Day: September 2, 2011

NRT Doesn’t Want a Refund, Just Your Auditions

NRT hasn't changed its motto—it doesn't want a refund, but it is holding auditions next week and is actively seeking new members. No Refund Theatre is holding auditions for this fall semester's second round of shows this Sunday through September 6 from 6-9 p.m. in the Chambers Building lobby. For more information about the organization and this year's show schedule visit the NRT website. NRT provides an avenue for students with a wide range of experience who want to try acting and in the process meet new people.

Libraries’ Open House Set for Sept. 7 & 8

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the annual Pattee and Paterno Libraries' open house will be held this Wednesday and Thursday, September 7th and 8th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Come out to learn more about the libraries--or just to win some free swag.

Freshman 101: How to Survive Football Weekend

Hey, freshmen! You’re now winding down the second week of your first semester at Penn State. At this point, hopefully you’ve mastered your class schedule, rode the blue loop to downtown a few times, and regretted a few late night slices of Canyon Pizza. This weekend will be your first taste of one of the best aspects of The Pennsylvania State University: Penn State football.

“Radio Golf” Sets the Year’s Performances Bar High

The lights disappear over the small theater's audience, every seat filled, and are replaced by glaring bulbs on stage. It's the moment where a room full of strangers come together to suspend disbelief and fall away into a performance that seems entirely real. On this night, the show is Radio Golf.

FratMap: There’s an App for That!

It's that time of the week again where books and pencils are laid to the side and replaced by the handles and kegs that Penn State has become famous for. But where to party? You heard there was a rager at some frat but you can't seem to find it. More importantly you don't want to lose your friends and have to be "that guy" asking where East Halls are. Modern technology may have just saved your weekend because there's an app for that! Introducing FratMap, a free application for iPhone and Android that may one day replace your sober friend.

Penn State-Indiana State Football Preview

Penn State kicks off the football season against Football Championship Series (FCS) opponent Indiana State on Saturday. The Sycamores gave up almost 30 points per game last season, and gave up about 200 yards per game on the ground. Other than the question of how much playing time either Penn State quarterback receives, this should be a pretty nerveless affair, leading to a comfortable Nittany Lion victory.