Monthly Archives: October, 2013
Owner R.B. Powell has finalized the security measures that Nittany Mountain Trail Rides will take to decrease the volume of alcohol-related incidents. Beginning tomorrow, hayrides will no longer take place at the usual site in Warriors Mark, PA. Instead, all hayrides will now be held 21 miles from campus at a religious site called the Hartman Center in Milroy, PA.
Tim Frazier and Maggie Lucas will almost certainly receive accolades for their performances on the basketball court this year, but the two hoops stars are already receiving nominations for excellence in being a student-athlete. The two are nominated for the 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award in men’s and women’s basketball.
For the first time in quite a few weeks, UPUA was in complete agreement about all new business at its general assembly meeting last night. The meeting was quick, everything passed unanimously, and everyone was free to move on to their respective Halloween celebrations.
In the most recent Meet the THON 2014 Directors post, we sat down with Merchandise Director Tom Bremer to discuss the role of the Merchandise Committee in THON.
There are 24 campuses in the Penn State system. The one that gets the most attention is University Park, but what about the other 23? That’s where we come in with our newest 23 part series, Better Know a Branch Campus, inspired by Stephen Colbert’s Better Know a District. Next up: Penn State DuBois.
A new method being developed by Penn State researchers to monitor the spread of tumor cells could change the way doctors treat cancer patients.
Centre County is no exception to the recent trend in local microbreweries. Locals and students alike can already enjoy the delicious craft beer offerings at Otto’s, The Gamble Mill, and Elk Creek Cafe. This past Sunday brought about the opening of another such establishment: The Happy Valley Brewing Company.
Four State College Borough Council candidates participated in a UPUA and IFC sponsored debate last night in the HUB. In front of an audience consisting mostly of UPUA representatives, the four candidates vying for three seats debated issues students are facing for the upcoming November 5 election.
11 Penn State students and five faculty members were awarded Fulbrights for 2013-2014. This is a pretty big deal, considering that 45 former Fulbrighters have won the Nobel Prize, 28 have been awarded MacArthur Fellowships, 80 have won Pulitzers, and 29 have served as heads of state or government.
So what are the signs that will help you figure out if you’ve been involved with THON too long? Just kidding, there’s no such thing as “too long” when it comes to THON — but we made a list of the top 10 symptoms that show up if you’ve been more involved with THON (or more dedicated to it!) than the average Penn Stater.
After winning its third consecutive national championship, Penn State heads into this season with four key starters returning. With the Alton brothers recovering from surgeries and some weight classes remaining to be set, there will be opportunities to see the rising stars of the Penn State wrestling program.
The No. 9 men’s soccer team fought hard for its victory last night on the road against the University of Pennsylvania, winning 2-1 in the “Battle of the Penns.”
Whether you slaved for hours and hours on the perfect Halloween costume, or you’re looking for a little extra spending money, entering a costume contest is very worthwhile. Here is a list of downtown bars hosting contests with cash prices you don’t want to miss out on.
Penn State is set to introduce its 18th president on Friday, as first reported by 6ABC News and later confirmed by Onward State.
Just three days after Penn State suffered one of the worst losses in team history against Ohio State, Bill O’Brien is ready to move on. He discussed the running back situation, key player injuries, and even the relative toughness between players from Philadelphia and Pittsburgh in his weekly press conference.
Both the NCAA and the Paterno family had attorneys at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte Tuesday morning to argue over the NCAA’s preliminary objections to the Paterno’s lawsuit filed against the NCAA in May. Judge John Leete made no ruling Tuesday, and did not give any indication as to when he would.
Joe Battista, Associate Athletic Director for Pegula Ice Arena and Hockey Development, has announced that he will leave Penn State Athletics, effective Nov. 8. Battista will begin his new role with Pegula’s East Management Services as its Vice President of Hockey Related Businesses Nov. 11.
Penn State has had a long-standing tradition of sending quality players to the NFL, and the 2013 season is no exception. Highlighted by stellar performances from linebackers Sean Lee and Paul Posluszny, these former Nittany Lions are making their presence felt around the league:
Hershey Medical Center has entered their own video into Medline’s Pink Glove Dance competition, and they need your help to win! If they can get enough votes they’ll receive $25,000 to donate towards a breast cancer charity of their choosing.
I know that the real Penn State culture lives in my heart and in the collective hearts of my fellow students, and in the hearts of the alumni and educators who came before me. Not on Penn State’s overpriced piece of paper.