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Month: November 2011

VS Fashion Show: A Woman’s Perspective

What a better way to recover from the national binge eating holiday than to watch extremely skinny super models strut their...ahem, tits on the glitterized runway. I'm sorry, I would say "strut their stuff," but there's no stuffing involved. I spent the entire day anticipating a giant turkey sandwich I'd be having for dinner when I finally got home, but instead of reaching into my fridge to grab my Thanksgiving leftovers, I sat on my couch drinking a glass of water and wishing I had a celery stick the gnaw on. When the first model came onto the runaway, the first thing I that slipped out of my mouth was "Goddamn, I need a gym membership."

Forecast Not So Good: Board of Trustees Possibly in Violation of Sunshine Act

When one gets over the hilarious fact that there is such a law titled The Sunshine Act, this is a relatively serious piece of news. The Pennsylvania version of said law requires public bodies to announce meetings to the public twenty four hours before they occur in order prevent secret meetings.

An Interesting “Conversation about Controversy”

Last night, the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism hosted “A Conversation about Covering Controversy.” A panel of esteemed journalists, moderated by Malcolm Moran, answered several questions from students regarding November’s events. The panel consisted of Mark Viera of The New York Times, Sara Ganim of the Harrisburg Patriot-News, Jerry Micco of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Christine Brennan of USA Today, and Jeremy Schaap from ESPN and ABC.

UPAC Approves Policy Changes

Last night, the University Park Allocation Committee voted to amend their policy handbook regarding travel costs and Standing Allocation status for campus organizations.

Lady Lions to Host No. 14 UNC on Wednesday

The No. 16/15 Penn State women's basketball team hosts No. 14/13 North Carolina on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The 5-1 Lady Lions are facing their best opponent of the season so far when they take on the 5-0 Tar Heels.

Electric State: Battle of The D.J.s

If Avicii wasn’t enough to satisfy your need to dance, and sweat, and dance some more, then you’re in luck! There will be a battle of the D.J.s at Indigo this Wednesday.

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