Having to leave state college and return home is an emotional roller coaster. However, you can take solace in the fact that there are thousands of other Penn Staters just like you going through the same five basic stages of readjusting to life outside of State College.
Each year on the Sunday before spring finals, Penn State students take a break from their arduous studying to participate in the Mifflin Streak, but how did this tradition get started?
We all know what it’s like to get pizza delivered: you order the pizza then spend the next forty minutes asking how much longer until the pizza arrives, but what is it like to be the person that carries the key to your happiness from the pizza restaurant to your home? I took one for the team and sacrificed my Saturday night to walk a mile in a pizza delivery guy's shoes.
It seems only natural that current UPUA Vice President Katelyn Mullen will run for President of the 8th assembly, but will we really see her name on the ballot?
With zero pieces of legislature voted on last night and only three weeks left of UPUA’s seventh assembly, one may say that our student leaders are starting to act like the lame ducks.
As unique as THON is, there is one part of it that is all too familiar: absurdly high prices at the concession stands. That fact paired with the strict no outside food allowed in the BJC makes for a formidable situation for everybody’s wallets.
Despite the weekly meetings for the past five months, my first shift as a Rules & Regulations committee member defied my expectations.
Well guys, it’s here. The day you’ve been waiting for. The day you’ve been ripping off links of your paper chain countdown to get to. It’s UPUA Recap Thursday, and let me preface this by saying that last night’s UPUA meeting was especially pointless.
Last night UPUA was all business as the assembly congregated in 302 HUB for a short (58 minute) but action-packed meeting.
Approximately 140 of Penn State's best student leaders are gathering this weekend for the two-day leadership retreat known as UPUA Encampment. Here our student leaders will fine-tune their leadership skills, listen to speakers, and work together to make Penn State a better place.
In a way that can only be described as poetic, UPUA leaders pushed aside the heated emotions surrounding the iScandal and came together to represent their constituents and pass some legislature during last nights UPUA meeting.
With THON weekend rapidly approaching, you might be worrying about how well your body will be able to handle the no sitting, no sleeping 46-hour dance marathon if you are lucky enough to dance. If that sounds like you, don't worry -- UPUA has been working with THON Overall Chairperson Will Martin and Morale Overall Melanie Sessa as well as fitness coordinator Jill Garrigan to help you out.
Although many Penn State students were out celebrating sylly week, our dedicated UPUA representatives withstood the urge to party on a Wednesday night and instead gathered in 302 HUB for the first meeting of 2013.
While many of us were brought up in a society where the golden rule was taught, some people ignore their learnings when it comes to getting food. Here are a couple of ground rules that everybody should follow.
Supplemental housing often has a negative connotation to it, but not all aspects of this living arrangement are bad. Take a look at what it's really like to live in this type of room.
The CATA bus is really a lifesaver. But it become pretty useless when you can’t even catch one because they’re either too full or because everybody else at the East Halls bus stop cut in front of you. Here are some tips that can help you make sure that you get on the CATA bus and get to your next class on time.
After being at Penn State for seven weeks, I've explored most of campus. However, one place remained a mystery to me: the third floor of the Hub. When I finally made it up there, my predictions of what it held were nothing like its reality.
The world out there is a infectious place. Luckily, there are ways to help keep you safe during this cold and flu season.
Overall, Hyundai has donated a total of more than $45 million to pediatric cancer in 14 years, and by the end of 2012, the total will be more than $57 million. As reported by Gant Daily, over $325,000 of that total is going to the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital in honor National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. In addition, Hyundai is also donating $10,000 to go toward electronic purchases to go in the teen activity areas.
Through a completely accurate and standardized system that relies on the credible opinions of high school guidance counselors, US News & World Report ranked Pennsylvania State University at University Park as the 46th best college in America for 2013. But wasn't our dear Alma mater recently ranked as 49th best university in the world a few weeks ago?
For 24 straight hours, volunteers will read the political satire novel, Catch-22, by Joseph Heller, in front of the library. This around-the-clock marathon reading begins tomorrow with the first speaker, Sue Paterno. Find out more about the event and the background of Joseph Heller himself after the jump.