Day: April 27, 2011

2011 Student Football Ticket Information Released

Even though the warm temperatures (and thunderstorms) of summer only just arrived in Happy Valley, Penn State students are already one step closer to football season.

Last night via e-mail, Penn State Athletics released student football ticket information for the upcoming season, which is now posted on Student Central. Students can purchase season tickets the week of June 20-24, beginning with seniors on the 20th and finishing with grad students on the 24th. Season tickets will cost $218, or around $31 per game over seven games.

Sorry I’m NOT Sorry: Four Years, No Regrets

Graduating senior Ariel Abramowitz reflects on the past four years, the important lessons she learned outside of the classroom and what she will miss the most about Dear Old State.

Softball Team Loses Four Straight

After winning five of their last six games, the Nittany Lions have lost four in a row. Two of the losses came against number one ranked Michigan, while Penn State fell two more times to Longwood. To make matters worse, the women will have to dwell on their losses just a little bit longer, as today’s doubleheader against Ohio State has been postponed until May 11 due to weather.

Ten Tips for Taking Senior Photos at the Lion Shrine

For seniors, graduation can become a stressful time. Visiting family, dinners, ceremonies, coupled with the good-byes to friends and Dear Old State can complicate what should a joyous celebration. Here at Onward State, we want to help simplify your life come graduation as we offer our top 10 tips for taking your photo with the ubiquitous Nittany Lion Shrine.

East and Pollock Hold End of Year Festivities

This week, both East and Pollock will hold their annual end of the year celebrations.

East Halls Residence Assocation's "Quadzilla" (Thursday, April 28)

East's celebration will take place from 4:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. This year's Quadzilla will feature inflatables, free t-shirts and tie dye, and a DJ. As with any great event, there will be tons of free food including hot dogs, hamburgers, snow cones, cotton candy and lots more!

Pollock Halls Residence Association's "Pollock Palooza" (Friday, April 29)

Being touted as "the biggest Pollock Palooza yet," this year's festivities will include inflatables, a mechanical bull, a bungee trampoline, a caricature artist and a DJ. The celebration will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 7 pm.

Core Council Review: The College of the Liberal Arts

We received a copy of the Core Council's review of the College of the Liberal Arts and have posted it below for review. The Core Council is Penn State's strategic review committee, headed by Provost Rod Erickson, that has been tasked with identifying about $10 million in annual savings.

Check it out after the jump.

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