Penn Staters have long embraced a culture where the absolute WORST thing about Penn State is attending an 8 a.m. class. To those Negative Nancy Nittany Lions, you have yet to see the light!
Start-Up Week is upon us here at Penn State, showcasing the "success of young entrepreneurs and innovators in technology and security." But did you know that some start-ups go beyond all of that? Some utilize technology to bring stores from all over the world to one place online, where you can shop from the comfort of your own room, without stepping foot on a plane. That's where Shoptiques comes into play.
We've all got 'em. The hallmates you don't always see, but experience plenty of throughout the day. Living in a dorm/apartment can be rough as you're constantly surrounded by hundreds of people, most of whom don't keep the same schedule as you. Worst of all, the walls in the dorms seem to be paper thin, and we've all ended up hearing (and smelling) some things we wish we hadn't. We've complied a list of the worst offenders -- read on to make sure you're not on the list!
As a new program for the Class of 2017, University Park is implementing a common reading program, called Penn State Reads. The first book of the program will be Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times, by author Eyal Press. Students will be expected to be prepared for discussions and events planned around the book when they arrive in the fall. But here's the thing: It's not as part of a class, and there is no real way of making a program set up like this mandatory. So will anyone actually do it?