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Tomfoolery News and Blogs
Tim Beckman was fired as Illinois Head Football Coach on Friday, and Penn State Twitter promptly responded how it always does in these situations: by mocking Beckman and cracking jokes.
Apparently Penn State believes in whole-hearted indulgence, as a post to its Facebook page condemns new Oreo Thins.
Last week, we asked you for your best terrible roommate stories, and we were not disappointed. So let us all join together and pity these unlucky Penn Staters, while we reflect on our own experiences and remind ourselves that it could have been worse… a lot worse.
Co-Founder Evan Kalikow outlines the importance of beard’s in today’s society and the problems that have arisen in America’s foreign policy efforts because of clean-shaven authority figures.
Earlier today, NCAA President Mark Emmert made an addition to the sanctions levied against Penn State this past July.
There were many issues brought to light during THON Weekend 2013. While some are inevitable, others are being to investigated avoid any catastrophes that could potentially arise during future THON Weekends. The overall committee announced this weekend that THON 2014 has been moved to the second to last weekend in April to combat any issues with the cold weather.
Due to an emergency paper shortage in Centre County resulting from a rapid increase in Daily Collegian circulation, Mount Nittany will be clear cut so that students can continue reading the treasured newspaper.
Penn State Squirrel Whisperer, Mary Krupa and Sneezy the Squirrel are no more after Krupa was caught feeding the ducks on campus.
Penn State football players Allen Robinson and Bill Belton sent fear into any Penn State fan on Twitter last night who forgot what day it was. The duo, with some help from other members of the “Supa Six,” sent the Nittany Nation Twittersphere into pandemonium last night with a series of terrifying Tweets indicating that the pair was transferring.
Around 8 p.m. last Friday night, sophomore Josh Brolin opened eLion, started working on his schedule, and left the window open in the background of his desktop. A pop-up caught his eye, striking fear in his heart that his hard work might disappear: “Your session is about to expire. Please click here to request additional time.”
Humpday Humor: A brave man wearing shorts in the 24-degree Centre County weather becomes Penn State celebrity, now known as ‘Shorts Guy,’ for displaying badassery while walking around on campus. Read more of the hilarity after the jump.
Penn State students never disappoint with social media creativity, and these new finds are no exception.
When the snow falls in Happy Valley, these hills transform into awesome sledding spots just waiting to be discovered. And just as quickly, commons trays transform into sleds. In honor of winter, Valley Magazine has compiled a list of all of Penn State’s sledding hot spots.
The State College community is preparing for a nigh-apocalyptic blizzard to arrive Saturday evening, even while temperatures in the area peaked at nearly eighty degrees during the week. Expectations of “White Out” conditions were heard from many reputable sources.
After the success of movies like The Social Network and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, which both look at how technology shapes our world, director David Fincher has announced the story of Onward State’s founding and subsequent rise for his next project.
In a shocking and groundbreaking move, the Daily Collegian has selected Boone, a dog, as its next Editor-in-Chief.
“We really felt it was the most responsible thing to do,” said Jim Rodenbush, the Daily Collegian’s news adviser. “The last 125 years have seen human after human after human become Editor-in-Chief. Where’s the diversity?”
We realized that print is actually not going to die. So we’re jumping ship to print, but only on Sunday. Find out more about the decision behind doing “Onward State on Sunday”.
A year ago, I was challenged to come up with a poem about State Patty’s Day to which I said, “Challenge accepted”. A Visit From State Patrick was born and posted the day before State Patty’s 2011. Now, with popular demand wanting it to be republished, I present it to you again. We would just republish the old story, but the poem was printed onto a picture which was lost when we switched servers. It is important to note that this is NOT AN ENDORSEMENT of State Patty’s Day. I wrote the poem and I wish the “holiday” would die once and for all. That should quell any fears of the editorial staff being hypocrites as it pertains to SPD.
Valentine’s day is just around the corner for everyone, but love, unfortunately, is not! Whether you’ve already mated or you’re on the prowl, these locations on campus are about as lovey-dovey as they come. After the jump, check out where to take that guy or gal who has caught your wandering eye.