I’ve never really been a fan of the Academy Awards. Sure, they tried to get on my good side by not giving Avatar any awards it didn’t deserve. Still, the Academy obviously has it out for my two favorite flavors of film: animation and comedy.
Homecoming 2010 kicks off tomorrow with the 2nd annual Homecoming 5K starting from the IM Building at 12pm. Registration begins at the corner of Curtin and University Drive at 11am.
Festivities continue in Rec Hall on Sunday night with the Homecoming Dance Competition at 7 pm and the Boys Like Girls concert at 8:30.
This Sunday, the State Theatre will play one of the most compelling films of 2010 that doesn’t feature sparkly vampires.
Gasland is the story of filmmaker Josh Fox and his adventures across the country to find out about the cartoon supervillian of the USA, the oil industry. Along the way, Fox interviews some people who don’t like the oil industry (everyone who doesn’t make money off the oil industry).
You're wandering downtown State College, looking in the windows displaying plenty of Penn State pride through displays and set-ups in the windows. You've bought every 'State' and 'Happy Valley' item you could manage to fit in your closet from the The Family Clothesline, and there's no good music out at Music Underground (surprising, but it happens).
Maybe you could waste your money on pizza that tastes, and looks, like cardboard. I'm looking at you Canyon. But what shops have we forgotten about? What places have we let go to the wind?
Grab your box of tissues, the time has come to say goodbye.
It is always tough to watch someone leave Penn State, especially after that someone has been here for 12 years. And no, we're not talking Van Wilder style (although he may be close popularity-wise).