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The Sentinel

An Eye on the Penn State Administration


Shared Governance: Spurring Change Within The Board of Trustees

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. *** While the workload of a first year law student is daunting, STOP is a project in which I simply must take an active role. So […]


Could UPUA Ever Become A Tradition Worth Safeguarding?

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. *** Some time ago the question was posed to me by a rather snarky fellow over whether, through the course of time, the University Park Undergraduate […]


The Daily Collegian Criticizes UPUA Vice President Belding

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 its official editorial piece today, the editors at The Daily Collegian criticize the lack of process at last Sunday’s UPUA Town Hall meeting in […]


Students Sound Off With Discontent In The Daily Collegian

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. *** It’s been a whirlwind week here at Penn State, particularly at the student radio station, The LION 90.7fm, but I’ll get to that tomorrow. Students […]


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 […]