is a liar. We apologize for any confusion or ire this may have caused amongst our readership, and we appreciate your comments.

Overheard On A Lion Ambassadors Campus Tour

In the latest edition of Overheard, we tagged along with future Penn State students on a campus tour.

The Best UPUA Election Write-In Candidates

The UPUA elections provided plenty of entertainment for students who chose to creatively use the write-in column.

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