Author Michael DeGothseir

Advertising/PR major, Blue Band drummer, peanut butter enthusiast.

Student Life
5 10 Questions With Blue Band Drum Major Chris Siergiej

Meet Chris Siergiej, the newest Pennsylvania State University Marching Blue Band drum major. This past Saturday, Siergiej (pronounced SIR-gee) was chosen above nine other candidates to lead the Blue Band in 2013. Siergiej, who played saxophone in his first three years, is entering his fourth season with the Blue Band.

We caught up with Siergiej the day after his successful audition to find out how he prepared and what he’s excited for moving forward, among other things.

0 CommonPlace: A New, Uncommon Idea

A place where both Penn State students and State College residents can come together is rare. The newly opened CommonPlace is just that. Who knows, it might become your new favorite study spot, a place for group meetings, or simply somewhere to chill between classes.