Located in Centre County, Pennsylvania, State College is a college town heavily influenced by the campus life of Penn State University and have gained the nickname "Happy Valley" for its resilience during the Great Depression. Downtown State College provide the public with essential resource, accommodation, and entertainment that stretch along College Ave and Beaver Ave. In 2010, CQ Press ranked State College as the third-safest metropolitan area in the country. They say there's something magical about the Nittany Valley, where time just seems to stand still. Updates on the downtown area's current affairs and additions can be located on this topic page.
In our first installment of our farmers’ market vendor series, Barrie Moser tells us about his harvesting schedule, what will be in season soon, and his favorites among his many varieties of his produce.
You might have plans to spend summer with an internship, job, or simply catching up with family and friends. But no matter how busy you are, there are still plenty of opportunities to visit the happiest of valleys.
People enjoying State College’s finest breakfast establishment got a little more than just the waffles they bargained for this afternoon when the West College Waffle Shop was evacuated around noon today.
On any given day, you can see a near innumerable amount of strange things on campus, from students unicycling to class, to a guy in a red sweatshirt screaming at you about your sins, and even a girl putting a hat on a squirrel. Recently, however, some students may have seen something even stranger: a human-sized blue bear walking around campus.