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For the past 21 years, the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community at Penn State has celebrated Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month through an annual showcase. This showcase includes performances from various students groups across Penn State’s campus with dancing, singing, and other cultural acts.
In light of the recent negative events surrounding the UPUA, the Freshman Council has decided to release a statement detailing its position on the matters.
In light of recent events, we would like to update the university community on the action we have taken since the leadership of the UPUA became aware of a GroupMe account belonging to the Agnihotri/Fleming Executive Ticket. The GroupMe involved members of the 10th Assembly’s Executive Board and the General Assembly.
“There have been instances of hate crimes around the Penn State community since I’ve been here, and it would not surprise me if those past or future perpetrators gravitate to this club,” said Luis Rolfo of the College Democrats. Students for Trump’s organizer, Ryan Belz, responded.
Today, due to gridlock in Harrisburg, the four state-related universities in Pennsylvania face the prospect of receiving zero dollars in allocations this year, a $600 million shortfall. The past several years have seen meager state funding, and our universities have adapted by cutting costs where possible, but that is no longer feasible.
“Bring THON out into the world. Realize you have the power to find a community working towards a common good. Realize you have the power to create a community working towards a common good,” Devon Werkeiser writes in a message to THON volunteers.
Business Fraternity recruitment season kicks off this Thursday for students looking to advance themselves professionally.
Kelli Herr will participate in a trek of 3,600 miles starting in February: The Longest Walk, a war on drugs, sponsored by the American Indian Movement.
Struggling to find the perfect Halloween costume? Maybe we can help! Read more to find out what Victoria’s Secret models, Pharrell Williams, Nicki Minaj, and Britain’s Got Talent winner Susan Boyle have in common.
As part of the University “Kill The Cup” Challenge, the HUB Starbucks is giving away 2,000 free, reusable cups yesterday and today.
From September 30 to October 1, A conference at Penn State will showcase advances in long-term effects of early-life stress on children.
It’s an American tendency: we focus on women’s looks. When I looked at sorority Bid Day photos yesterday, all the comments talked about was how “HOT” their new pledge class was. But what does this say about what we value? What about everything else our sisters bring to the table, besides their looks? Greek women are so much more than that, and it’s time we start acting like it.
Committee member applications are now available on our website, www.psustateofstate.com. Applications are due September 7 by 5 p.m.
As my graduation loomed ever closer this spring, the fact I’m leaving one of my favorite places and some of my favorite people became more palpable, and assignments became increasingly less important. But despite knowing I was leaving, I couldn’t stop spending time working towards something I had been involved with for the past year: the development of a student farm at Penn State.
Fair Trade Penn State is proud to announce State College’s official designation as a Fair Trade Town. Fair Trade Penn State is a student-lead organization at Penn State University who work to widely increase the awareness, availability and use of Fair Trade products throughout the Penn State University Park campus and State College area, and is part of a nation-wide organizing effort called Fair Trade Towns USA.
Before the pomp of circumstance of graduation begins, join the Lion Ambassadors in celebrating this year’s senior class. University-wide Senior Sendoff will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 23 at the Hintz Family Alumni Center.
Taiwanese tea master Chi Zongxian, who suggested the concept of “the teapot serves the tea,” was recently invited to Penn State for a four-day “yixing teapot” exhibition.
Active Minds’ Send Silence Packing – a nationally recognized public education exhibit of 1,100 backpacks, representing the number of students who die by suicide every year – will be on display at Old Main Lawn on April 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Penn State’s Public Relations Student Society of America will host its annual Young Professional’s Guide to Success on Tuesday, April 7 in 110 Wartik at 6:30 p.m. to give students the opportunity to talk to local communications professionals to gauge what it is really like to work in the industry.
Penn State’s College of Engineering is among more than 120 U.S. engineering schools leading a transformative movement in engineering education announced at the White House yesterday.