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Day: September 5, 2013

Here’s The Worst Internship Held by a Penn State Student

We asked about your bad internships, and you responded with some pretty rough-sounding experiences. That being said, there was one experience that transcended the others in pure terribleness.

Meet Kaitlyn, the Penn State student who interned for three months at a chicken farm that houses six million hens in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (She requested that we change her name for this post.)

Kaitlyn, an animal science major set to graduate in 2015, worked at the farm from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every day. One of her main tasks was to check cages for dead birds, in addition to cleaning walls and dusting lights.

UPUA Discusses HUB Renovation, Student Trustee Position

After a yawner of a meeting last week, UPUA was able to pick up the slack and actually get some stuff done last night. Not only did the assembly pass two pieces of legislation, but each garnered healthy debate and we learned a tough lesson on parliamentary procedure along the way.

A Comprehensive Guide to THON Special Interest Orgs

There has been a huge growth in the number of these organizations over the past few years though, and it can be a bit confusing to tell each organization apart or to decide which org is right for you. We got into contact to find out some details about these orgs, so here is your comprehensive guide to Special Interest THON orgs*;

DaQuan Jones: “It’s My Time To Shine”

DaQuan Jones was a standout football and basketball player at Johnson City High School in 2009 when he was recruited by Joe Paterno. Jones was ranked the No. 2 offensive lineman in the state by Rivals back then, but he now looks to be one of the best defensive linemen in the country.

Urschel Named Candidate for Senior CLASS Football Award

Offensive guard John Urschel was one of 30 candidates named for this year's Senior CLASS Award in football. Nominees must have notable achievements in four categories: community, classroom, character, and competition.

Several Schools Review Policies After Sandusky Scandal

In the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, several BCS football schools and state governments have made revisions to their policies regarding minors and sexual abuse.

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