Mike Morse, known by his students simply as Coach, or Coach Morse, currently teaches fitness walking, bowhunting, and men's basketball as a part of the Kinesiology Physical Activity Program (KPAP). He is often seen leading a pack of students through campus, donning a baseball cap and a towel draped around his neck. The sight is somewhat reminiscent of Forrest Gump running in the desert with a pack of clueless followers behind. And from the life stories told by Coach Morse, it seems as though he may have a lot more in common with Forrest than your average Joe.
I have no power over what can be changed, but you know who does? Our beloved coach, James Franklin. As a man of power, here are some things we wished Franklin would promise to fix in the near future.
Something extraordinary is being created by the Penn State Food Science Department, and we're not talking Creamery Ice Cream.
I really only intended these snaps to last for 24 hours on my Snap Story, but I do like Penn State themed things, and assuming that you do too, I present to you six of my Snapchats that are “So State.”
From early dismissals to stabbings to vague alerts, we gathered some of the best and worst texts from the now non-existent PSUTXT.
Just last week, the dates of the 2014 Penn State Football Season Ticket sale were announced. With the earliest of dates coming up in a couple of weeks (June 23rd, for Seniors and Graduate Students), the question looms every year for the Penn State student: To get Season Tickets, or not?
Not saying that you're going to fail any of your finals, but in the event that you do or at least feel like you failed a final, we compiled a list of places that are great to let it all out post-exam.
Here at Onward State, we want the Class of 2014 to enjoy the graduation ceremony instead of it being ingrained in their memory as a brutal time commitment. Sure, listen to the graduation speeches, but here are some things for you to do to make your time sitting through commencement a bit more entertaining.
Last week, we asked our graduating seniors what they wished they had done differently during their time at Penn State. Facing graduation in just a couple weeks, the seniors replied with things they wish they could have changed.
Graduating Seniors: what do you wish you had done differently during your time at Penn State? Tell us and your response may end up in a post next week!
Attending Penn State was the best decision I made so far in my twenty-two years of fruitful life. I can only hope that my future children make the same decision and attend Penn State as well. Anticipating that my future daughter will attend Penn State, here are 409 things I will tell my beloved Penn Stater daughter.
It has just been announced that Canyon Pizza will be raising its slices to $1.50, effective April 2nd.
It's remarkable what Penn Staters can do with a bit of alcohol-induced creativity and a proper art medium.
Ryan Henrici was recently among the students mentioned in Business Insider's "18 Incredibly Impressive Students At Penn State." Though he spends hours a day in the lab, he takes a break from his lab work to sit down and talk to me about his medical research.
It's upon us: the final home stretch. We compiled a list of ten things that should be completed before caps and gowns time.
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If you don't own certain Penn State clothing items, it is inevitable that you will one day face a catastrophic deficit in your dresser/closet during your time in Happy Valley.
Meet Maggie Harding, captain of the national champion women's volleyball team and Treasurer of the Student-Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB), for which she is dancing.
Though they did not take the prize as the winning team, the men's gymnastics team flipped, twisted, and partially danced its way to have a phenomenal performance at the Pep Rally. We caught up with Captain Adrian Evans to learn a bit more of what went into putting the performance together.
The third engagement during THON 2014 belonged to Rich Lion and Jess O'Lock.
Per Rules and Regulations Committee members, the initial ticket booths which offer receipts to give a fifteen minute time frame to enter the floor access line is not handing out receipts at the moment. In addition, those waiting in the floor access line will have to wait until after the pep rally to gain access to the event level
Among the thousands of Penn State students present at THON 2014 is a group of students from the University of Delaware who, like all the people in the BJC, are fighting for the kids.
The new trend for the cutout letters at THON 2014 is seemingly, "Go Big or Go Home."
This Saturday, the 8th ranked men's gymnastics team comes face to face with Temple for what may be the last meet against the Owls.
Nittanyville has newly elected its next batch of officers. We caught up with its new president, Brian Sanvido, a senior in Architectural Engineering.
Being teased by posters of familiar Japanese foods on the glass windows, I eagerly went to Tadashi with two friends to figure out how the new Japanese restaurant stacked up to my expectations.
Nothing lasts forever, things change, things are taken from us too soon, things get lost, and people go missing.
Bear with me, for some of these predictions may be quite unbelievable.
By size, Penn State has the tenth biggest international student population in the country. But how well are these students adapting to the Penn State way of life?
We all know the new "Penn State Lives Here" campaign is a little hokey and certainly unoriginal, but what hasn't been discussed much are the more serious problems behind the marketing ploy. Last Friday, a focus group was held in Old Main with the creators of the campaign to discuss whether or not the slogan accurately represents diversity in the Penn State community.
Penn State welcomed Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson to Eisenhower Auditorium last night as the first of SPA's Distinguished Speaker Series this semester. Johnson spoke to an awestruck crowd on her impressive achievements as an Olympian, Dancing with the Stars champion, and 2009 MLB Celebrity Softball Game participant (not to be ignored).