10 Classes with Cool Senior Gifts
Apparently we’re no longer the only campus news outlet that knows how to find stories on Twitter.
The Collegian published a story this morning that used a tweet from Gavin Keirans to frame a story about student leaders’ reactions to the 2010 Senior Class Gift proposals. Personally, I would have been more interested in a story based on one of his other tweets, but the article did show that many people are unsatisfied with the current crop of proposals.
I can imagine it’s frustrating for the Senior Class Gift Committee to hear these complaints while knowing that all the haters could have submitted a proposal months ago when the committee was soliciting them. I wanted to give everyone a little boost in the brainstorming process, so I did a little archival digging and found….
10 Classes With Cool Gifts
1900: Fifteen memorial benches for the University Park Campus.
1903: Organ for Schwab Auditorium, Gateway at Atherton Street-Pollock Road entrance to campus, and Bronze bust of President Atherton.
1904: Clock for Old Main tower.
1909: Monument (granite) at President Atherton’s grave beside Schwab auditorium and bronze plaque with base-relief portrait of General James A. Beaver mounted on boulder at Beaver Stadium.
1912: Wireless tower and radio station.
1932: Mural in Old Main- Land Grant Fresco by Henry Varnum Poor.
1940: Nittany Lion shrine sculpture by Heinz Warneke.
1956: Ambulance for Ritenour Health Clinic.
1997: Peace Garden.
2004: Willard Plaza.
Voting for the Senior Class Gift is scheduled to end today, so head on over to PSUSeniors.com to cast your vote.