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Recap of Sunday’s THON Meeting

In an effort to appease the recent debates about the internal decision making process that is taken by the 15 members of the Penn State Dance Marathon's Overall Committee, Interfraternity Council President Max Wendkos invited student leaders within THON to meet for a discussion forum last night.

The meeting lasted over two hours and brought together THON leadership and organization presidents to discuss recent decisions made by the overall committee and how they will affect organizations participating in the event.

Read on for a full recap...

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.

Penn State Bike Share Efforts Continue

Last May, Onward State reported that a Bike Share Program, an eco-friendly initiative to provide free bikes at the swipe of an ID to Penn Staters, had been vetoed by UPUA due to concerns that the expensive piece of legislation would be implemented too quickly without proper research or planning.

Read more after the jump!

Alabama Ticket Sale Set For Monday Morning

For those students hoping to make it to Tuscaloosa in two weeks, get to bed early on Sunday night because tickets for the September 11 match-up with the defending national champion, Alabama Crimson Tide, go on sale this tomorrow, Monday 30, at 7 a.m.

Read more details about the sale!

Penn State Vedic Society Hosts ‘Yoga of Sound Vibrations’

A diverse group of PSU students and State College residents sat cross-legged in Hertiage Hall Thursday evening, chanting and singing at "Yoga of Sound Vibrations," a kirtan hosted by the Penn State Vedic Society.

Read for more details about the event.

45,000 Students…No Performance Space?

The meek shall inherit the...nothing? That's wha it's seemed like lately at Penn State, if you take out "meek" and replace it with "performing arts groups". For all the dozens of performing arts groups at Penn State, our fine, state-sponsored University has not a single performing arts space for student organizations. Groups like No Refund Theater, Full Ammo Improv, The Thespians, and countless a capella groups who desire a location to perform have been left recently having to scavenge for large lecture halls. An existent problem for many years, the limited number of performance space has come to the breaking point.

Learn more after the jump...

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