Day: January 31, 2013

Cowabunga, Dude! The 80’s Are Back

Don’t miss your chance to relive the greatest decade ever! The 80’s are coming back to State College this Saturday with Rock the 80’s, a concert to benefit the Bob Perks Cancer Assistance Fund, featuring a variety of State College musicians.

Fraternities Ban Parties on State Patty’s Day

Following precedence, the Penn State Interfraternity Council has voted once again to restrict partying over State Patty’s Day weekend. This is the second time in as many years that the IFC is taking significant action against the pseudo-holiday, set to go down on February 23 this year.

How Far We’ve Come: Emily’s Journey

Many of you are familiar with Emily Whitehead, a THON child, who recently was the first child to receive a CART-19 T-Cell transplant. Since the procedure, Emily has significantly recovered. Savannah Smith, a communications student here at Penn State, recently put together a multimedia video focusing on Emily’s miraculous turnaround.

TEDxPSU Announces Additional Speakers

Last night, TEDxPSU hosted a community event at the Life Sciences Bridge where creative and motivated individuals in the Penn State community came together to foster discussion on ways to improve the world we all live in.

Penn State Outreach Makes THON Priceless [VIDEO]

Each year, the Campus Outreach Students Committee, a subcommittee of the THON Communications team, produces a video to motivate students to get involved with THON.

Penn State Ranks High in “Sugar Daddy” Influence

Ever heard of the term Sugar Daddy? You know, when a rich older man smothers a young, attractive woman with luxurious gifts? A new study has rated Penn State as number 12 on the top 20 list of fastest growing “Sugar Baby” schools according to, a website created for individuals seeking mutual beneficial relationships.

Two Penn Staters Bring Home the Gold

Over the weekend, two Penn State fencers traveled to Paris, France, where they helped Team USA bring home the gold in the Men’s Team Foil event.

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