Month: September 2009

Students Rock Out to Kick Off Thon Season

What: Atlas THON, Beta Sigma Beta, and Kappa Delta are kicking off the fundraising season with a bang when they host a THON Benefit Concert. Six local bands will perform at the event, and food and drinks will be provided for all. When: This Sunday, October 4 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m Where: The […]

Arrests Soar at Penn State Altoona

Penn State Altoona is up to 57 student arrests thus far in the semester, up from only 3 arrests at this point last year at Altoona, according to the Collegian. Many of those arrests have been recorded as alcohol-related incidents. Why? Over the summer and thus far in the semester, residents of Logan Township, especially […]

Penn State, Dell Swap GHG’s for Trees

If you dig a hole and plant your laptop in it you won’t find any green sprouts poking up come spring time and your computer will be just plain dirty, or ‘dirtier’ depending on how you’ve been spending your time lately. Luckily, Dell Computers, in cooperation with Penn State, has found a way to combat […]

The Visit To The Penn State Arboretum

The other evening after class I decided to venture over to Graham Spanier’s backyard across Park Ave. and check out the recently completed Arboretum at Penn State. The project, finally completed in the spring of ’09, has been planned since 1996. It took $10 Million in donations in order to finally break ground in 2007. […]

RIP Simmons Dining Hall

I glanced at the Collegian and decided today must be April Fool’s Day. Then I realized it was still September and bellowed with rage because SIMMONS IS CLOSING. Simmons Dining Hall fully caters to health-conscious students. AKA they actually serve vegetables, whole grains, and lean meats. Students flock to Simmons like the salmon of Capistrano. […]

Beta Alum Makes Website About Beta Wrongs

Alum Don Abbey is pissed. He sank good money into Beta, and the brothers repaid him by generally vandalizing and trashing the place. Abbey’s site,, has hundreds of pictures of Beta indiscretions. Documented on the site is the fraternity’s conduct file, dating back to 2007, and police record, dating back to 2006, as well […]

PSU Makes Professor Trading Cards; Watch Out, Topps!

Have you ever wondered which Penn State professor has been featured on Polish stamps alongside Nicolaus Copernicus, or how about the professor who was awarded the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest award for lifetime achievement in scientific research, for his work on statistics? Well if you check out Penn State’s Professor Trading Cards, […]

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