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The trial of a 23-year-old former Penn State student accused of giving his girlfriend ecstasy, which later killed her, will not commence until after a decision is made in a similar case.

"We're waiting to hear from the [state] Supreme Court in Harrisburg," said Centre County District Attorney Ray Gricar. "We didn't expect it would take too long."

Two Penn State leaders left Heritage Hall last night with the goal of forming a more unified Asian Pacific American community.

Chiho Chan (junior-finance) and Sheetal Kumar (junior-economics and international business) were named Mr. and Miss Asian Penn State before a crowd of about 75 last night during the fifth annual Mr. and Miss Asian Penn State pageant.

The winners, who vied with six other contestants for their titles, said they would use their new roles to bring Penn State's Asian Pacific American community together.

Members of Penn State's Asian Pacific American community discussed student apathy and lack of unity within their community in a panel discussion last night in Pollock Cultural Lounge.

Sponsored by Alpha Kappa Delta Phi sorority, last night's workshop, titled "Appreciating Each Other's Cultures: A Look into Asian Pacific American Ethnic Groups," is part of a series of events celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritag e month.

"There's a lack of unity within the Asian Pacific community," said Chiho Chan (junior-division of undergraduate studies), a panel representative from Lambda Phi Epsilon fraternity.