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THAW Festival Offers Fun Alternative to State Patty’s Day

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If you’re considering avoiding the bars this State Patty’s Weekend, you now have an entertaining new alternative. Penn State’s first ever THAW Festival, inspired by the college film festival, kicks off Feb. 23 at the State Theatre with a documentary at 3:30 p.m. There’s something for everyone at THAW Festival, from films and concerts to magicians and comedians.

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#WCW: Girl Code’s Carly Aquilino

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If you asked people to name some celebrities who never fail to make them laugh, names like Kevin Hart, Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen may come up. But, on this #WomanCrushWednesday, Valley wants to focus on a comedian relatively new to the celebrity scene and who is no funny man at all.

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50 Shades of Awkward

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As I walked into the movie theater, “50 Shades of Grey” ticket in hand, I didn’t know what to expect. I read the “50 Shades” books and was indifferent about the whole series. I was a little disappointed with the casting of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, but I figured I had to see the movie after all the hype surrounding it.

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Valley Chats With Local Rock Group Whiskey Business

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Happy Valley is a place full of constant excitement as well as tons of entertainment. Each fall and spring semester students flow into State College ready for a new and exciting journey to add to their college career—one group of guys that Valley had the opportunity to talk to expressed their excitement through music and entertaining their friends.

A Night at the Marine Corps Ball

A Night at the Marine Corps Ball

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I departed State College on November 20 for Greenville, North Carolina. After eight hours of sightseeing from the back of a Ford Fusion, I checked in at the City Hotel and Bistro with my friends Nicole Gross and Melissa Fello. The three of us would be attending the 1/8 Battalion Marine Corps Ball that night.

Best Movies to Watch This Thanksgiving

Best Movies to Watch This Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is a culture all it’s own – we eat and we drink and we laugh the day away with our friends and families. But once the stuffing has got you stuffed and the couch is calling your name, the only thing left to do is gather around with your loved ones and watch some good ole Thanksgiving movies. In need of some suggestions this year? You came to the right place!

Controversy in Entertainment: How Far Is Too Far?

Controversy in Entertainment: How Far Is Too Far?

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A spike of interest in celebrities’ lives comes when they have done something that catches the eyes and ears of everyone around. Whether it is not re-signing their contract for your favorite show, announcing wedding plans or releasing their new album, it often catches more of your attention. However, when that something casts negative light on their beliefs or society as a whole, speculation arises and the issue is blasted to everyone.

Taylor Swift Decoded: The Stories of 1989

Taylor Swift Decoded: The Stories of 1989

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Imma let you finish, but “1989” is the best Taylor Swift era of all time. Sure, we grew up with “Fearless,” and maybe “Speak Now” was one of your first real stadium concerts, but numbers speak for themselves: Ms. Swift has seriously sold over a million copies of the No. 1 record in its debut week.