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Blue and White Weekend 2011 at Penn State

Make sure to attend this years Blue and White weekend at Penn State University for 2011.

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UPDATE 4/17/11: In-case you missed the football game, Blue beat White 10 to 0.

“Penn State will hold the 2011 Blue White Weekend festivities April 15th-17th.

…The free football scrimmage will take place Saturday, April 16th inside of Beaver Stadium. Admission and Parking to the scrimmage is FREE for all visitors and is a great chance for football fans to get a look at the new 2011 squad.

This year’s Blue-White Weekend presented by AAA will launch the celebration of 125 years of Penn State Football.

Kickoff is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. in Beaver Stadium.
More than 70,000 have attended the game the past four years.

Two recent additions to the Blue-White Weekend schedule will be held the day after the football game. The Second Beaver Stadium 5K Run/Family Fun Walk to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania will begin at 10 a.m. finishing with a dash across the 50-yard line of Beaver Stadium. Last year’s event raised more than $35,000. To register for the Beaver Stadium 5K Run/Family Fun Walk go to: www.stadiumrun.org

2011 PSU Blue White Game Weekend!!!

Penn State will hold the 2011 Blue White Weekend festivities April 15th-17th.

…The free football scrimmage will take place Saturday, April 16th inside of Beaver Stadium. Admission and Parking to the scrimmage is FREE for all visitors and is a great chance for football fans to get a look at the new 2011 squad.

This year’s Blue-White Weekend presented by AAA will launch the celebration of 125 years of Penn State Football.

Kickoff is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. in Beaver Stadium.
More than 70,000 have attended the game the past four years.

Two recent additions to the Blue-White Weekend schedule will be held the day after the football game. The Second Beaver Stadium 5K Run/Family Fun Walk to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania will begin at 10 a.m. finishing with a dash across the 50-yard line of Beaver Stadium. Last year’s event raised more than $35,000. To register for the Beaver Stadium 5K Run/Family Fun Walk go to:

www.stadiumrun.org.

Also, for the first time, the carnival adjacent to Beaver Stadium will extend into Sunday, operating from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Numerous events will be held in conjunction with the Blue-White Game presented by AAA to celebrate Penn State Football, including the popular pre-game autograph session with the players, a three-day carnival, food, pre-game parade, live entertainment and fireworks. The announcement of the spring football award winners and the recipients of the PNC Bank “Player of the Game” from last season also will be announced at the game.

The Penn State baseball, men’s lacrosse, women’s lacrosse and women’s tennis teams also will be competing at home during Blue-White Weekend presented by AAA. The baseball team hosts Purdue on Friday (6:35 p.m.), Saturday (5:00 p.m.) and Sunday (1:05 p.m.) at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.

Blue-White Notes:
– Stadium parking lots will open at 8 a.m.
– Stadium gates A and B will open at 12:00 p.m.
– Autograph session with the players will run from 12:30-1:15 p.m.
– Penn State Sports Network will air the game
(Local: State College (WMAJ, 1450) and WBUS (93.7 FM), Altoona (WVAM, 1430))

Please check back as additional Blue White Weekend events will be added once they are announced.

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Mike Birbiglia to perform at Penn State

 

Featured Comedy Central comedian to perform

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Comedian Mike Birbiglia will kick off the Student Programming Association’s “Comedy Month” at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 4th in Alumni Hall. Free tickets will be available to students with valid Penn State photo ID every day during the week of March 28th on the first floor of the HUB. Tickets will be available to non-students for $5.

Selling out concert halls nationwide, three standup comedy specials on Comedy Central, and a hit off-Broadway show all adorn Birbiglia’s resume. He is perhaps most famous for the 2009 off-Broadway show Sleepwalk With Me, called “simply perfect” by the New York Times and named “Comedy of the Year” by Time Out New York. He is currently working on a film adaptation of the show, which he will write and star in.

Birbiglia also contributes to This American Life on Public Radio International, as well as to The Bob & Tom Radio Show. In addition, he has made appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The View, The Late Show with David Letterman, and the Emmy award winning This American Life on Showtime. If all that wasn’t enough, Birbiglia recently released a book, Sleepwalk With Me and Other Painfully True Stories.

For more information on Mike Birbiglia, visit http://www.birbigs.com/.

