Monthly Archives: March, 2016
The iconic gold elephant that has hung above the corner of Pugh St and Beaver Ave for more than 40 years is coming down today. Gift Adventures, the shop used by generations of students for last minute Halloween costume shopping, will close its doors today for good according to the Centre Daily Times.
A Penn State student group will host a gala on Friday night to benefit the Centre County Women’s Resource Center as the culmination of the university’s Sexual Violence Awareness Week.
If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, why are our doctors prescribing so few apples? This is what Sarayna Schock asked herself as she developed plans for Penn State ProduceRx.
More than fifty people have worn our mascot’s costume in its multiple variations. From mule to African lion, our mascot didn’t always resemble the one Nittany Lion that we all know and love.
Cooper’s Town, Penn State baseball’s student section, is reigniting its member involvement to grow a fan base for the sport and is already one of the fastest growing in the country.
According to Business Insider, Penn State is way more fun than schools like Georgia and Wisconsin. The website ranked Penn State as the eighth most fun college in the nation.
When the most serious charges against former administrators Graham Spanier, Tim Curley, and Gary Schultz were dropped last month after testimony from former General Counsel Cynthia Baldwin was ruled inadmissible, Attorney General Kathleen Kane vowed to appeal the ruling. Today, the Superior Court ruled that it wouldn’t reconsider the decision to drop the charges, according to the Associated Press.
State College’s two Jersey Mike’s locations — one on 128 S. Allen St. and the other at 2009 N. Atherton St. — will donate 100% of their sales today (not just profits) to Four Diamonds as part of the national Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving.
Last October, the University announced the 2016 class gift: an endowment that would benefit Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Staff writer Drew Klingenberg thinks it’s the most impactful gift in years.
Patrick Cines will run for UPUA President, with Michael Straw running as the Vice President on his ticket. He hopes to keep his platform simple and straightforward to best serve the student body.
Penn State will play a big role in planetary research after a research team was selected by NASA to construct a revolutionary new detection instrument.
When we read Anthony Mitchell and Zico Khayat’s platform on their campaign website last week after the pair announced a UPUA write-in campaign, we thought something looked familiar. It turns out, a lot looked familiar — the campaign copied about two-thirds of its platform from Emily McDonald and Terry Ford’s platform.
Penn State announced its 2016 Leadership Council, the group of players who’ll meet with James Franklin twice a month.
We talked to Executive Director Jeremy Book, who shared with us the ins and outs of Movin’ On 2016, including how they choose the best artists to represent the student body.
Givens came to Penn State as an athlete with no clear-cut position, but after adding some serious muscle, he’s in line for meaningful snaps along the defensive line this spring.
“Coming into this season I wanted to play as hard as I can. It’s all mental,” said Cyr comparing how this season stacked up to the previous ones. She’s currently on track to surpass the 38 total goals she tallied at the end of last season.
Terrorism occurs around the world daily, and to protest global violence, Brandon Sullivan and Hope Schmid organized a candlelight vigil to honor the lives lost in recent attacks in Belgium and other parts of the world.
Less than two months after giving his emotional speech during THON’s Pep Rally, Devon and Leah Still will be returning to Penn State. Following the Blue and White game on April 16, the Still Strong Foundation will hold it’s first event at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Despite being a new organization on campus, Penn State’s Western Equestrian Team has had its fair share of success. The team will be sending two members, Seth and Ashlynn Rice, to the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Nationals in Kentucky this May.