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Author: Tom Kent

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Tom Kent

I was born in Virginia Beach, raised in Westfield, NJ, went to college at Penn State, moved to Miami, FL. Peruvian on mom's side and English on my Dad's. I'm a Journalism major and Political Science minor. I do not currently own any reptiles.

UPUA Approves “Freshfest”

Legislation to create “Freshfest," was the cause of some debate, an event that representatives Ali Cook and Colleen Cannon hope will increase UPUA’s visibility to the new freshman class by luring freshmen to the quads in East with free food and music.

Read on to see the full details of last night's meeting...

Penn State 2010 Party Playlist

Summer is all but over, but Penn State will continue to party on. Here are a list of your favorite songs from this summer. Warning: Many (most) Are Trashy Pop Songs.

IFC President Calls Emergency THON Meeting

Max Wendkos, president of the Interfraternity Council, sent out an email Saturday urging all leaders of Penn State student organizations to attend an emergency meeting at the Delta Upsilon fraternity house regarding the recent changes made to the THON rulebook.

PSU Team To Develop Greener Building Technology

Penn State is leading a team of researchers at the Energy Innovation Hub at the Philadelphia Navy Yard Clean Energy campus to provide greener, more efficient building technology. The Department of Energy has pledged to fund the project with up to $122 million over the next five years.

Read for more details about the initiative!

The Freshman Student Handbook

When I picked up a copy of the new Student Handbook, the first thing I felt was frustration. This could have been really helpful to me when I was a freshman. It would have been useful to me two weeks ago, actually.

PSU Drops To #3 in Party School Rankings

Just a year ago, Penn State was given the meaningless distinction of #1 Party School by the Princeton Review. After a tumultuous year, where we saw the tragic death of Joe Dado, the 'This America Life' podcast and the endless controversy over meaningless faux drinking holidays, Penn State has been dropped to #3 and the University of Georgia has been given the #1 spot.

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