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Author: Rachel Chernaskey

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Rachel Chernaskey

Sophomore at Penn State; Journalism Major and Double minor in Psychology and Italian; Former track and field varsity athlete. I love all food and Kid Cudi.

Spring Sports Continue Domination

Nittany Lion spring sports teams continue to advance and find success late in their seasons as the Women's Track and Field Team won its seventh Big Ten title and Women's Lacrosse advanced to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament. No. 13 Penn State Men's Lacrosse ended its season and fell to No. 11 Yale Lacrosse in a 10-7 battle

Statesmen to Perform on the Today Show

One of Penn State's finest a capella groups has been invited to perform on national television.

The Statesmen, formerly the JoePas, are set to perform on the Today Show in New York City tomorrow, May 15 at around 9 a.m.

Film Festival Plays Tonight!

Don't feel like studying for finals or looking for a reason to procrastinate end of the semester homework? Searching for something fun to do on a Thursday night? Lucky for you, the Penn State Student Film Organization is putting on its annual Blue and White Film Festival tonight!

Jones Selected as New Vice President and Provost

Nicholas Jones, the current Benjamin T. Rome Dean of Whiting School at Johns Hopkins University, has been selected as vice president and provost at Penn State. Jones' appointment, effective July 1, is subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees at its May 3 meeting. As vice president and provost, Jones serves as PSU's chief academic officer, reports to the president of the university and acts as chief executive officer in the absence of the president.
Jones was selected for this position at Penn State after the university launched a nationwide search for a permanent leader, as the position was held interim since November 2011 by Robert Pangborn.

PSU Women’s Rugby Smashes Through to Final Four

As eight-time national champions since the team's founding in 1992, women's rugby is currently in the running for number nine. In the Final Four round, the Nittany Lions will play Navy in hopes to stack up against the winner of the Stanford-Norwich University game for a title.

Make the Most of Blue-White Week Activities

As Blue-White weekend quickly approaches, here's your chance to check out what events are going on besides the football game itself. Events are taking place spread out all over campus all week.

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