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Mara Kern

Mara is a senior majoring in public relations with a minor in business. She is from Cranberry Twp., PA and enjoys blogging, cats, tweeting, and not wanting to graduate.

Warrior Games to Honor Lt. Michael Murphy

Lt. Murphy’s legacy will continue to be honored this weekend with Omega Delta Sigma’s annual Warrior Games and spaghetti dinner benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. Lt. Murphy was an avid fan of Crossfit, a fitness and exercise program known for its intense workouts that combine multiple disciplines of strength training.

Spotlight on UPUA Presidential Candidate Anand Ganjam

#GanjamStyle might have popped up on your Twitter feed last week, and no, luckily, it is not the comeback of the Gangnam Style dance, but rather the campaign tagline of UPUA presidential candidate Anand Ganjam.

BJC Is Officially at Capacity

For the first time so far this weekend, the Bryce Jordan Center has officially reached capacity triggering THON's newly created back-up plan. The doors to the BJC are now officially closed, and every hour on the hour THON will release updates on the numbers on the coded bracelets who will be allowed to enter into the BJC (if any)

Charles Millard Speaks to THON 2014

“To watch you grow and become the largest student-run philanthropy in the world has been an overwhelming experience."

Charles Millard on his Expectations for his 37th THON

We spoke to Charles Millard and daughter Irma Millard, founders of the Four Diamonds Fund, the sole beneficiary of THON, about what it is like to be at his 37th THON and how THON has grown.

What THON Means to THON Families

With THON only 2 days away, volunteers are in overdrive working out the final details of THON weekend and hoping to raise more funds to add to the total that will be revealed during the culmination of a years worth of work. In order to give the THON community some motivation in the final stretch, we reached out to some Four Diamonds families to ask them what THON means to them. Here are their responses:

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