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Day: January 22, 2009

World Series of Beer Pong. Sweet!

Hey there bros and bro-ettes, Chad here with some exciting news. It looks like beer pong, a most treasured passtime of many college students – myself included, is finally being recognized as a legitimate sport! A couple of weeks ago, Las Vegas hosted the World Series of Beer Pong, which was even reported by ESPN […]

Sisu Breaks Legume Rules

Defying the FDA and Penn State Food Services, Sisu, everyone’s favorite on-campus organic grocery, is selling Peanut Butter and Jelly Jam. Chuck Wakefield, assistant director at Findlay Commons in East Halls, said the staff at the commons was well aware of the situation with peanut butter products. “We naturally pulled all the peanut butter products […]

Board of Education Considers Yugo-like Colleges

The Pennsylvania State Board of Education is looking into establishing bare-bones colleges, according to Philly.com. No sports teams. No extracurriculars. No super gymnasium or plum dorm room. If you have trouble envisioning this institution, perhaps the metaphor used by the Board of Education will help. “Somewhere, there should be a no-frills option. Let’s see if […]

NRT: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune

What: No Refund Theatre is presenting ‘Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune,’ a two character play about the beginnings of a relationship. Where: 111 Forum Building When: 8:00 pm, tonight to Saturday Cost: Free! The cast and director have also put together a podcast about the show— it’s pretty neat.

USAS Responds to Spanier’s Sweatshop Switch

Graham Spanier issued a statement this afternoon announcing Penn State’s participation in a Knights Apparel program (read: product) that has been endorsed by the Worker’s Rights Consortium. The program, preliminarily labeled “Above & Beyond” by Knights Apparel, will serve to improve the lives of workers who manufacture collegiate apparel through offering higher standards in working […]

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