Month: July 2009
The Collegian is at its worst during summer session, when the candidate corps is an avowedly less academic group of summer session students and the bulk of its editing army is off in exotic locales such as New York and Washington. But the Collegian’s worst is our favorite. There’s nothing better than a nice fluff […]
I’m beginning to realize that this statistic is going to be brought up for the rest of the school year… here’s Jimmy Fallon making a pretty lame bit out of the news.
Joe Scarborough had Governor Rendell on Morning Joe this morning to talk about the annual budget impasse… but first, c0-host Willie Geist asked Rendell about yesterday’s top story: Penn State being recognized as the country’s #1 party school by the Princeton Review. Rendell’s comment, delivered with a school boy’s smirk, was: “You know, some are opposed […]
An interesting thing to come out of this month’s Board of Trustees meeting, other than the proposed tuition hikes, is the news that Penn State received the second highest amount of donations ever for the 2008-2009 fiscal year. Penn State received over 300,000 separate gifts from over 77,000 alumni, totaling $180 million in donations, reported […]
Penn State had a lot of buzz on the Internet today for an accolade recently awarded by the Princeton Review in its yearly survey of 122,000 students. For the first time, Penn State was ranked the #1 party school. Before this year, the best (or worst?) we achieved was #3. Though, to be fair, we […]
What: THON is holding a fundraiser with the help of the Pittsburgh Pirates. “Wear your blue & white, cheer on the black & gold, and raise money FTK!!!”When: Friday July 31 at 7:05 pmWhere: PNC Park in PittsburghCost: For ticket information, email Lauren Farrell. Tickets are available at three price levels: $12 per ticket ($2 […]
According to a Monday court filing, reserve WR James McDonald (10 game appearances, 5 receptions for 72 yards in 2008) has been charged with driving under the influence. The report doesn’t indicate when the incident occurred but shows it took place at State College. McDonald had a blood-alcohol level that measured between .08-.10 at the […]