Cola Cum Laude

Cola Cum Laude

At least one battle being fought at Penn State University has nothing to do with political correctness. In State College, Pa., ideological warfare has been eclipsed by the grand finale of a heated competition between soft-drink giants Coca-Cola and Pepsi for an exclusive 10-year contract to be the school's official thirst quencher. Pepsi won the honors, and as a result no other sodas will be sold anywhere on the university's 21 campuses. In return, Pepsi is awarding Penn State $14 million, money that will go to scholarship funds and construction of a new sports arena.

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