Month: June 2010

The Book on Nebraska

College expansion has come to an end with nothing more than a whimper, far from anything we were all expecting. The Big Ten (or Twelve maybe?) added a major piece by inviting the University of Nebraska.

Now that all the hubbub has died down, let’s take a look at the conference’s newest member…

Most Popular Books on College Campuses

While summer is here and the school year has created disdain for reading and for books in general, the Chronicle of Higher Education just released a list of the top 10 books purchased on college campuses during the month of May.

Read on to learn what made the list. You might be surprised.

Hodge Honored as Best Female Athlete in NCAA

Tally up another one!  Megan Hodge added another trophy to her mile-long showcase with the Honda-Broderick Cup, presented annually to the best woman in collegiate athletics. Hodge will be sharing the award with University of Connecticut basketball standout Maya Moore, who has dominated the hardwood with 3 All-American selections in her first three years. It is only the second tie in the cup’s 34-year history.

Read on to learn more about this great honor.

CCSG Update: Summer Plans

Just a short while ago we wrote about UPUA’s summer plans and their agenda for the coming semester. CCSG is also gearing up for a productive summer and working their way toward laying the groundwork for a phenomenal fall.

Read on to learn what they’re up to.

The Ever-Mobile Centre County

It is a small world, and an even smaller nation that we live in. Everyday, people are moving from old homes to new homes, on from one thing to the next. It happens everywhere, but especially with the mobile population of a town like State College. It is tough to get a handle on just where people are moving to next, or where they may be coming from however.

Until now…

Left Of Centre recently posted a Forbes graphic detailing just that.

Read on to learn more…

Student Football Ticket Sales Begin Monday

Seniors, set your alarms because football season starts Monday!

Student season tickets sales begin this week with seniors set to buy at 7am on Monday. Juniors will follow on Tuesday and sophomores will buy on Wednesday morning. The sale goes until 2pm, but odds are there will be a sellout in the first 10 minutes, so don’t try living on the edge! Incoming freshmen will buy on Thursday at 8pm and graduate students buy on Friday, again at 7am.

Read on for a rundown on how to succeed in your ticket purchase.

THON Child Tucker Haas To Perform on Fox and Friends

According to Paulina Jones, a THON PR Captain, Tucker Haas, who’s rendition of the Black Eyed Peas’ “Boom Boom Pow” had the BJC going crazy at THON, will be performing on Fox and Friends, the morning news show on Fox News Channel, this week.

Tucker is scheduled to be on the show Tuesday, June 22nd, at 8:50am. If you’re up getting ready for the day and want to give someone near and dear to Penn State some support, check it out.

For those that don’t remember Tucker or maybe just need a refresher, a YouTube video of his THON performance, found after the jump, has almost 400,000 views.

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