Author Casey Dexter

0 Emily Whitehead Featured on NBC Nightly News

THON child Emily Whitehead, whose amazing story has been shared world-wide, was featured last night on NBC Nightly News. Emma, as she is more commonly known, has been a bright face of THON and continues to inspire hope to all those fighting for the cure.

0 Penn State Parents Program: Calling All PTA Moms

The Penn State Parents Program (a.k.a “Fancy PTA”) is currently accepting applications from parents of first-year, transfer, and change-of-campus students. Parents will meet twice a year to speak with the Vice President of Student Affairs, the Vice President and Dean for Undergrad Education, and the Parents Program Director. Parents will also have the opportunity to share ideas and offer input to the program’s board.

0 My Confession: I Left the Michigan Game 10 Minutes Early

Penn State was down by a touchdown, and I honestly didn’t think anything more would happen. I was satisfied with an eventful Homecoming week, a fun day of tailgating, and an awesome game — I didn’t think cutting out of the game a little early would mean anything. My god, was I wrong.

0 Are You an Extreme Stater?

Do you enjoying challenging obstacle courses in a fast-paced atmosphere? Can you work well with a team without losing your temper? Can you run more than two miles without getting hungry? If so, you may just be extreme enough for Penn State’s Extreme Stater race!

0 Your Fall 2013 Concert Guide

There’s no denying that this fall is packed with concerts. From country, to EDM, to even Aaron Carter, there’s something to look forward to every month. To make it easy, we’ve broken down the basics of each big concert to make sure you don’t miss out.

0 You Can, Indeed, Be The Next Penn State President

Looking for summer employment? Or perhaps an on-campus job in the fall?

Well, the “Craigslist of employment” meta search engine has a new posting for a job opening in State College, and it comes with a nice salary (and full benefits).

0 Not-So-Guilt-Free Zucchini Bread

I’ve always said Penn State could make a small fortune if they sold their “guilt-free zucchini bread” in more places across campus. I’m not sure what makes that bread so good – maybe it’s the spices, or the gooey top layer, or maybe it’s the fact that it’s “guilt-free.” Could it be that the popular PSU snack has its own nutrition label betray its guilt-free name?

0 THON 2013 Bucket List

Believe it or not, 46 hours doesn’t seem like enough time to accomplish everything THON weekend has to offer. To make it easy for you, we’ve complied a list of the top THON Must-Do’s. Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or just experiencing THON for the first time, these are things you have to try!

0 Commons “Chopped” Challenge

Instead of neglecting the oh-so coveted meal plan and jumping ship to Lion Menus, we decided to make our own “Common’s Chopped Challenge,” and create new meals out of the existing ones being served. Now, we challenge you to do the same!