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Day: February 16, 2013

2013 Movin’ On Acts Released at THON

Tonight at THON, Movin' On surprised all the dancers and the entire crowd packed into the Bryce Jordan Center by revealing the remaining acts who will be playing at Movin' On 2013. The headliner, MGMT was revealed in December.

Dancer Update: Jerry Agosta, Hour 27

As I approached Jerry, I could see that he was starting to feel the pain of standing for 27 hours. However, desperate fleeting grimaces of physical discomfort, his spirit was as high as it could possibly be. Here is what he had to say:

Dancer Update: Joel Kreider, Hour 26

Looking strong as an ox, Joel approached me with a smile that would swoon even the coldest of hearts. Confessing that he is awful at writing blog posts, Joel left us with few words again. But that's all he needed to share his modest perspective of the first half of his dancing experience:

#THON13 Goes International, Trends In Hong Kong

Thousands of people have been tweeting about THON since Friday afternoon. Earlier this weekend, #THON13 even trended in the United States for a short time. Most recently though, #THON13 began trending in an entirely different hemisphere. Yes, we're talking about Hong Kong.

@TheTHONLine is Born

They say you haven't made it until someone makes a Twitter account about you. And so @TheTHONLine was born. It was only a matter of time, I suppose.

Courtney O’Bryan’s Mother Presents Award in Daughter’s Name

Last year, the Penn State community endured the loss of freshman Courtney O'Bryan when she passed away in a car accident en route to a weekend canning trip. To honor her memory, THON announced the creation of the Courtney O'Bryan Volunteer Award to “recognize the volunteer who most embodies O’Bryan’s charitable work and dedication to THON’s mission” and her mother presented the award tonight.

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