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Paternoville Preseason Meeting Set For Monday

It begins on the night of August 31. The weekly campout of hundreds of students commences in less than a week.

In preparation, Paternoville will be holding their preseason meeting on Monday, August 29th at 7 p.m. in 112 Borland Building (located at the corner of Shortlidge and Curtin roads). Students will learn how to camp out at Paternoville and how they can become more involved with Paternoville, and a few procedure changes will also be covered. Click here to see the Facebook event for more details.

Paternoville will spring up outside Beaver Stadium in anticipation for an exciting seven-game home slate this season. In all, the student tent city will grace the edge of Gate A for a total of 25 days this season.

I asked Paternoville’s president, John Tecce, for one sentence regarding the Paternoville experience. “It’s a place where Penn State students will make lifelong friends, play Twister with all-American linebackers, and get themselves a seat close to the action on Saturday,” said Teece.

As someone who has camped out for every game since freshman year, I can honestly say that, aside from THON, camping for football games has been my most enjoyable experience at Penn State. I’ve witnessed JoePa’s 400th win from the first row and I’ve also been lucky enough to meet many great diehard football fans like myself.

Every student, whether you are an incoming freshman or a super-senior, should camp at Paternoville at least one game during his or her tenure at Penn State.

I promise, it won’t let you down.

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