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Martin Luther King, Jr. Week Kicks off Friday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Week Kicks off Friday

  Since 1986, Penn State has honored  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a week full of service and events sponsored by the Office of Student Actives along...



Obama Delivers Message of Hope

Obama Delivers Message of Hope

For one final night, Americans tuned in to listen to President Obama’s seventh and final State of the Union Address.  Most Americans had predispositions...


Miss Jamaica Wins Miss West Indies 2015

Miss Jamaica Wins Miss West Indies 2015

Brianna Thompson, a second year student at Penn State majoring in Political Science with a minor in African-American Studies from Scranton, Pennsylvania, was crowned the Caribbean...


Ashe Week Begins Monday

Ashe Week Begins Monday

Penn State’s Black Caucus will kick-off their annual Ashe Week this week, ending with the 7th Annual Ashe Awards, the culmination of the week’s...


Prison Industrial Complex Panel Brings Important Dialogue to Penn State

Prison Industrial Complex Panel Brings Important Dialogue to Penn State

Students, faculty, and community members gathered Thursday to hear from a variety of panelists on the Prison Industrial Complex, presented by the Paul Robeson...


Football Players at the University of Missouri Boycott Football

Football Players at the University of Missouri Boycott Football

Students at the University of Missouri are calling for the removal of their president, Timothy M. Wolfe following months of neglect regarding racial issues....


75 Days ’til MLK Jr. Commemoration Week Kicks Off with HUB Celebration

75 Days ’til MLK Jr. Commemoration Week Kicks Off with HUB Celebration

On Wednesday, November 4th, students gathered on the HUB’s monumental staircase to celebrate the 75 day countdown to Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration week,...


Internet Sensation Performs and Sheds Light on #NCOW2015

Internet Sensation Performs and Sheds Light on #NCOW2015

On Monday, October 12th, Youtube sensation, singer and actor, Todrick Hall, graced Penn State with his divine presence. With well over one million YouTube...


An Evening with Lea DeLaria

An Evening with Lea DeLaria

Lea DeLaria visited campus Wednesday night and spoke to a full crowd in Alumni Hall as part of one of the many events happening...


Students Gather at Old Main for Pride Rally

Students Gather at Old Main for Pride Rally

This week the Penn State LGBTQA Student Resource Center, along with the Penn State Community as a whole, celebrate National Coming Out Week, a...