Month: April 2011

Flash Mob Rocks HUB

At 12:10pm sharp, a large congregation of students spontaneously busted out into dance in front of the HUB on Wednesday. Dancers in the flash mob synchronized choreography to “I Want You Back” by Jackson 5 from a large iHome sound system as spectators enjoyed the stress-relieving entertainment.

Gathering of Minds: Innoblue Innovation Expo

The innovative minds at Innoblue are hosting their first ever Penn State Innovation Expo this Friday from 12-3 p.m. in the HUB Alumni Hall. Those responsibly attending will find a showcase of progressive start-up ventures seeking to publicize their ideas while recruiting potential collaborators and investors. Here is the full schedule of events.

The 3 Keys to Never Graduating

It is that time of year again. The weather is getting warmer when it feels like it and we switch to shorter pants just as the insects begin to multiply. It is a magical time of year that some of us will see for the last time in State College. For those lucky few, not going to class this week is a sign of maturity. With a college degree ensured, the world awaits you. Unless you’re in the Liberal Arts, of course. Then, your mother’s couch awaits you. However, there exist among us the ones that dare to take it to the next level. The ones that can’t get enough binge drinking, construction, and parking citations. The ones that will never graduate. How do they do it? Very, very smugly. These are the keys to never leaving Penn State.

Beats To Keep You Groovin’ During Study Hours

Struggling through long hours with open books or daunting paper assignments can be a real snoozefest unless you have some fresh beats keeping you on track. Check out some songs our Twitter followers suggested, and other tips on creating good playlists to keep you motivated this last week of the semester.

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.

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