Day: February 13, 2012

Valentine’s Day Menu for the Single College Student

To avoid the constant reminder that I will not be being wined and dined on Valentine's Day, I think it's always best to stay away from all restaurants, ice cream shops, and any other date destinations. Because of this decision, along with the fact that, to single people, Valentine's Day is better known as "Comfort Food Day," I have put together a little shopping list of all the foods you will need to survive this Valentine's Day from the comfort of your couch.

Social Media Pledges Raise Thousands for THON

Hundreds of students took to Facebook and Twitter last week in an attempt to raise money for THON. This was the second such social media campaign in the last month, the first being the #CyberCanning movement which attempted to make up for the cancelled third canning weekend in January.

THON 101: Donor and Alumni Relations

On February 20, 2011, a filled to capacity Bryce Jordan Center crowed erupted when the THON 2011 total was revealed: $9, 563,016.09. The Donor and Alumni Relations committee is responsible for maintaining and (hopefully) increasing this number every year by making sure all donors are individually thanked and have a positive experience when it comes to donating to THON.

State Patty’s Day: A “Holiday” Not For Everyone

Last State Patty’s Day, 103 patients were treated at Mount Nittany Medical Center for alcohol-related emergencies; of those patients, 67% were not Penn State students. Most, in fact, were visitors from other universities. Similarly, last State Patty's Day, 289 people were arrested; of those arrested, 55% were enrolled at Dear Old State. What these figures suggest is that students from other schools want to come visit Happy Valley for State Patty’s Day as an excuse to act like total assholes--to get far too drunk and to commit crimes in the process.

Maggie Lucas

Lady Lions Grab Easy Win Against Northwestern

Using a balanced attack that featured four players in double figures scoring, the Penn State women's basketball team cruised to an easy victory over Northwestern, 77-63. The win vaulted the Lady Lions into first place in the Big Ten with three games left to play this season.

Romantic Spots On Campus (OR) Reminders Of Why YOU’LL ALWAYS BE SINGLE On Campus

Valentine’s day is just around the corner for everyone, but love, unfortunately, is not! Whether you’ve already mated or you’re on the prowl, these locations on campus are about as lovey-dovey as they come. After the jump, check out where to take that guy or gal who has caught your wandering eye.

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