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Campus adopts UPUA initiative
By Jessica Tully
FOR THE COLLEGIAN
When Penn State Harrisburg
Student Government Association
President Marcellus Taylor heard
about the non-voting student
member on the State College
Borough Council, he decided to
make the change on his campus,
While it took the University
Park Undergraduate Association
several months of meetings and
discussions to add a student to
the council, Taylor (junior sociolo
C hi oe
Rob Bolden, former starting quarterback, looks on while sitting on the bench during the Lions' 41 -24 win against Indiana at FedEx Field in
Landover, Md. Bolden didn't start the last three games, but he’s optimistic about his future
Bolden optimistic for next season
By Audrey Snyder
COLLEGIAN STAi : A- ')
The 2010 season has been tall ot
firsts for freshman quarterback
After arriving on campus m the
summer, the 18-year-old rose to
the top of the Nittany Lions' depth
chart and became Penn State s
But as quickly as it all hap
■.’-.Ljrtesv of Jessica R
Some undergraduate art students say they have a difficult time finding
adequate space to showcase their work.
Renowned sociology professor delivers last lecture
By Mike Hricik
COLLEGIAN STAFF WRITER
Frank Clemente was stranded.
The Penn State sociology pro
fessor just barely missed his flight
from Philadelphia International
Airport to LAX for an academic
Desperately lugging his cam
on, he went to the ticketing desk
hoping by some chance that the
next flight to Los Angeles was
He asked the desk clerk about
getting a ticket for the next flight
gy) said the Taylor contacted Penn State
process of getting Harrisburg Director of Student
a voice in the Services Donald Holtzman to dis-
Middletown cuss nominating a student to the
Borough Council Middletown council. Taylor said
-- which governs ; Holtzman had heard about the
a town outside of j appointment of Ben Pugh and had
Harrisburg j already discussed appointing a
took '■■st a few j student to the Middletown coun
weeks. Taylor c'l
"We can get UPUA President Christian
things done in Ragland said he is glad all Penn
Harrisburg like they do at State campuses are able to share
University Park," Tavlor said. "If ideas with each other.
one Penn State campus can do it.
then so can the rest."
THE OTHER GUY
pi'iied lor Bolden, after suffering a
concussim; Oct. 24 against
Minnesota, the freshman once
again found himself in uncharted
As Bolden stood on the side- to me that you know, it was hard
lines with his uniform on and hop- and that's the way it goes, tic s
mg to get a chance to regain his just got to keep a positive attitude
position, waiting for his turn about it and keep working hard,
became one of the toughest les- And that's something Hob will
sons to come out of this season. do."
It was really a tough thing for
fight for showcasing space
She left to investigate the
request and returned with her
manager, a young man in his 20s.
The manager recognized
Clemente and negotiated for him
to get a free first class ticket.
Clemente was amazed.
“Yeah. I had SOCOOo two years
ago." the manager said.
The professor said the perks of
teaching more than 25.000 stu
dents during his Penn State
career happen often.
Thursday. Clemente delivered
his final lecture of SOCOOS (Social
Problems) at Penn State, sharing
an outline of his own personal
"Any initiative that the UPUA
passes can be anyone vise's initia-
him.” said Don Buchanan, the practices leading up to the
Bolden's quarterback's coach as bowl game, as well as spring prac-
Orchard Lake St. Maty's high tices to try and reclaim his start
school in Michigan. "That was one ing position, there are positives to
of the .dings that he said himself take away from this season. After
While Bolden will be able to use
By Allegra O'Neill
"ILLE W. STAFF Wpsi
•Jessica Rommelt doesn't have
much trouble creating paintings,
sculptures and ceramic work.
The real difficulty, she said, is
in finding somewhere to exhibit
Rommelt (senior-art) said gal
lenes like those in the IH'B
Robeson Center are usually
reserved for students in Penn
State's masters program or dis
Instead, undergraduates are
typically relegated to showcasing
their work in rooms in on-campus
buildings like the Borland
rules for living to an overcrowded
lecture hall in 100 Thomas
100 Thomas is made to seat 726
students but more than 900
Clemente entered the room to a
standing ovation and was over
come by emotions.
The turnout outdid his speech
earlier in the afternoon in the
"I thought everybody was in the
other class. This was beyond my
wildest expectations." Clemente
Professor Frank Clemente teaches the last SOCOOS class he will teach
See CLEMENTE. Page 2. at Penn State on Thursday in 100 Thomas before his retirement.
tive." Ragland (senior-political
science) said. "This is huge to
have a Penn State student in the
Council of Commonwealth
Student Governments President
Mohamed Raouda said he com
mends Taylor for the initiative.
"This is a wonderful example of
how the UPUA and CCSG have
been working together," Raouda
(senior-history and international
politics) said. "It will strengthen
the bond of the community of
Penn State as well as
See INITIATIVE. Page 2.
starting eight of the 12 games.
Holden had a chance to experi
See BOLDEN. Page 2.
lo read about the Outback Bowl
and its historic coaching matchup |
SPORTS, Page 18.
Building and Sparks Building
not exactly an ideal space,
Rommelt and her roommate
Anna Brewer had an exhibit in
Borland several weeks ago, but
both said it didn't meet the stan
dards for a proper art show.
"We couldn't touch the walls in
Borland, and the building had the
most bizarre lighting and floor,"
Brewer (junior-arts and architec
ture) said. "The point of the
gallery is to be invisible so what
ch aws attention is the work."
On top of that, it's harder to
generate a large gallery audience
when exhibiting in a classroom
See SHOWCASES. Page 2.
STOP THE PRESSES
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Kevin Newsome passes the ball
during the Illinois game.
Kevin Newsome insists he has
yet to make a final decision
about whether or not he will
leave Penn State.
The Nittany Lions quarter
back. who fell to third on the
depth chart after entering the
season expected to earn the
starting role, said he loves Penn
State and the game ot lootball
but will meet with Paterno to
discuss his future "soon."
Newsome said he trusts
Paterno's judgement and thinks
there might still be a spot for him
on the team but would not com
ment on whether or not lie plans
to travel with the team to the
"I'm discussing Imy future!
with Joe Patcrno." .Newsome
said Thursday night after per
forming during the ASHE
awards in the HIT;. "But 1 want
to play football and 1 believe in
what Coach Joe tells me. but I'm
not sure about all of it."
However, at the end nt
Newsome's performance of his
first single, "Set You Apart," he
said to the crowd inside Heritage
Hall, "This is my final Friday
night at Penn State and I got to
follow my dreams. I want to
thank you all for your support."
Afterward. Newsome said he
was just caught up in the
moment and if it indeed is his
last weekend at Penn State, he
wanted to let people know.
While the former four-star
recruit now has quarterbacks
Matt McGloin and Rob Bolden
ahead of him, lie would also be in
competition next season with
Paul Jones, who is coming off a
In order to try and stay
involved in the game, Newsome
said he volunteered to run the
scout team for the Lions.
While this means he prepares
to help give the defense looks of
what the opponent might do.
quarterbacks coach Jay Paterno
said he is unaware of any poten
tial change in Newsome's status
with the team and said he isn't
concerned Newsome opted to
run the scout team.
We've had guys run the scout
See NEWSOME. Page 2.
By Audrey Snyder