UPUA has been criticized in the recent week by Onward State, the Daily Collegian, trustee Al Lord, and others for voting to close part of its meeting on Wednesday night to discuss the possibility of taking a stance on the Freeh report. UPUA released a statement today justifying its position on the close executive session, which is published verbatim.
Monthly Archives: September, 2014
Mike Morse, known by his students simply as Coach, or Coach Morse, currently teaches fitness walking, bowhunting, and men’s basketball as a part of the Kinesiology Physical Activity Program (KPAP). He is often seen leading a pack of students through campus, donning a baseball cap and a towel draped around his neck. The sight is somewhat reminiscent of Forrest Gump running in the desert with a pack of clueless followers behind. And from the life stories told by Coach Morse, it seems as though he may have a lot more in common with Forrest than your average Joe.
By day, they are the Special Education Department, esteemed professors and academics, but by night David McNaughton, Charlie Hughes, David Lee, and Douglas Dexter transform. With the help of their instruments they become the Grateful SPLED, Penn State’s favorite cover band.
We sent a trio of writers to review the only McAlister’s Deli in Pennsylvania, located in the HUB. They were mildly entertained.
Cael Sanderson and the Penn State wrestling program picked up a verbal commitment from the nation’s top recruit, Vincenzo Joseph.
Penn State fall sports moved their combined record to 44-5-1 over the weekend.
Teaming with the Princeton Review, UPUA will offer free prep books, free graded practice tests, and discounted test prep courses, saving students between $200 and $700. UPUA passed its funding for the test prep materials at last week’s meeting.
An aspect that’s often overlooked, but still important to observe, is the legacy that our predecessors have left before us. Penn State has a rich history of prominent figures that have walked our campus many years before us.
Although it’s natural to be disappointed that you didn’t snag the coveted committee member role for THON 2015, that doesn’t mean that you can’t still play an important part in the THON community. There are plenty of ways you can still take part in the fight against pediatric cancer this year.
Michael Pilato certainly had a busy Homecoming week, with several major additions on his Heister Street mural. Football fans should recognize some of these new faces next to the “main” Joe Paterno mural image.
Everyone knows Penn State is a massive place with tons of students. What you might not have known is that Penn State is one of only six schools in the United States with a student population of more than 40,000.
Today marks the beginning of National Hazing Prevention week. Penn State Panhellenic council is bringing the cause to campus, with five days of events to raise awareness for the Hazing Prevention Organization.
During halftime of the Northwestern game on Saturday, Kevin Bunce and Kenya Crawford became the newest couple to ascend the Penn State Homecoming throne, succeeding last year’s King and Queen John Satira and Rhonda Bates.
It was an ugly day. But no matter what happens on the field, there’s always something to take away from the game. Here’s what we learned about Penn State football during a 29-6 loss in the Big Ten opener.