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Thumbs up: To four Penn State student-veterans who met with State High students to share their experiences in the military. The veterans also discussed “The Warrior’s Heart,” a memoir by a former Navy SEAL and the focus of the current State High Reads program.

Thumbs down: To the powwow’s last bow. For 11 years, the New Faces of an Ancient People has educated and entertained the State College area with traditional storytelling, music, dance and American Indian culture. Though all good things must come to an end, we’re sorry to see it go.

Thumbs up: To State College Area High School basketball player Kyla Irwin, who has been named to the Sports Writers Pennsylvania High School Girls Basketball All-State Team. Irwin, a State High senior, was named to the Class AAAA second team.