Day: August 23, 2010

Be A Part From the Start Introduces Freshmen to PSU

For the first time in the fall semester, Rec Hall was filled to capacity with a loud and boisterous crowd. But this wasn't the typical Rec Hall event, with Alisha Glass and her cohorts laying waste to their opponents on the volleyball court. Last night, Be a Part From the Start, put on by the Lion Ambassadors, introduced the new freshman class to some of the organizations on campus as well as many of the traditions that we hold so dearly.

Read on for more information about the event...

PSU Libraries Launch New Website

A number of technological advances have been made for this fall semester at Penn State and one of those is the PSU Libraries website. Take a look at it, because you will need to access the library a lot sooner than you think! When you open the updated website, you'll instantly notice a more user-friendly experience. This should allow you to access information more quickly. In addition to improved speed, the site includes many interesting new features.
Read on for more details about the updated site!

5 Ways to Not Look Like a Freshman

You know when you can just look at person and tell that he or she is a freshman? For all of you freshmen out there, if you want to avoid being labeled, follow these five simple steps after the jump.

Penn State Sports – Undefeated!

The women's soccer team got Penn State athletics off to an exciting start on Friday night as the #13 Lady Lions knocked off #24 West Virginia by a score of 2-1 in overtime. Redshirt freshman Tani Costa scored the game-winner with less than a minute left in the extra period. The win makes the soccer team and Penn State as a whole 1-0 on the season!!

This week's Penn State sports schedule after the jump.

Dear Freshmen, Get Involved!

Dear Freshmen,

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Penn State seems to have a “hit-the-ground-running” philosophy when it comes to move in. There’s not much of an orientation, no team building activities, no fun events designed to introduce you to new people (for the most part, anyway).

Despite this, however, there are tons of ways to get involved in University Park. Read on to find out how.