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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).
There was a time when I thought that waking up at 6:23a.m. for my 8a.m. class was early and warranted some sort of golden star for the day. Then, I met some members of the Penn State Crew Team.
There is no denying that there are certain places you wish you could drop your dollars at, but are unfortunately unavailable in Happy Valley. Sure, State College is great, but these places could make it just a little better.
Though the entirety of your college career at Penn State may seem to be the best time of your life, there are those darned situations you can't seem to avoid. Though these following situations are highly relatable by most of the Penn State population, you can't help but witness them happening to others and think, "You hate to see it."
State College is well deserving of its Happy Valley alias, at least according to Business Insider. In a list of The 20 Most Fun Colleges in America, Penn State has been crowned the title of being the "most fun!"
Indigo, the only nightclub left in State College following the closing of the shortlived Duo Nightclub, has been ranked 21st on the list of the 25 Best College Bars in America by TheDailyMeal.com.
To the good people of Penn State, brace yourselves. An app is storming through the Penn State community that is everyone's worst nightmare. I'm saying this app has the potential to ruin your interpersonal relationships. Still interested? Read on.
Penn State received its first internal report last week on the findings of an investigation launched by the U.S. Department of Education into Penn State's Clery Act compliance. Due to federal regulations, the university is prohibited from publicly releasing the details disclosed in the report until the entire review process is completed.
It was quite the thrilling and emotional ride at Rec Hall this weekend, with the Penn State Men's Gymnastics Team playing host to the NCAA Championships
Blue and White weekend is highlighted by the Blue and White Game, where in the end, essentially everybody wins and the points don't matter. Across campus at Recreation Hall, a very different sort of competition will be held. This competition involves a building full of collegiate athletes with very low body fat percentages and back flips.
Dear PSU Crushes, Your Twitter account has only been in operation for a few weeks, but what you have done in since that first tweet on March 19 has the impact of a lifetime.
Earlier this month, Professor Justin Walden gave the students of his Comm 180 class an assignment to simply get rid of their cell phones for a week. Naturally, I thought I could benefit from this experiment, and I braced myself for the week ahead with no access to my outdated Blackberry and all the limited apps it provides.
Penn Staters have long embraced a culture where the absolute WORST thing about Penn State is attending an 8 a.m. class. To those Negative Nancy Nittany Lions, you have yet to see the light!
Over the last few months, we've seen the Pegula Ice Arena come to life across the street from the Bryce Jordan Center. The $90 million ice arena is set to open on October 11 during Homecoming weekend. Given the opportunity to tour the inside of the state-of-the-art facility with Project Manager Steve Laurila of Mortenson Construction, I was able to snap a few photos of the interior.
The Engineering Ambassadors are hosting "Explore. Engage. Engineering." in Alumni Hall of the HUB on Thursday, February 21st, from 10am until 4pm. This event is a hands-on opportunity for all students to see how engineering impacts their lives and a chance to create items that are often associated with the works of an engineer.
In a push to draw crowds to Bon Jovi's Because We Can Tour, the Bryce Jordan Center has officially renamed the venue to the Bon Jovi Center, according to its website. Luckily, the BJC will still be able to be referred to as the BJC.