Author Maddy Pryor

I'm a 2013 Penn State alum with a B. A. in Public Relations as well as minors in History and Communications Arts and Sciences. I am proudly from Neptune, NJ and talk about it at any opportunity possible. I love college basketball and am a big fan of Penn State Basketball, as well as their official student section, Nittany Nation. I'm a big supporter of Relay For Life of Penn State as well as THON and Coaches vs. Cancer.

0 Club Croquet Wins THON’s Got Talent 2014

Once again, THON’s Got Talent came to the Bryce Jordan Center to spread the musical prowess of some of the best THON volunteers. Three participants sang, played instruments, and dropped beats to win over the hearts of voters throughout the BJC.

0 THON’s Wristband System Working Seamlessly So Far

With so many issues getting spectators in and out of the BJC in recent years, for 2014, THON has implemented a new wristband system. Each person entering the Bryce Jordan Center, including Captains and committee members, is required to have a wristband.

0 You Can, And Should, Go To CAPS If You Need It

I wanted to write about the availability of CAPS during this Mental Health Awareness week because it is so important. The services they provide can save you from so much stress, anxiety, frustration, sadness, and a multitude of other problems. They did just that for me, and I hope, if necessary, they can do the same for you.

0 How To Deal With The Ultimate Post-Grad Problem

You graduated in May. You moved out over the summer, piece-by-piece. You cried. Now it’s time for everyone else to move back. They’ll be at “your” bars, apartments, and favorite study spots. Well, I’m here to tell you how I’m dealing with these same exact struggles in the hopes that we can all deal with the ultimate post-grad problem: not moving back to State College for the first time in four years.

0 Kent State Game Tapped for Annual Blue-Out

For the 3rd year in a row, Penn State fans will hold a “Blue-Out” at Beaver Stadium– an awareness campaign and fundraiser for the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR). This year’s game will be against Kent State on September 21.

0 Lift For Life Raises Over $133,500 for Uplifting Athletes

In front of hundreds of fans at the Penn State Lacrosse Field, the Penn State Football defensive squad beat the offense in the 11th Annual Lift For Life competition benefiting Uplifting Athletes 160-122. No one cared about that score, though. The team raised over $113,000 for kidney cancer research and is on pace to shatter last year’s record.

0 Men’s Basketball Improves Its Swag

It was announced on Thursday morning that the Men’s Basketball team will be sporting Aerographic jerseys this season, joining the likes of most of the Nike-sponsored teams within the Big Ten Conference.

0 Penn State Hershey Awarded Prestigious Grant

In addition to being named one of the top hospitals for pediatric cancer care, Penn State Hershey was recently awarded a $1 million grant from the American Medical Association to transform their learning to make it even better.

0 Lady Lion Gizelle Studevent Publishes “Bridges”

Despite being a full-time, D-1 student-athlete, vying for a Crime, Law, and Justice degree while playing for the back-to-back B1G Champion Lady Lions basketball team, Gizelle Studevent was putting her thoughts down on paper in a book recently published, “Bridges.”

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