Though there are still about two months until we return to Happy Valley, the remainder of summer will fly, and freshmen will be taking over their new campus before they know it. To make the most of the remaining time, we’ve put together a checklist of things that will make transitioning into your freshman year of college a little bit easier.
Author Carolyn Popescu
The U.S. News & World Report ranked The Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital in eight specialties for the Best Children’s Hospital Rankings for 2015-16. Though Hershey first made the list in 2008, the eight specialties for which the hospital ranked are the most to date.
Many students, such as myself, were jamming to the amazing artists since early in the day, so you can bet we were ready to see the final act. My feet hurt and I was sick of being elbowed in the ribs. I was ready for Passion Pit to put on an incredible performance, and they certainly delivered.
Described as a “nomadic, upcycling store,” The Palmer Pop Up Thrift Shop attracted a flock of students to the courtyard outside the Palmer Art Museum Wednesday afternoon.
If you think you’ll be overwhelmed trying to prepare for finals, don’t worry. Like the high SPF sun block you’ll be lathering on you back soon enough, the Student Programming Association’s Entertainment Committee has you covered with its annual Relaxation Week.
Penn State alumna Annika Sharma’s book titled ‘The Rearranged Life,’ chronicling the story of two students attending Penn State is set to be released on May, 15.
Whether you were a fanatic die-hard fan since the show’s release in the ’90s, or you quickly became a new fan due to its recent release on Netflix, you’ve probably seen the classic sitcom “Friends.” Six 20-something-year-old friends having hilarious misadventures and experiences in New York City, what’s not to love?! As a college student in the middle of rural State College, your life may seem nothing like this come, but you’re wrong! Penn State and “Friends” have a lot more in common than you think.
Since its foundation in 1972, the students in Eco Action have helped give life to the environmentalist movement on campus. Celebrate Earth Day with Eco Action this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the HUB Auditorium for a screening of the film “Plastic Paradise” followed by a discussion on current environmental topics.
This surgery coverage is a huge step in the right direction for creating an even more open and comfortable community here on campus.
As any Penn Stater knows, this campus is filled with tons of down-to-earth students, staff, and employees. This Wednesday, The Clown Nose Club will be celebrating a day of appreciation for one of the most loved and well-known — Penn State celebrity Mike the Mailman.
Alumnus and former faculty member David Donohue donated $1 million to endow a professorship in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.
“Hey Penn State! What a diverse crowd we have here today. I see all kinds of white people in this audience!”
By this point in the semester, you may be looking forward to putting away your books, heading home, and making some serious cash from your summer job. Though it’s probably too late to embark on a new job here in State College for the semester, that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to make easy cash.
Are you getting sick and tired of your mundane, minimum-wage job? Are you looking for opportunities to start something more creative? The College of Communications “Freelance-A-Thon” is your chance to learn more.
When this band, led by Tony Oller and Malcolm Kelley, was announced to perform at Penn State, the campus was ecstatic. Just as excited as our classmates to see the show, we were also fortunate enough to sit down and talk to them before they took the stage.
Penn State Naval ROTC commanding officer, Robert E. Clark II, was announced as Wesley College’s next president today. Clark will take on the new role on July 15 as Wesley’s 17th president, succeeding William N. Johnston.
Whether you’re working an outfit that’s head-to-toe blue and white in Florida, or you’re waving around a Penn State flag somewhere abroad, we want to see it! Send us your best spring break photos showing off Penn State pride. We’ll take note of the most epic pictures and post them here for all to see.
When was the last time you heard the comment, “You throw like a girl!” as a compliment? Probably never. Former NFL quartberback Don McPherson takes this idea and runs with it (no pun intended). McPherson presented a captivating presentation addressing social justice issues involving gender last night in the HUB’s Freeman Auditorium.
The awesome songs from both the Entertainment Committee and the live performances helped keep us on our feet this weekend. If you attended THON 2015 for even little bit, chances are you witnessed some pretty impressive live music.
If you danced this year and have a moment you’ll never forget, share your story with us. Send a short blurb describing your all-time favorite moment from this weekend, and what it meant to you.
2015 marks the water polo’s third year with their THON child, Brittany Wagner, and they could not be happier.
As THON quickly approaches, it’s obvious that excitement and anticipation is growing here on campus. In a little over a week, the world’s largest student-run philanthropic event will commence. The festivities and preparation, however, have already started.
The next time you’re drinking green tea, you may just be preventing oral cancer. According to Penn State food scientists, a compound in the tea may trigger a cycle that not only kills oral cancer cells, but also keeps healthy ones alive.