 

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Reno 911 coming to Penn State

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An Evening with the Stars of Reno 911! featuring Carlos & Cedric

 

SPA-LateNight brings comedic actors Carlos Alazraqui and Cedric Yarbrough from Comedy Central’s Reno 911! to perform at Penn State’s HUB in Alumni Hall, Friday April 8th at 10pm. Entry is free with a valid PSU ID.

Come out and laugh until you cry with Officers Garcia and Jones from Reno 911! on April 8th in Alumni Hall! Carlos Alazraqui, Garcia, and Cedric Yarbrough, Jones, are well established and high-energy comedians with a travelling show that has been to over 25 college campuses this year alone. With experience that spans much farther than Comedy Central’s hit TV show, you are sure to recognize some of their comedic gold. Cedric has starred in many films including 40 Year Old Virgin, Meet the Fockers, Get Smart, and the TV show the Boondocks. Carlos has done many recognizable voice overs such as Rocko from Rocko’s modern life, Mr. Weed from Family Guy, and the Taco Bell Chihuahua.

Their years of experience translate into a show that will keep you begging for more. Combining stand-up comedy and audience participation, it is sure to be a one hour-long performance to remember.

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MTV's The Buried Life coming to Penn State

Cast of hit MTV show to speak at Penn State

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A review of what you missed…

So you missed “The Buried Life”, well SPA should be recognized for setting up an awesome event like this for Penn State Students.  All four guys, Jonnie Penn, Duncan Penn, Ben Nemtin, and Dave Lingwood put on a tremendous presentation that was inspiring to say the least.  The whole event consisted of them telling there story about how “The Buried Life” came to be along with how they decided on the name.  They talked about setting up there first summer tour, which ran for two weeks after raising the money to do so through various jobs and sponsors.  “The Buried Life” guys also talked about acquiring their tour buses, and the other random experiences they had come in contact with on the road.  Penelope, a big purple bus was not their first tour bus just so you know.  They showed pictures of themselves in college and on their journeys, and also various video clips, and pictures of their first “Buried Life” experiences.   If you ever get a chance to see the “The Buried Life” on a campus tour or anywhere else, you no doubtingly should because these guys truly care about others and what they are doing.  Penn State students at the end even got to personally tell their answer to the four guys in regards to this question, ” What do you want to do before you die?”

Telling anymore than this review would simply be ruining the experience of meeting and/or seeing these guys, “The Buried Life” live in person.  I’ll leave that up to another blog to disclose the rest.

 

 

 

Event Details

The Late Night series of the Student Programming Association announces the cast of MTV’s hit show “The Buried Life” will be stopping at Penn State as part of their college tour.  The event will be held in Alumni Hall on Friday, April 1st, 2011 at 10 pm.  This event is ticketless, and is free to Penn State students with a valid Penn State ID.

Four friends from British Columbia came up with a list of “100 things to do” before they die.  Their show on MTV is a documentary that follows the four friends across North America as they try to accomplish each task and cross it off of their bucket list.  For every task they achieve, they also help someone in the community cross something off of their list.

In 2010, The Buried Life was nominated for the Do Something TV Show Award as part of VH1’s Do Something Awards.   They were awarded for their efforts to encourage people to try and achieve their goals and aspirations.

 

 

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Penn State Football 2011 & 2012 Schedules

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Everything you need to know from the Penn State University Official Athletic Site

Penn State home games are in bold.

2011

Sept. 3 Indiana State
Sept. 10 Alabama
Sept. 17 at Temple
Sept. 24 Eastern Michigan
Oct. 1 at Indiana
Oct. 8 Iowa
Oct. 15 Purdue
Oct. 22 at Northwestern
Oct. 29 Illinois
Nov. 12 Nebraska
Nov. 19 at Ohio State
Nov. 26 at Wisconsin
Dec. 3 Big Ten Championship Game (Lucas Oil Stadium; Indianapolis)

2012

Sept. 1 Ohio
Sept. 8 at Virginia
Sept. 15 Navy
Sept. 22 Temple
Sept. 29 at Illinois
Oct. 6 Northwestern
Oct. 20 at Iowa
Oct. 27 Ohio State
Nov. 3 at Purdue
Nov. 10 at Nebraska
Nov. 17 Indiana
Nov. 24 Wisconsin
TBD Big Ten Championship Game (Location TBD)