Author: Mike Hricik

Senior in the College of Communications

Anchors Away: Feds May Cut Penn State’s Navy Pet Project

Congress may strip $22 million in federal funding from Penn State’s Energy Efficient Buildings Hub, part of the redevelopment of Philadelphia’s Navy Yard, according to a report. But, Congress isn’t likely to pass a budget this year anyway. If it does, about 30 jobs might be lost.

Penn State Tech Guru Takes New Job

An adept administrator, well-liked professor, and one of the Penn State community’s most visible online voices announced Tuesday he will accept a new position at Stony Brook University effective Aug. 12.

Jeff Dunham Coming Back to BJC

For the fourth time since 2008, famed ventriloquist and high-grossing comedian Jeff Dunham will return to the Bryce Jordan Center on Wednesday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m., according to an announcement issued today

New Auction Site for Penn State Students Now Online

Creeped out by Craigslist? Put off by eBay’s hidden fees and surcharges? Irked by bookstore buyback prices? A new website for buying and selling items for Penn State students may be some salvation. Registration for opened Monday, said founder and Penn State sophomore Alex Slick.

Birthday Squirrel Gives Pointers to Newly Legal Drinkers

You already know Sneezy the Penn State Squirrel all too well, but there’s another squirrel in town — one that wishes students a happy, safe birthday when they turn 21.

Penn State President Supports Affirmative Action Ruling

You could say diversity has been a hot topic at Penn State in recent history. The administration took the easy opportunity yesterday to announce its support for affirmative action in college admissions as the U.S. Supreme Court sent a case questioning the University of Texas at Austin’s policies back to a lower court.

Big Ten Network Declares Today Penn State Day

The Big Ten Network will devote a whopping 21 hours of programming to the Nittany Lions today, starting at 9 a.m. today and lasting until 6 a.m. Friday. Viewers should expect to see old favorites (Penn State football’s thrilling 1985 home victory against Alabama), as well as new classics (Men’s basketball handily defeating Michi-who? earlier this year).

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