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Author: Alicia Thomas

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Alicia Thomas

Alicia is a senior with majors in Print Journalism and Spanish and a minor in International Studies. Chances are that she's somewhere talking about her semester abroad or ranting about sexual assault prevention right now. She can be reached via Twitter (@aliciarthomas) or email ([email protected]).

15 Pieces Of Advice From A 2015 Graduate: Alicia’s Senior Column

Simply put: I would not be the person who I am today without the influence of this university, and I will be forever grateful for that. “Thou didst mold us, dear old State” has never felt truer.

OS Cribs: The Apartment You Wish Was Yours

Five upperclassmen gave us a tour of their eclectic Pugh Street Apartment in this week's edition of OS Cribs.

OS Cribs: The Attic Above Cafe 210 West

We had to wonder, do the people who live above Cafe love or hate their lives? Is their apartment ratchet or awesome as hell? We paid a visit to the tenants who live in the attic above Cafe to find out.

OS Cribs: Charming Downtown House

Last week, we asked you lovely Penn State students to send us pictures of your attractive apartments, dorms, and houses. Here is one of the best living spaces that we've seen so far.

Professor Mark Ballora Translates Numbers To Music

Mark Ballora is a lot of things. He's a music technology professor at Penn State, where he teaches courses in music production, history of electroacoustic music, musical acoustics, and software programming for musicians. He's a UCLA, NYU, and McGill graduate. He's the author of Essentials of Music Technology. He's also the guy who turns natural occurrences like hurricanes, tidal waves, and squirrel life cycles into beautiful music.

10 Questions With State Of State’s New Executive Director Tess Hamsher

State of State's 2015 conference, "Finding the 'I Am' In 'We Are,'" addressed topics like engaged scholarship and sexual assault awareness under the leadership of Claudia Kotchick, former State of State Executive Director. Now, Kotchick has passed the torch to the 2016 Executive Director, Tess Hamsher.

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