Penn State Giftmas Guide

If you’re a loyal Penn Stater, you’re going to be giving out as many blue and white gifts as possible over the holidays. Not only is this a great way to spread both Penn State and holiday cheer, but you also can find everything downtown. This means avoiding the Nittany Mall which is a win because like…yea, no one wants to go the Nittany Mall.

Here are some ideas for everyone on your list:

The Tallest Penn State Fan You Know


This shirt isn’t anything that great but it is the longest one I’ve ever seen, so I thought I should include it. Compare to the rugby to get a perspective of the actual size.

Your Seventh Grade Sister


This has pink sequins and says “Diva” on the tag AKA it’s a 13 year-old’s dream. It’s also a lanyard so she’ll be prepared for when she gets to high school and everyone has one of these bad boys around their necks.

Your Dog


We need to talk about this. Not only does this puppy canteen come with an over-the-shoulder strap to make your life easier, but there is also a bone for your furry friend to enjoy. The contraption is capable of turning into an actual bowl while sporting a Penn State logo. Bravo, McLanahan’s. Merry Christmas to all the Spikes and Bellas of Pa.

Your Dog (Again)


Your Dog (Again, Again)



Your Annoying Brother


Nothing says “screw you” quite like a Silas Redd jersey, discounted from $75 to $19.99.

The Secret Santa You Don’t Know, or Anyone Else You Feel Obligated to Give A Gift To


Do not be unprepared when that random girl in lecture hands you a candy cane! Give this to her. Way more practical than a candy cane, and it lasts longer too!

Your Mom





















She’s the only one who thinks the marketing campaign is a good idea.

The Neighbor That You Never Talk To


You might not know a lot about them, but they probably like pasta.

Your Significant Other


Nothing says “WE ARE…a couple” like some Penn State fragrances! This is also a gift for yourself because you’ll like your bf/gf better when they smell good. Everyone wins.

Anyone and Everyone


Yes, yes, and yes again.

That One Random Person You Know That Collects Snow Globes


There’s one in every crowd.

Any Penn State Dad


We’ve all seen them — they populate the downtown among us on football Saturdays. Penn State Dads are a special breed. They love the Skellar, cargo shorts, and wearing their pride on their chest. You can’t go wrong with this bad boy.

Your Least Favorite Uncle


Getting anyone you don’t like a fly swatter is a super passive aggressive way of telling them exactly where they stand. A tad bit harsh for the holidays, but maybe your uncle really sucks.

Happy Holidays, Penn State! May you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list

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Lindsay Hummell

Sophomore majoring in Biobehavioral Health.

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