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The Lost Boys of Sudan The Lost Boys of Sudan
2 days ago - Town and gown
Failure is not an option for Gabriel Akec. The Penn State senior likens success to being chased by a lion. “When you’re being chased, you climb up the tree and, in your mind, you know you cannot fall,” he says. “If you don’t do a good job of climbing, you will certainly [Read More]
Dining Menu Celebrates “Home”  Dining Menu Celebrates “Home”
2 days ago - Town and gown
The Nittany Valley Society spends much time as a group talking, writing, musing about what defines and affects one’s sense of place. What unique qualities does a region have to have in order for one to call it “home?” It has been a fascinating exercise for me, a 40-year resident of [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Angelique Cygan Lunch with Mimi: Angelique Cygan
6 days ago - Town and gown
According to the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in Pennsylvania in women between the ages of 25 and 54. Nearly all breast cancers can be treated successfully if found early. When breast cancer is found at is earliest stage, the five-year [Read More]
Health & Wellness: After the Diagnosis Health & Wellness: After the Diagnosis
6 days ago - Town and gown
When faced with a breast-cancer diagnosis, typically some type of surgery is required to treat the cancer. The goal is to remove as much of the cancer as possible, but because there are different options, you and your physician will determine the best approach for you. The options a breast-cancer [Read More]
On Center: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra On Center: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
6 days ago - Town and gown
Art, science, and culture of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries come together when Toronto’s Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra performs an imaginative concert commemorating Galileo’s first public demonstration of the telescope. The Wednesday, November 5, performance at Penn [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Fraser Street Deli Taste of the Month: Fraser Street Deli
6 days ago - Town and gown
From a Mike Guman buffalo chicken Panini to a James Franklin grilled-chicken Caesar salad, Fraser Street Deli has more than 100 different sandwiches and salads named after people affiliated with Penn State and the Centre Region. Formerly known as Stage Door Deli, the original business first opened [Read More]
5 Questions with Seth Bockley, director and co-adaptor of Basetrack Live 5 Questions with Seth Bockley, director and co-adaptor of Basetrack Live
6 days ago - Town and gown
For some, members of America’s military can be seen like Superheroes. They defend this country and serve it in some of the most dangerous places in the world. But while these men and women do extraordinary things, there is also the “human” side. They have families back home who [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
6 days ago - Town and gown
When news came out that the NCAA had basically done away with the sanctions against Penn State’s football team — allowing the Nittany Lions to be bowl eligible this season and to have the maximum number of players on scholarship next season — I admit I had mixed emotions. The [Read More]
Tapping for Tuition Tapping for Tuition
6 days ago - Town and gown
Mike Morse, a Penn State basketball instructor, thought it peculiar when one of his students, Josh Johnson, missed a couple of classes in a row. John- son was a student who worked hard, never took a play off, and led by example, Morse says. As is customary, when students miss a number of classes [Read More]
Behind Enemy Lines Behind Enemy Lines
6 days ago - Town and gown
Maybe you’ve heard this one before: How many Ohio State graduates does it take to change a light bulb? One. He holds the bulb, and the world revolves around him. Better yet: What does the average Ohio State freshman get on his SATs? Drool. This isn’t to say Penn State fans [Read More]

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May 2012

May’s issue of Town&Gown looks at how refugees from war-torn countries are finding homes in Happy Valley, explores Antarctica with State College teacher Nell Herrmann, goes inside the Penn State All-Sports Museum as it celebrates its 10th anniversary, a

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