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Bradford Makes It to the Final Round!

Posted by Kristine A. on 03/30 at 01:48 PM

Congratulations, Bradford! 

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Parsnip Soup

Posted by Christina Barkanic on 03/29 at 12:28 PM

It’s almost April, and spring foods like green peas and asparagus are just around the corner. However, until the cold weather leaves for good, keep warm with a bowl of parsnip soup. This root vegetable is closely related to the carrot with a distinct sweet and butter flavor, which is ideal for this hearty soup.

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Students Shine Again at Second Student Showcase

Posted by Stephen Smith on 03/29 at 12:16 PM

Students were in the spotlight again this past Friday for the SPA’s Second Student Showcase at the Noontime Concert Series.  Six groups were featured in this installment.  Similar to before, a wide range of styles were covered, including hip-hop, acoustic duets, and even instrumental electric guitar.

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Stanley Clarke and Victor Wooten: A Monumental Performance by Two Bass Gods at the State Theatre

Posted by Alexandra Voigt on 03/28 at 10:25 AM

“Wow. That’s all I have to say…wow.”

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Café Lemont

Posted by Christina Barkanic on 03/25 at 01:35 PM

In the small town of Lemont, just minutes outside of State College, sits an enchanting Victorian house that is home to Café Lemont. With its inviting front porch and charming exterior, Café Lemont had exceeded our expectations before we entered.

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Help WPSU Tell the DuBois Story!

Posted by Whitney on 03/24 at 02:44 PM

Grab your video or still camera and help us tell stories from your hometown of DuBois, PA. Don’t worry…no experience is required, just enthusiasm! Join your neighbors & WPSU-TV to help plan the project at the community meeting on Wednesday, April 6th at 7 p.m. at the DuBois Business College.

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Second Student Showcase on Display Friday at the HUB

Posted by Stephen Smith on 03/24 at 02:20 PM

The Second Student Showcase of the year will be held this Friday as part of the SPA Noontime Concert Series.  The free concert will take place on the first floor of the HUB.

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The Lawsuits at SPA Noontime Series: Folk for Folks

Posted by Stephen Smith on 03/23 at 09:29 AM

The Lawsuits graced the first floor of the HUB for the SPA’s Noontime Concert Series last Friday.  Based out of Philadelphia, this indie folk band combined Dylan-esque lyrics and vocals with a strong rhythm section and female harmonies throughout their entire act.

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Two Bassist Pioneers, Stanley Clarke and Victor Wooten, TONIGHT at the State Theatre

Posted by Alexandra Voigt on 03/22 at 12:40 PM

This evening, March 22, at 8 pm, two refined and widely renowned bassists—Stanley Clarke and Victor Wooten—will showcase their award-winning talents at the State Theatre on College Ave.

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The Autoport in State College

Posted by Erin Donahue on 03/22 at 10:40 AM

The Autoport on South Atherton Street has been a staple in State College for over 70 years. Since the 1940s, the Autoport has evolved from a service station that repairs cars into a restaurant and lodge. Today it has a reputation for serving fresh food and offering exceptional hospitality.

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The Lawsuits to Perform at Noontime Concert Series Tomorrow

Posted by Stephen Smith on 03/17 at 12:51 PM

This Friday, The Lawsuits will perform at the HUB for the SPA’s ongoing Noontime Concert Series.

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Green Week: Pistachio Cookies

Posted by Christina and Erin on 03/17 at 09:56 AM

Get into the spirit of Saint Patrick’s Day with these festive cookies! Pistachio pudding provides the green coloring, but you could substitute another flavor like lemon or butterscotch.

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Movin’ On Kicks Off Battle of the Bands 3/19, 9pm, Alumni Hall

Posted by Alexandra Voigt on 03/15 at 12:25 PM

This Saturday, March 19th at Alumni Hall, Penn State’s annual student-run music festival known as Movin’ On, will present its fellow students with this year’s Battle of the Bands.  Every spring semester the Movin’ On committee invites all music enthusiasts involved in a band or solo act to apply to perform at the outdoor festival held at the end of the school year.

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Green Week: Kale

Posted by Erin Donahue on 03/15 at 11:02 AM

Want to add more greens to your diet, but can’t get excited about iceberg lettuce and broccoli? Give kale a try; it’s the “super food.”

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Glazed Carrots with Orange and Ginger

Posted by Emily Wiley on 03/09 at 12:38 PM

This isn’t the first time I’ve made this dish, and it won’t be the last.

In How to Cook Everything, Mark Bittman suggests quick glazing carrots in butter or oil with a variety of herbs for a flavorful side dish. You could use dill and lemon juice, brown sugar and walnuts, or maple syrup and pecans. But I especially like the combination of grated ginger and freshly squeezed orange juice.

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