Month: March 2012

Meet the 86 BoT Candidates at Blue-White Weekend

The Penn State Alumni Association will be hosting a Candidate Meet and Greet during Blue-White weekend on Saturday, April 21. The road to hosting this event hit a few roadbumps along the way, but in the end came out strong.

In Which Onward Educates on the State of Science

Science Editor of BoingBoing.net Maggie Koerth-Baker spoke to Penn State scientists this week to encourage them to make their findings and articles interesting and readable to the general public while not delving too far into the new realm of “pseudo-science”.

Possible State College Marketing Techniques

Some of State College’s downtown businesses aren’t advertised well enough, BUT here are some marketing ploys they could use to get our attention and subsequently throw us into a panic.

Walking to the Beat: What We’re Listening to

As the weather gets nicer, the everyday walks on campus become increasingly more enjoyable. Don’t you ever wonder what’s playing inside that other guy’s headphones? We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite songs to listen to on the way to class.

IST to Host Reddit Co-Founder, Others During Start-up Week

Starting April 9th, Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) will showcase several young entrepreneurs from the tech community.

Nine Things You Don’t Know About The Lionettes

You see them break it down at Beaver Stadium or the BJC. You watch their hair flips and line kicks in awe. Now, get to know your Penn State Lionettes as they rapidly approach their biggest (and only) competition of the year.

2012 White Out T-Shirt Design Review

Well, kiddos, it’s that time of year again. Time to determine the design that will grace thousands of white t-shirts at Beaver Stadium, many of them suffering brutal mutilation beforehand courtesy of our school’s female population. Yes, I am actually endorsing something on the Collegian website, an extremely rare occurrence. However, I don’t want my student section looking like a bunch of tools, so I stress that you make voting for the 2012 White Out t-shirt design a priority before voting closes at 4 PM today. Here’s a look at this year’s designs, including which one I like best.