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Day: December 1, 2008

The Natty Nittany

Long Live the Board. Forever Plaid.

Pimp My Bathroom!

The Simmons bathrooms got a minor facelift over the Thanksgiving holiday. I don’t know the circumstances for the change (perhaps a generous new facilities endowment), but new shower curtains now hang from every stall. Having personally tested them out, I’d have to say that they receive very high marks for usablity and for design. Also, […]

MIT Students Trade Privacy for Phones

How much do you value your privacy? Judging by the number of Sunday morning Facebook albums depicting Saturday night escapades, not much; so, I expect that if Penn State were to conduct a study like the one currently going on at MIT, many students would participate. The New York Times reported this weekend that a […]

Baker’s Button Says Easy, But His Job Isn’t

The Collegian ran a profile today of Roy Baker, the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. This was the lede, When students take a seat in Roy Baker’s office, they might be surprised by what he has on his desk. Baker, director of fraternity and sorority life, is a proud owner of a Staples Easy […]

Here’s to Spending the Night With Eve 6…

For those of you that couldn’t score John Legend tickets, Eve 6, that talented, not quite one-hit-wonder group from Southern California, will be performing in HUB Alumni Hall this Thursday at 9 PM. Tickets for the free show are available at the HUB ticket office. Eve 6 is best known for their songs, “Inside Out” […]

College Kids Don’t Like Cool Magazines?

Apparently, college kids lack taste when it comes to magazines, clothing, and pretty much everything else, according to Gawker and Ad Age. The post on Gawker notes that: Is it possible that college students—rather than being our nation’s elite—are just unsophisticated dolts, like the rest of America? According to a new survey, college kids’ favorite […]

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