Despite everything that has happened over the last year, job recruitments for Penn State students is looking better — not worse — than it did last fall. Penn State’s Career Services announced that the 2012 Fall Career Days will most likely see a nine percent increase in company turnout from last year’s career fair, jumping from 500 to 545 potential employers in attendance.
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Pulling styles from many spectrum of rock, jazz and classical; Flashback Forward weaves together a diverse troupe of musical pasts into a mulch-faceted musical product that plays off inspiration from bands such as U2, Muse, Coldplay, The Who, Michael Buble, State Radio and John Mayer. But The Passenger isn’t simply a re-issuing of the band’s scattered styles and influences, a clear lineage of cut-out-the-fat straight rock-your-face-off attitude runs like a freight trains through their album. Learn more about Flashback Forward’s debut EP and where you can see the band perform live after the jump.
The Penn State Football team that takes the field this coming Saturday against Ohio will look much different than the squad that walked off the field in Dallas on January 2nd after losing to Houston 30-14. While familiar faces like Matt McGloin, Michael Zordich, and Michael Mauti remain, there will be many former backups thrust into starting roles and some young players asked to contribute right away.
It wasn’t until the end of my first semester that I began to understand Happy Valley slang — and I’ll admit that I continue to learn new terms from time to time. However, since I’d never wish that pitiful feeling of sheer cluelessness upon any innocent freshmen, I decided to compile a list of these terms. Call it Penn State’s version of Urban Dictionary.
Once upon a time, students residing in residence halls across campus were forced to live according to a 10 GB per week bandwidth limit. However, students no longer need to worry about having their connection halted, because these limits are now a thing of the past.
as you come to value a multitude of aspects the school has to offer, you’ll certainly find many detractors on comment boards and Twitter — “trolls” if you will. These trolls will do nothing but speak contorted ills of Dear Old State and her students. You may feel compelled to defend your college. But remember, don’t feed the trolls!
Penn State has created mobile site called Penn State Game Day, only available to fans in Beaver Stadium on Saturdays. In addition to game statistics, the site will also feature video replays and mobile food ordering through the use of a bypass lane.
UPUA President Courtney Lennartz addressed the Class of 2016 at the BJC just moments ago.
Earlier today, alumni-elected Trustee Joel Myers gave a spirited statement during a public board meeting. Animatedly, he voiced his displeasure to the NCAA and feels that the board should “stand up” against the organization who handed down harsh penalties to Penn State’s football program last month.
Earlier this month, ESPN launched its College Colors Day contest. Whichever university garnered the most votes would win $10,000, which ESPN would donate to the school’s scholarship fund. But now computer bots have compromised the contest.
The #3 ranked Penn State Women’s Soccer team opened their season last week with an upset over Virginia and an absolutely dominating performance against St. John’s. Last night, though, they couldn’t pull off the upset again last year’s national champions and number #1 ranked Stanford.
Paper planes will be flying over Happy Valley this fall as Taylor Gang makes the trek from the 412 to the 814 for hazy eyed, hip-hop heavyweight, Wiz Khalifa, to roll one up on the stage of the Bryce Jordan Center on Friday, October 12th.
The Harrisburg Patriot-News is reporting that attorney’s for former Penn State President Graham Spanier will hold a press conference tomorrow to “counter” the Freeh report.
With only six days until classes begin, Penn State is readying for the start of a new school year. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the last-minute preparations. Rodney Dangerfield is conspicuously absent, but Mike the Mailman makes an appearance!
But in all seriousness, the State College Borough Council did a good thing this week. The controversial Pennsylvania Voter ID Law was upheld by the courts last week, which requires voters to show ID’s at the polls, and potentially disenfranchises thousands of voters who didn’t have the foresight or means to obtain proper ID. Borough Council decided to hold a public forum where citizens could come and voice their opinion on a council resolution that would condemn the new law.
Penn State, who once held the infamous #1 party school rating back in 2009, has seen its ranking plummet to 11th nationally. The rating, from of the Princeton Review and reported yesterday by multiple outlets, comes at a time when the last thing Penn State needs is another hit to its reputation. Given everything thats happened, is this such a bad thing?
I say to the entertainment committee of the Student Programming Association — the organization which receives hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding and books dozens of free concerts and speakers for students every year — bring Turquoise Jeep to Penn State.