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Day: December 9, 2009

New Facebook Privacy – No Mom, It’s Soda

Facebook unveiled some new privacy settings today, ones that make it both easier keep pictures private, but are more public by default. The best feature by far is one that allows users to choose the privacy settings of everything they post. Now, instead of having to hide all your pictures from your mom, you can […]

“Green” Man in Manhattan

Imagine living in the city while trying to make no environmental impact in your daily life. Could you do it? Tomorrow the Schreyer Honors College Student Council will present No Impact Man, a documentary about a man that did. No Impact Man follows the Beavan family on their year-long journey toward entirely sustainable lives in Manhattan. The film presents a […]

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Though it’s been less than 2 weeks since the application window closed, the incoming class of 2014 has begun to receive their acceptance letters. This is an impressive feat considering more than 100,000 students applied to Penn State this year. One can only guess at the admissions office’s process for sorting through these applications. Nonetheless, […]

THON Freezes in the HUB to Raise Awareness

Today at 12:15 in the HUB, members of the Penn State Dance Marathon (THON), participated in a flash mob, freezing in place for 4 minutes during the middle of class changes. Over 500 members participated by wearing special shirts saying “ASK ME” on the front and a THON fact on the back. The idea was […]

Preparing for the Worst

You know what I always think of when I see terrorist attacks, hurricanes, etc. on TV? State College could be next. I mean, our geographic location makes us a prime target of hurricanes and tornadoes, and our cultural status makes us a target of terrorist attacks. I know that I want to be ready to […]

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