Monthly Archives: February, 2013
For those following Penn State’s thrilling upset of Michigan last night on social media, it was pure jubilation. They say true fans are those that stick with a team through the good times and the bad, and to read the words Penn State basketball faithful last night after that victory was something worth remembering. Here are 35 Tweets that tell the story of the game last night in one of Penn State’s favorite languages — social media.
One of Penn State’s best traditions is on the horizon as the dates for the 6th annual “55 Days of Cafe” were announced earlier this week. Save up some of that Spring Break money, Penn Staters, because this year’s event begins the day classes restart after Spring Break: Monday, March 11.
Internships have now become the foundation of entry into a career field, in some cases effectively replacing the “entry level.” Not only are they increasingly necessary for advancing your career (sounds strange to say as a 20-year-old), but they aren’t easy to get and they are often unpaid, and sometimes they don’t even promise the kind of advancement they once did. You can’t get a job because you don’t have experience, and you can’t get that experience if you don’t get hired somewhere.
Legendary classic rock artist Bob Seger is bringing his Silver Bullet Band to State College on May 2nd. One of the staple musicians of the 70’s and 80’s, Seger promises to bring his brand of classic rock to the BJC for the first time. More info after the jump.
After a huge game against Michigan last week where the #7 Lady Lions (22-3 overall, 13-1 BigTen) clinched a share of the Big Ten regular-season title, they will head to Minnesota (16-12, 5-9) where a win will secure the Big Ten championship outright. A win tonight would be the third time the Lady Lions have won back-to-back Big Ten regular season titles, and the first time since the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons.
In what may be the biggest upset of the year, Penn State stunned #4 Michigan 84-78 to emphatically record its first Big Ten win. Read our full recap with player and coach reactions, a video of students storming the court, and a photo gallery of the game after the jump.
It was an electric night at the Bryce Jordan Center as Penn State pulled off an improbable 84-78 upset victory against No. 4 Michigan. After the game, Pat Chambers had a message for everyone: That’s Penn State Basketball, baby. Get used to it, because that’s what it’s gonna be.”
Economics professor Dirk Mateer, known for his popular ECON 102 class, has announced that he is leaving Penn State for the University of Kentucky. Mateer had announced last semester that he was taking a leave this semester, and that it was possible he would not return to Penn State in the Fall.
About three weeks ago, a Pennsylvania judge appointed an attorney to investigate possible “secrecy issues” that may have occurred within the grand jury that investigated Jerry Sandusky and other former Penn State officials, according to the Associated Press.
If you were in State College on Tuesday, you might have felt the ground shaking or heard a loud rumbling. There’s no need for concern, though. It wasn’t an earthquake.
It was just Tiesto bringing his famous College Invasion Tour to the Bryce Jordan Center.
Congratulations are in order to Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, whose MBA program was recently ranked 15th in ethics out of 82 schools as part of Businessweek’s Best B-School’s Rankings. If the rankings are to be believed, Penn State is more ethical than MBA powerhouses such as Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, Harvard Business School, Penn’s Wharton School and Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Humpday Humor: A brave man wearing shorts in the 24-degree Centre County weather becomes Penn State celebrity, now known as ‘Shorts Guy,’ for displaying badassery while walking around on campus. Read more of the hilarity after the jump.
After a five-day layoff, Penn State is back on the court tonight searching for its first conference win as the fourth ranked Michigan Wolverines (23-4, 10-4) and former Penn State commit Trey Burke visit the Bryce Jordan Center to take on the Nittany Lions (8-18, 0-14) with tipoff set for 6:30 p.m.
I’m terrified of career fairs. The suits, the handshaking, the walking-in-heels business? Not for me. In fact I had been avoiding the emails for over a week. They had gotten more and more frequent as the day got closer, and so yesterday I finally cracked (the whole “needing a future career” thing finally got to me). So I updated my resume, squeezed into my pencil skirt, and packed my fancy business-lady bag: I was ready.
Penn State students never disappoint with social media creativity, and these new finds are no exception.
Stephen Lyne, a Penn State sophomore from Franklin Park, Pa., was unexpectedly found dead in his State College house on W. Fairmount Ave. late last month, according to local obituaries and The Behrend Beacon.
We compiled a list of vacation spots for those of us who have no spring break plans (and want some) because we are broke college students. The places listed are generally close by and all do-able driving distances if you are from Pennsylvania; some may even be closer if you are out-of-state.