Author Maddy Pryor
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.
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.
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.
Senior Lady Lion Maggie Lucas has unsurprisingly been added to the pre-season Wade Watch list for the Women’s Basketball Coach Association (WBCA) Player of the Year, an award that is also known as the “Heisman of Women’s Basketball.”
A few weeks ago, we wrote about Penn Stater Kayla Nakonechni who is battling cancer just months after she danced in THON 2013. You can help raise funds for her cause by buying a “Whiteout Cancer” t-shirt at Old State.
On the outside, Kayla Nakonechni is your typical Penn Stater. She camps at Nittanyville, studies biology, and danced in THON last year. On the inside, though, she’s fighting the battle of her life.
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.
Senior Maya Hayes and Junior Whitney Church have been named to the official watch list for the MAC Hermann trophy, given out to the best collegiate soccer player every year.
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.
According to his mentor, SMU center Jordan Dickerson will be transferring to Penn State.
On Sunday night at Philadelphia University, Penn State commit Geno Thorpe earned the Most Outstanding Player award for Team Courage at the 3rd Annual Mary Kline Classic for brain cancer research.
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.”