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Day: October 30, 2013

New Brewpub Opens in Happy Valley

Centre County is no exception to the recent trend in local microbreweries. Locals and students alike can already enjoy the delicious craft beer offerings at Otto's, The Gamble Mill, and Elk Creek Cafe. This past Sunday brought about the opening of another such establishment: The Happy Valley Brewing Company.

UPUA/IFC Hosts Student-Centered Borough Council Debate

Four State College Borough Council candidates participated in a UPUA and IFC sponsored debate last night in the HUB. In front of an audience consisting mostly of UPUA representatives, the four candidates vying for three seats debated issues students are facing for the upcoming November 5 election.

11 Students, Five Faculty Awarded Fulbrights for 2013-2014

11 Penn State students and five faculty members were awarded Fulbrights for 2013-2014. This is a pretty big deal, considering that 45 former Fulbrighters have won the Nobel Prize, 28 have been awarded MacArthur Fellowships, 80 have won Pulitzers, and 29 have served as heads of state or government.

“The Friend Movement” Walks Through Penn State

The Friend Movement, which encourages people to stand up to bullying by being a friend instead, is bringing their message to Penn State.

10 Signs You’ve Been Involved With THON Forever

So what are the signs that will help you figure out if you've been involved with THON too long? Just kidding, there's no such thing as "too long" when it comes to THON -- but we made a list of the top 10 symptoms that show up if you've been more involved with THON (or more dedicated to it!) than the average Penn Stater.

Wrestling Squad Seeks Fourth Consecutive National Title

After winning its third consecutive national championship, Penn State heads into this season with four key starters returning. With the Alton brothers recovering from surgeries and some weight classes remaining to be set, there will be opportunities to see the rising stars of the Penn State wrestling program.

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