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Author: Alyssa Murphy

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Alyssa Murphy

My name is Alyssa, or Aly. I'm a senior at Penn State, print journalism major. I'm from a little city of Pottsville. If you've heard of it, it's probably only because of Yuengling beer.

Happy in the Valley

Chances are, if some stranger came up to you and demanded to know if you would pick Penn State all over again, you'd say yes. In fact, there's a 92.1% chance you would say yes. That's way up from 2002 with 80.2%.

Rain Can’t Stop Awareness

The downpour that soaked the bottoms of jeans and filled campus with colorful umbrellas could not completely stop Campus Night Out Thursday.

Originally, the event was scheduled for Old Main Patio, but hours before it started, the Student Life & Diversity Committee of UPUA moved it to the first floor of the HUB.

New Website Offers Best of College Life

Boredom, be banished.

Off the Quad lets Penn State students know what the coolest bars are, where to go for movies, where venues take place, when you can see events, what restaurants to eat at, and pretty much anything else. You'll never have to make a decision ever again.

Win Prizes at the Library Open House

The library will be hosting their annual open house tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and again on Wednesday, same time. There will be appearances from both Spanier and the Nittany Lion, so bring your camera to document this historic event.

More Support for a Cage-free Penn State

Nick Cooney, director of the Humane League of Philadelphia, a nonprofit group that encourages people to switch to eggs produced by cage-free chickens, thinks Penn State students have been ignored and disrespected for too long.

Valerie Plame Movie Trailer Released

Valerie Plame, as the opening text in the "Fair Game" movie trailer tells you, is a wife, a mother and a spy. The film is based on the real-life undercover CIA agent and Penn State alumnae Plame. The movie stars Naomi Watts as Valerie Plame and Sean Penn as her husband Wilson.

Read on to learn more about the film.

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