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Author: Ben Rappaport

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Ben Rappaport

is a junior English and Journalism major at Penn State. He loves spending way too much money on concerts and music festivals. Ben can usually be found walking around campus listening to Kanye West. A fun fact about him is he once was resuscitated from unconsciousness by Pusha T's verse on the song "Mercy." Feel free to contact him at [email protected] or follow him on twitter at @Benrappp.

Get To Know SPANK: The Penn State Men’s Ultimate Frisbee Team

To members of the Penn State men's ultimate frisbee team, frisbee is more than just a sport. It's a way of life.

Five Penn State Women’s Soccer Stars Named To U.S. U-20 National Team World Cup Roster

Rose Chandler, Maddie Elliston, Ellie Jean, Emily Ogle, and Kaleigh Riehl have all been named to the U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup.

Penn State To Receive $20 Million Grant For Medical Discoveries

Penn State just received a $20 million grant from the National Institute of Health to help accelerate scientific research in order to improve public health. The grant will be spread across Penn State, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and the Penn State College of Medicine.

Kanye West Conquers Penn State Once Again

The Saint Pablo Tour went off without a hitch in the BJC.

Movin’ On Releases 2017 Student Survey

Movin' On released its annual survey to gauge which artists students want to see perform. Chance The Rapper, Flume, and The 1975 all made this year's survey.

Meet Bryan Sharkey: A Local Indie Alternative Rock Musician

Bryan Sharkey is an indie alternative rock musician in the style of Mumford and Sons or Death Cab for Cutie. He is a Junior at Penn State, studying marketing, but he says his goal right now is to pursue music as a profession.

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