The Kiwi Yogurt chain is opening its newest store right here in State College, next to the Student Book Store at 324 E. College Ave, this February (no word yet on exact date). Kiwi is a Maine Line, Pa.-based, family-owned company founded in 2008 set on providing “the ultimate dessert experience.”
And it is quite the experience. When you walk in, there is – prepare yourselves – a wall of frozen yogurt options. You get to walk up to this beautiful wall and vend yourself as many flavors as you like.
The IFC and PHC are teaming up to do a promotional video showcasing some major Greek talent. The video—due out within the next two weeks—will highlight a variety of Greek leaders on campus and their accomplishments.
When asked why they chose to make a video, IFC president Dan Florencio said, “It’s a form of media we haven’t utilized in the past.”
While the IFC may not have exploited the viral nature of YouTube yet, some of their Greek broskis have: “Death to Greek Life”, a video made by ex-AEPi members, criticized the Interfraternity Council for their conduct over the past two years. When asked if this new, positive video was a response to the recently made “Death to Greek Life,” Florencio responded, “absolutely not,” adding, “[We’re] just featuring Greek talent in a new way.”
The National Federation for the blind field a formal complaint against Penn State last Friday, November 12. The complaint, which was issued by the largest organization for the blind in the U.S., claimed that blind students and professors suffer “pervasive and ongoing discrimination” because of the inaccessibility of the technology available on campus.
The Presidential Leadership Academy is presenting their findings on high-risk college drinking to the leaders of State College this Wednesday, November 10th. The meeting, which is an open event, will take place in room 304 of the State College Borough Building, 243 S. Allen St. at 7pm. State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham, borough manager Tom Fontaine, borough council president Ron Filippelli, and State College police chief Tom King will all be in attendance.
By now you’ve probably all heard about the creeper in Simmons Hall. But what you may not have heard is the students’ reactions to the recent crimes…besides the obvious, of course.
The winning entry in the voting for the Penn State 2011 Senior Class Gift was a plaza dedicated to Lt. Michael P. Murphy and other Penn State veterans. More than 3000 Penn State seniors voted in the poll.
The plaza, which will be the 150th senior class gift, was revealed this morning at a celebration in the HUB, complete with cakes, t-shirts, and distinguished guests.
Updated 5:11pm, August 23: The on-campus memorial service for Tom will be held Saturday, August 28th at 11 am in Eisenhower Chapel.
Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Schreyer Scholar Tom Richards who passed away earlier this month while on a Leadership Jumpstart retreat to Camp Blue Diamond.
The viewing will begin at 8:30 am, Saturday August 21 at the Lenape Valley Presbyterian Church, 321 West Butler Avenue, New Britain, PA., and the church service will follow. The family asks that contributions to the Thomas J. Richards Memorial Scholarship Fund be made (P.O. Box 12, Line Lexington, PA 18932) in lieu of flowers.
Read on for more about Tom and plans for an on-campus memorial service…