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The Sentinel

An Eye on the Penn State Administration


Archive for September, 2006

UPUA Campaign Season Starts Today; Elections October 11

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** Officially, campaigning started yesterday at 5pm for all those running for 28 open seats on the University Park Undergraduate Authority (UPUA). Turnout for the open […]


A Fresh Look At The Face Of Student Representation

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** As promised, today we’ll be looking at three articles published yesterday by The Daily Collegian on the changing face of student representation at Penn State. […]


The Rise Of UPUA: A Tale Of Backroom, Dirty Deals

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** The Daily Collegian continues to cover the issue of student representation at Penn State with a slew of articles focusing on various issues about USG […]


How Administrators Cheat The LION 90.7fm Out Of Donations

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** If you’ve ever donated money to Penn State or plan to donate money to the university after you graduate, you should know that your dollars […]


Jay Bundy, Pot Leader, Announces UPUA Presidential Bid

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** The Daily Collegian is reporting that Jay Bundy, a junior majoring in Law at Penn State, has announced his bid for president of the University […]


Rising Tuition Burdens Our Citizens, Say Student Leaders

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** Penn State’s rising tuition costs are pricing the average Pennsylvania student out of the market. First discussed this past Monday, Sept. 18 on The LION […]


Big Ten Students Support Undergraduate Student Government

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** In what was a big show of support for authentic student government at Penn State, Scott Lachman, executive director of the Association of Big Ten […]


The Daily Collegian: ‘Realize Lack Of Representation’

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** The Daily Collegian published an accurate editorial on the state of undergraduate student representation at Penn State today. The article highlights the plight of USG […]


An Interview With Jose Texidor On Student Legal Services

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** We’ve been following the story of Mr. Jose Texidor’s severance from Penn State University over the past week, and we think it’s past time for […]


What Administrators Did To The Graduate Student Association

Editor’s Note: This blog post originally appeared on the website of “Safeguarding Traditions Of Penn State,” which was the precursor to Safeguard Old State. It appears here for posterity. *** If students doubt that Penn State administration’s involvement in UPUA or “committee appointed” positions rather than democratically elected ones, we don’t need to wait to […]