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Author: Caitlin Silver

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Caitlin Silver

Caitlin is from a small Pennsylvania town called Unionville, which is by West Chester, which is by Philadelphia. She is a sophomore in the Smeal College of Business and will probably major in accounting. Caitlin loves "How I Met Your Mother" and dougnuts.

UPAC Approves Standing Allocation for Movin’ On

The spring festival Movin’ On was granted a standing allocation by the University Park Allocation Committee Tuesday night. The closed vote came after questioning the Movin’ On executive board and discussion among UPAC.

Teach for America Applications Due

Teach for America applications are due this Wednesday, October 27, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Those who apply by that date will be notified of final decisions in mid-January, after going through one or two rounds of interviews. The application is just a resume, letter of intent, and some additional information, so it’s still possible to start and finish an application by the deadline.

Peeping Tom in Simmons Hall

Police made the rounds of the girls' floors of Simmons Hall yesterday afternoon, informing the women and asking them questions about a peeping tom who has been sighted multiple times.

Statetober Fest, New Drinking Holiday, Canceled

You may have seen the newly-created Statetoberfest holiday was canceled almost as soon as it was created. The Penn State take on the German Oktoberfest was created by sophomore "Mark Andrew" (his Facebook name) when he realized there wasn’t a holiday to excuse excessive drinking and school pride (besides home football games, homecoming, Halloween, or weekends). The Facebook event quickly caught on and soon more than 5,000 were attending.

To Infinity and Beyond: College of EMS Float

I had a chance to check in with the guys and gals of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Student Council and see how their 2010 Homecoming float was coming along. The college has been involved with the Homecoming parade and float building for the past five years, and has always done an exceptional job--this year being no different.

Get to Know this Year’s Homecoming Court

While the polls have been open for a few days already, there’s still plenty of time left to vote for the 2010  Homecoming King and Queen. Get to know the candidates!

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