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The Sentinel

An Eye on the Penn State Administration


Archive for November, 2006

Why Do Penn Staters Have To Pay For Napster?

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. *** One of the many things that plague Penn State students’ wallets when school is in session is the bloated Student Activity Fee (SAF). According to […]


Can Penn State Undergraduates Still Be Penn State Proud?

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 we enter the last few weeks of the semester at Penn State, it’s far past time for an honest look at what has happened […]


PSU Propaganda Network, ‘Live’, Loves Vicky Triponey

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 Penn State Propaganda Network, more commonly known as “Penn State Live”, has published an article so devious and misleading that I must congratulate Bill […]


Why We Student Leaders Are Doing What We’re Doing

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. *** These past few days have been good ones for me as I enjoy life at a healthy distance from State College and the madness dwelling […]


Bill Mahon, PSU’s ‘Baghdad Bob’, Blames Everyone Else

Mr. Bill Mahon, Penn State University’s beloved “assistant vice president for university relations and director of public information” has penned a humorous Letter to the Editor in today’s issue of The Daily Collegian. In his lengthy diatribe, Mr. Mahon attacks USG Senator Angelo Pontillo merely for having heard that a possibility existed that tuition might […]


‘Students For Real Advocacy’ Folds; Cash Goes To UPUA

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 news that has been expected for some time now, Galen Foulke and Andrew Reeve has announced the dissolution of their pet group, Students for […]


A Second Interview With USG President Nick Stathes

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. *** I recently had the opportunity to talk with Undergraduate Student Government (USG) President Nick Stathes for a second time. In this roughly eight minute interview […]


How The Administration Plans To Silence Independent Student Radio

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. *** For regular readers of Safeguarding Traditions of Penn State and many informed students at Penn State, it’s no great secret that the guys and gals […]


An Open Letter of Warning: Dangers Facing The Daily Collegian

Dear Collegian, Hats off to you. I extend the hand of friendship from me to you on a personal level–not as the President of The LION 90.7 FM (although we’re faithful readers), not as co-director of PSU Stop! (although we owe you a lot for making our presence known), not as the musician from The […]


The LION 90.7fm Appeals To Student Activity Fee Board, Triponey

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 reported yesterday on the meeting between the Student Activity Fee Board (SAFB) and The LION 90.7fm, Penn State’s student-run radio station. In […]