Author Megan Swiatkowski

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Features
0 Tailgate of the Year: The Final Six

Out of the dozens of entries that Penn State’s Tailgate of the Year received, they are finally down to the top six finalists! You can vote for your favorite tailgate once every 24 hours, up until November 2nd. Here’s a quick guide to the top six finalists.

Tomfoolery
0 Police Cruiser or Canyon Delivery Car?

You may have noticed Canyon Pizza’s newest edition to its delivery fleet — an old police cruiser. You’ll remember seeing the “Canyon police car”, so you’ll remember Canyon Pizza, at least if the marketing plan works out.

Features
0 Running Routes for the Addicted: Blue & White Edition

Every once in a while, the running buddy can’t make it, your music isn’t getting you pumped to run, or you are lacking motivation to get a hard run in. Luckily, outside motivation can exist through Penn State’s lovely public transportation system, AKA the Blue and White Loops.

Opinion
0 A Few Thoughts on Sidewalk Courtesy

After countless times of being shanked by the metal chains lining the sidewalks thanks to groups not moving over, after countless times of being late to class because it was impossible to pass the texter walking aimlessly ahead, and after, dare I say it, countless indecisive, awkward passing issues, there has been enough sidewalk crime. It’s time to take action and end terrible walking habits all over Penn State!

News
0 No Refund Theatre Kicks Off Fall 2013 Show Schedule

No Refund Theatre presents its first show of the season, The Girl Who Fell Through A Hole In Her Sweater. Show times are at 8:00 on Thursday and Friday night and 10:00 on Saturday Night in 111 Forum. Tickets are free and seating is on a first-come/first-serve basis.

News
0 Penn State to Pilot Culture Survey

A few randomly selected Penn State students, faculty and staff will receive an email request to complete an online pilot culture survey about ethics and values so that Penn State can create an “aspirational document representing the type of university we want to be.”

News
0 2013 Frat Row Criterium

It’s early Sunday morning after the final Saturday night of Penn State’s Spring semester, and on frat row one would expect to see all the walk-of-shamers making their way back one more time before the summer; but instead something quite different is happening.

News
0 Leonard Bernstein Mass Coming To PSU

Leonard Bernstein’s Mass is coming to Penn State. Mass will be performed as part of a collaboration between Penn State’s School of Music, School of Theatre and Center for the Performing Arts, at 7:30 p.m. on April 5th and 6th and 2:00 p.m. on April 6th in the Eisenhower Auditorium.

News
0 Willard Preacher: Easter Bunny Not Real

Every “All Sinner’s Eve,” or Thursday, Gary Cattell preaches outside the Willard Building, just like he has been doing for the past 30 years. We decided to ask the Willard Preacher a few questions about his thoughts on Easter, and how students celebrate the religious holiday.

Features
0 How to Graduate in 3 Years

Most schools want students to stay for the fourth year and to pay another year’s worth of tuition, even if you can graduate in three. If you were wondering how to graduate in three years, Onward State has no reservations about telling Penn Staters how to get more bang for their buck.

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0 Kines 5K to be Held on Sunday

Penn State’s Kinesiology Club is hosting their 13th annual 5K Challenge at 10:00 a.m. this Sunday, March 17 starting in front of the Business Building Lawn. Registration is $15 and you can turn in your form and money on race day from 8:30-9:30 a.m. or to the Kines Department in 270 Rec Hall. The first 150 people who register are eligible for a free T-shirt.

News
0 Thrift Shop is THON’s No. 1 Song so Far

After nine hours of THONing, spectators have agreed — Thrift Shop by Mackelmore is the number one song played so far by a nearly 2:1 margin. Coming in close second was Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen, followed by Wagon Wheel by Bob Dylan.

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0 Blown Away by the Blonde

State College Community Theatre’s stunningly pink performance of Legally Blonde the Musical opened on Friday night at 8 p.m. and continued on Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinee and an another show at 8 p.m. All performances took place in front of a sold out crowd.

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