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Though the Beta Theta Pi house is privately owned and on private property, Penn State is working with the alumni board (which owns the house) to offer these members on-campus housing for the remainder of the semester.
It was a sad day in State College for lovers of oddly-colored foods and State Patty’s tradition.
Student leaders from UPUA, GPSA, and CCSG delivered a powerful message to the Board of Trustees at its meeting this afternoon.
Barron revealed his previously-confidential CAPS funding source at today’s Board of Trustees meeting. Funding from new Big Ten media contracts will support CAPS, the Blue Band, and the planned Arts & Arboretum Complex.
You can now check out a fly-through video to get a sneak peak at what the renovated IM Building will offer.
Little did Stacy Zanca know, an accidental date would lead her to begin a relationship with the love of her life.
Attendees questioned State College Mayor Elizabeth Goreham, Councilmen Jesse Barlow and Evan Myers, and Ferguson Township Board Member Laura Dininni about how they’ve handled the wave of immigration fears since President Donald Trump was elected.
UPUA hosted a panel on diversity and inclusion during the Board of Trustees’ Committee on Academic Affairs and Student Life this afternoon.
On Wednesday, Penn State’s Coalition of Graduate Employees took the next step in their campaign by filing for union representation with the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board. CGE intends to unionize to improve working conditions, increase compensation, and increase child care subsidies for graduate employees.
The next step in the comprehensive East Halls renovation includes the erection of a new building along Curtin Road and the complete renovations of Pennypacker and McKean Halls.
The Board of Trustees’ Committee on Finance, Business, and Captial Planning approved a university-wide 3.15 percent increase to Penn State’s room and board rates for 2017-18.
Jack Davis has been the Nittany Lion for the last two years, but with his graduation nigh, Penn State is hosting open tryouts to select the next mascot — no experience necessary.
Students will also present to Board of Trustees at committee meetings today, including a student diversity panel and a discussion on why the current IT fee should be rolled into tuition instead of student fees.
Patrick & Amy Kennedy will speak at Penn State on March 22, thanks to SPA in conjunction with UPUA and CAPS.
“This isn’t civil rights, this is human rights,” Perez said. “And we should start focusing on taking this up on a global movement.”
When THON 2017 dancer Briana Duffy got to meet role model Sue Paterno on the floor, the experience was more than she could’ve imagined.
The BJC has emptied, the dancers sat down, and THON 2017 is over. We want to know what helped dancers get through the weekend.
Whether you hallucinated a duck running around the floor or swore you saw a Blink 182 member, we want to hear your THON-induce delirium story.
One of the most fun and nostalgic practices of the upcoming Final Four is counting down the line dances of the last four years, which leads up to the one of last performances of the 2017 line dance.
While you were asleep last night, THON kept rolling in the BJC and now we’re hours closer to the final reveal.