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Town&Gown November 2018

Over the Valley: A symbol of pride and a place of serenity, Mount Nittany offers more than spectacular views - Vincent Corso, Town&Gown

Every Saturday in the fall, they call your name on college football broadcasts around the country. During home games, they show your beauty in the distance from far above Beaver Stadium as a symbol of what makes Happy Valley so special. While you may not be the tallest mountain in the world, in

Letter from the Editor: Here’s What You Told Us

Back in February, we launched a reader survey to find out more about what you think of Town&Gown. We wanted to know what you like, and what we can do better or differently. We also wanted to learn a little bit more about you. The response was both gratifying and educational. Hundreds of you

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Taste of the Month: Bistrozine features Asian-influenced comfort food with an American twist

In Europe, particularly, in France, bistros are well known for moderately priced, exceptionally good food in a relaxed setting. The menu is small, but the offerings are well prepared and satisfying for lunch or dinner. Quaintly tucked away on Calder Way is State College’s newest Asian fusion

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PA Military Museum preserves, honors contributions of state’s service members

Visitors to the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg are greeted with huge BB-38s, the two-gun barrels of the USS Pennsylvania. Adjacent to that is Abigail, a Sherman tank, which sits in “Hurtgen Forest,” one of its two history-based forests. “Obviously, we are not in

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Town&Gown's Salute to Veterans

Town&Gown is proud to produce an annual Salute to Veterans section, to honor Centre County men and women who have served or currently serve in our armed forces. Please check it out by CLICKING HERE and then clicking on "Past Issues" in the upper left of the page.

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Artist of the Month: Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra brings family back with "The Snow Queen Past and Present"

For the first time in seven years, the Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra will feature a family concert. As part of it 2018-19 season, the orchestra will present The Snow Queen Past and Present at Park Forest Middle School in State College on November 3 at 3 p.m. “We decided to pattern it after

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Health: Consider all the options for treating shoulder pain

Many of the body’s joints, such as the knee, permit limited movement. However, the shoulder is an incredibly flexible joint, allowing the arm to move and rotate in many directions. To accomplish such a range of motion, the shoulder joint has a complicated structure. The upper arm bone

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Lunch with Mimi: Christine Bishop, soon-to-be CEO of the Youth Service Bureau

Christine Bishop, director of operations of the Centre County Youth Service Bureau since January, will move into the CEO’s chair when Andrea Fisher retires within the next year. YSB celebrates its 50th year of growth creating programs with the mission to ensure that children, youth, and

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Service and Protest: Centre County vets share views on taking a knee during the national anthem

It means something to veterans. How could it not? The flag, the national anthem – these are the things that represent what they sacrificed for. These are the things that represent the country that they love and the values that they signed up to protect. Some of them saw their friends and

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On Center: Soweto Gospel Choir will honor legacy of Nelson Mandela at Penn State

Soweto Gospel Choir, known across the world for its mesmerizing performances, will return to Eisenhower Auditorium November 27 with Songs of the Free, a program celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State presentation –

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