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Penn State students must sound off

Penn State students, known in recent week for their commitment to Thon and their engagement in State Patty's, had better turn their considerable attention toward Harrisburg.

In particular they should flood Gov. Tom Corbett and state legislators, starting with Sen. Jake Corman, with correspondence on what a huge tuition increase would mean to them.

Students have to wake up, as do Pennsylvanians at large, to Corbett's assault on higher education. And if they don't they will pay in a big way.

I'm not going to repeat my previous blog post, but it is amazing to me that Corbett is giving a pass to gas drilling companies while slashing at colleges and students and their families.

Here's an adminstration that is off track quickly about priorities. But they need to hear -- loudly -- from students