Though Michael Jackson wasn't at the show last night at the Bryce Jordan Center, his spirit definitely was. "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour," Cirque du Soleil's tribute to the famous singer featured his music, his choreography, and themes from his life, from childhood to saving the world from environmental harm and dictatorships. A live band accompanied Jackson's voice, while a cast of 60 dancers and acrobats displayed his style and interpreted his songs.
With the alumni Board of Trustees campaigns in full swing, Onward State will be releasing short profiles of each candidate. Today, during the third installment of our four-part series, we look at candidates 41-60.
Miles Chamley-Watson is a world-renowned fencer who scored the third and final spot on the U.S. Men's Foil Olympic Team for the 2012 Olympics. He also took a year off from Penn State to prepare himself for the games. Read more to find out more about him, like what he listens to before a tournament, to what dinosaur he would be!
When I wrote my first post for Onward State, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I thought it would be a fun little distraction, working with some friends from orientation week to stick up a certain finger to the status quo, but I could never have guessed what a profound impact Onward State would have on me.
Tonight marks one step closer to the end of the school year, as the University Park Undergraduate Association (UPUA) holds their last general assembly meeting of the semester. But they're not finished with quite yet, as four pieces of legislation are up for vote at tonight's meeting.
If someone would have told me that I would make the most new friends and have some of my most unique experiences during my very last semester of college, I probably would have laughed. That isn’t how it’s supposed to work, right? Wrong.