40 Top Moments of the 2012-2013 School Year
As this year comes to a close much too quickly, here are the highlights of the 2012-2013 school year. From Sneezy the Squirrel, to sports upsets and Big 10 titles, to finding out Aaron Carter still has a career, we salute this school year and look back on its most memorable events.
1. Welcoming of the Class of 2016
2. “Nittanyville’s” First Campout
3. Football’s 24-21 Win Over Wisconsin, “A bunch of… fighters”
4. Michael Mauti’s Season
5. Blue Out Initiative Raises $78,928 for PCAR
6. “Why We Dance: The Story of THON” Documentary Airs
7. Hurricane Sandy: PSU Cancels Classes for the First Time Since 2007
8. Paige Raque Begins Amazing Recovery
9. Penn State on the Cover of Sports Illustrated
10. Sneezy Brightens up Campus
11. Nittany Lion Shrine’s 70th Birthday
12. Opening of Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital
13. Vigil for Newtown Victims
14. PSU Women’s Volleyball Named Big 10 Champs
15. Crows Take Over Campus
16. *Ndulge Cupcakes Closing
17. The Boss Takes Over the BJC
18. Students Vote in the Presidential Election
19. O’Brien Named BIG 10 Coach of the Year
20. Emily Whitehead’s Incredible Journey
21. Men’s Basketball Upsets Michigan
22. Chubbies: Skies out, Thighs Out
23. Two Week Winter Break
24. Willard Preacher Showdown
25. THON 2013 raises $12,374,034.46 For The Kids
26. …And Boasts Record-Breaking Lines
27. Luke Bryan Win’s Sexiest Concert… ever
28. Harlem Shake Goes Viral Across Campus
29. The Bon Jovi Center
30. State College Ranked Third Best College Town
31. Grillers Closes, Grillers Reopens, and Repeat
32. Afro Kid.
33. Mullen/Dooley Take UPUA Office
34. Wrestling Wins Third Straight NCAA Title
35. Relay For Life Raises $137,145.95
36. Construction Takes Over Campus
37. Nicholas Jones Selected as New Vice President
38. THON Announces Store in the Hub
39. Aaron Carter Jams out in Cafe
40. The Graduation of the Class of 2013
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Brian Lewerke’s 25-yard touchdown pass with 19 seconds left sunk the Nittany Lions on Homecoming.
Now that you’ve had a full day to recover from the heartbreaking 21-17 loss to Michigan State, it’s time to relive the other, more successful parts of Homecoming weekend.
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