PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

10 Best Things About Fall at Penn State

Fall is here, which makes our beautiful campus even more beautiful — as if that were possible — while bringing out some of the greatest things Penn State has to offer. Here are our ten best things about fall in scenic State College.

1. THON Canning Weekends

Cue your excitement.

2. The weather is normal – for now.

3. Fall TV has returned.

See that? That’s your social life in the form of Peter Griffin and it’s falling down the stairs. The TV shows are just too good.

4. Every restaurant serves pumpkin something.

5. Perfect Penn State leaf piles.

Nothing’s better than watching a Siberian husky freak out over a pile of leaves. If only we all could feel this kind of joy when we see a leaf pile. (Oh wait, I do.)

6. Hayrides

Maybe you really hate them.

Or maybe you embrace them and love them with every fiber of your soul.

7. Finding the perfect group costume for Halloween.

If only every group had a Justin Timberlake.

8. Pumpkin Spice Lattes

9. Football

College and professional football, man. It can really get to you.

10. How beautiful Old Main looks.

old main fall

We really do go to a beautiful school.

About the Author

Sarah Peterson

Sarah Peterson is a junior from Bethlehem, PA majoring in print journalism and minoring in reruns of Breaking Bad and traveling everywhere she possibly can.

Comments

More by Sarah

THON Releases 2015 Promo Video

In case you thought you couldn’t be any more excited to Empower the Dreamers at THON this year, the official 2015 Penn State Dance Marathon Promo Video is here to prove you wrong.

Laverne Cox To Speak On Campus During National Coming Out Week

2014 Sorority Recruitment Schedule

Athletics

Former Women’s Gymnastics Coach Files Lawsuit Against Penn State Over Handling Of Abuse Allegations

Former Penn State women’s gymnastics head coach Jeff Thompson has filed a lawsuit against the university following the termination of his contract in February 2017. Thompson, alongside his wife and associate head coach Rachelle Thompson, was accused by former gymnasts and an assistant coach of creating a hostile team environment. The Thompsons allegedly pressured athletes to compete […]

Men’s Soccer Trio, Reading United Win PDL Eastern Conference Title, Fall Short Of National Championship

Penn State Hockey’s Evan Barratt, Aarne Talvitie Participate In World Junior Summer Showcase

Ally McHugh Wins 400 Medley National Championship

Penn State Women’s Soccer Adds Swiss Forward Kim Dubs

Student Life

Girirajan Lab Seeks To Bridge The Gap Between Fly And Human Genomes

The lab uses a combination of human genomics, computational biology, and functional studies, using Drosophila and human cell lines, to understand the risks caused by genetic mutations and to grasp how gene disruption leads to altered neurodevelopment.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Pennharmonics To Hold 25th Anniversary Reunion Concert

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Onward State is hiring for the fall semester and we’d love you to join us.

Mayor Don Hahn Asks Borough Council To Consider Changes To Proposed Overnight Parking Restrictions

State College Mayor Don Hahn posted on his blog Sunday republishing a letter he sent to Borough Council on August 1 outlining three revisions he’d like them to consider for the proposed overnight parking restrictions.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Madden NFL 19 Ratings For Nittany Lions

For the second consecutive year, Sean Lee is the highest-rated Nittany Lion in the Madden video game.

Send this to a friend