Rock opera group Trans-Siberian Orchestra will stop in Happy Valley on November 15th. Known for their unique musical style, incorporating a mixture classical, orchestral, and progressive pieces into hard rock with a splash of heavy metal, the group will perform as part of their Lost Christmas Eve Tour at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Author Jillian Gordon
Tom Corbett isn’t having such a great day. After the announcement that U.S. District Judge Yvette Kane threw out his lawsuit against the NCAA, a Quinnipiac poll was released showing that Pennsylvania voters believe that the situation at Penn State will be crucial in next year’s election.
As many of you know, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and it is something that means a lot to me personally. Often a cause such as this gains attention but not a lot of support, simply because many people don’t understand. Today, I want to tell you my story, and maybe then we can begin to understand.
Arriving a few minutes early for the Urban Gaming Club meeting, I sat by myself in an empty room in Willard wondering what exactly the next hour of my life was going to be like. I had expected this meeting to be sitting in a classroom with Nerf darts flying in the air, people talking over one another and general dysfunctional every where. For the most part, I was right. But I was also surprisingly wrong.
If you love baby animals and ice cream (do people who don’t like either of those even exist?) then the College Of Agricultural Sciences has an event for you! Tomorrow from 10-4 is the College’s annual Ag Day, an event with the purpose of showcasing why agriculture is important in our every day lives.
There were many issues brought to light during THON Weekend 2013. While some are inevitable, others are being to investigated avoid any catastrophes that could potentially arise during future THON Weekends. The overall committee announced this weekend that THON 2014 has been moved to the second to last weekend in April to combat any issues with the cold weather.
Ever since the Jerry Sandusky Scandal broke in November of 2011, Penn State students have been vocal about the situation since the very start. During the months following it seemed as though you couldn’t get on Twitter or Facebook without seeing someone express their dismay for Sandusky, their praise for Joe Paterno, and any other opinion they possibly had. So why don’t we care about expressing our opinion about the new future president?
Procrastination: the infectious disease that most can’t seem to shake, the kryptonite of the common student. No matter how many things we write out in our planner or how productive we tell ourselves we are going to be, we always have those Thursday nights at 11:30 when a 10-page paper is due at midnight…and we aren’t even sure what we’re supposed to be writing about.
All of us have that “30-second elevator speech” prepared and ready to go whenever we meet a new person and are faced with the question, “So, what are you majoring in?” I dread that question, and I know I am not alone. My major is awesome, but complicated. Although I sometimes wonder whether or not I should take the time to try and explain, I know it’s oh so worth it.
THON is just around the corner. Although many other organizations have had an overwhelmingly powerful impact on the event, you can’t deny that Greek Life has had a huge presence from the very beginning. Greek Life and THON, were soul mates — they were meant to be together. But might the story of Greek Life and THON at Penn State be slowly coming to an end?