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Town&Gown November 2015

50 Years of Town&Gown: Nonprofits - Tracey M. Dooms, Town&Gown

Local organizations remain committed to the community

Letter from the Editor

November, I believe, may be the most inspiring month of the year. You may dismiss that thinking since the month acts as the bridge between fall and winter, and the thought of that latter season isn’t exactly inspirational. But November has two holidays — Veterans Day and Thanksgiving

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Taste of the Month: The Field Burger & Tap

Embracing the farm-to-table concept, The Field Burger & Tap, located at One County Club Lane in State College, is part of the revitalization of the Toftrees Golf Resort. Opened in September, The Field offers diners hand-formed burgers, hand-cut russet potato fries, local breads, Pennsylvania

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Town&Gown's 2015-2016 Guide to Centre County Neighborhoods

Thinking of moving to Centre County or relocating to a new neighborhood? Check out Town&Gown's 2015-16 Guide to Centre County Neighborhoods:

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5 Questions with Holly Thuma

Sexual violence is in the national spotlight as everyone from campus advocates to the president of the United States takes action to reduce the number of sexual assaults happening every day. The issue is also coming to the stage at Penn State with Good Kids, the first commissioned work from the New

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On Center: Sybarite5

If an ensemble of sedate musicians seated on stage in a semicircle playing the masterworks of long-deceased European men is your chamber music performance ideal, the eclectic dynamism of Sybarite5 might just mess with your head. The first string quintet to win the Concert Artists Guild

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Snapshot: Jackie Brown

Since she was 13 and saw Michael Jackson singing on her television, Jackie Brown dreamed of becoming a singer. These days, as lead singer of Jackie Brown and the Gill Street Band, she has become one of the more popular performers to see in Central Pennsylvania. Music also has become a lifeline of

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The Week that Restored Penn State Football

“They’ll be enjoying the tailgating afterwards, with a 30-point win.” On that note, ABC’s Brad Nessler wrapped up the national broadcast of Penn State’s October 1, 2005, win over 18th-ranked Minnesota, a 44-14 shellacking that featured two standout plays that would

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Health & Wellness: Precision Excision

During National Healthy Skin Month, we want to continue our discussion on skin cancer. In the May issue of Town&Gown, Dr. David L. Shupp discussed ways to detect and prevent skin cancer.To recap, the most common skin cancers—basal and squamous cell carcinomas—tend to present as new

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Living Well: Changing Seasons

As we begin the transition from the autumn weather to the winter season, we likewise face changing seasons in our lives. Sometimes these seasons renew our hope, infuse us with joy, and give us more energy. Other times, the season we are in can bring isolation, hopelessness, exhaustion, and

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