Heading home to Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving break? Here’s what’s happening all week in the Steel City.
If you can’t find anything to do during break, try these recommendations in Philadelphia.
It’s your first time back home since college started. Are you ready for the interrogation you’ll receive from your family on Thanksgiving? If not, we have a primer for you.
Last week, Abby Renko was named the 2015 President of Penn State’s Panhellenic Council. Although her term officially begins in a few weeks, the sister of Delta Zeta is excitedly preparing to lead the women of the Greek community. We sat down with Abby to ask her a few questions about Greek life at Penn State, her past experiences, and her future plans for the upcoming year.
Patrick Chambers knows that Penn State isn’t the type of team that’s going to shoot other teams out of the gym. With that in mind, he has tried to build the 2014-15 team’s identity on defense.
Round One is over and now it’s time for the Sweet Sixteen in the most important contest in the history of mankind.
Check out the five most recent discoveries of planets and other objects of the like made by Penn State astronomy professors.
Penn State has many logos, and one of the most popular is the Nittany Lion paw print. From face decals to sweatshirts, the paws are all over. Today, the logo features four little lion toes, but the paw has gone through various digit amputations and additions over the years.
It was a chilly Big Ten noon game in the middle of the season, which is about as inauspicious as a gameday experience can be. Nonetheless, save for one half of miserable football, it was actually…fun. Watching Penn State play (more specifically, its offense) was fun for the first time in awhile, with postseason play and state pride on the line.
Former Penn State lacrosse player Chris Hogan caught his first NFL touchdown this past Saturday. The fourth year wide receiver made it into the league as an undrafted free agent from Monmouth University, where he spent his final season of collegiate eligibility playing football. His journey to the NFL was not easy, but ever since being promoted to the Bills’ 53-man roster, he hasn’t looked back.
Redshirt sophomore running back Akeel Lynch has been waiting for his chance in the spotlight. It hasn’t always been easy, but with two seniors ahead of him, he was firmly entrenched as Penn State’s third option at running back on the depth chart. However, that all changed in an instant. Zach Zwinak’s season was over, and Lynch’s number was called. The young ballcarrier accepted this challenge, and hasn’t once looked back.
Twiddle, a multi-genre, Vermont-based band, is stopping by Levels on Thursay, Nov. 20 at 9 p.m. as part of their “Chilled Monkey Brains” fall 2014 tour, with tickets at only $10.
Documentary photographer, author, and educator Nina Berman will hold an artist talk today, Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Palmer Lipcon Auditorium of the Palmer Art Museum. The talk will focus on photography, fracking, and the environment.
A trio of freshmen defensive backs add depth to one of the nation’s best defenses, signaling a bright future.
About a month ago, we compiled a list of bowl games Penn State could play in, and discussed the likelihood that the team would actually receive an invitation. Well, the Nittany Lions have hit magical number six, and officially became bowl eligible after defeating Temple this past Saturday. Using the list of potential bowl destinations provided by Penn State, let’s weigh the pros and cons of each game that Penn State could play in.
Temple head coach Matt Rhule is looking forward to his return to Beaver Stadium, where he played from 1994-97.
Downtown State College boast numerous college bars filled with loud music and cheap drinks. However, on the outskirts of town, students can find tranquility and great food at any hotel bar and restaurant.
It’s safe to say that college football matters in Centre County, but what about the rest of the country?
In college football, there are only so many opportunities to take the field with your teammates, making each game precious. Last Saturday, Dieffenbach overcame the odds by making his 2014 debut after months of rehabilitation, and will get to end his career as a Nittany Lion on the field, where he belongs.
Penn State’s very own Singing Lions cheerleading team has a mission to spread Penn State cheer on and off campus through all sorts of performances, and its most popular event is just around the corner. The Singing Lions’ annual Love for Lexi cabaret is this Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in 102 Forum.