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Our Definitive Penn State Senior Year Bucket List

Last week, we asked for your input as we constructed the ultimate Penn State Senior Year Bucket List. Below are some of the best submissions we received, as well as some ideas of our own. Think you could do all of these things between now and the beginning of May?

Go out every night of Syllabus Week

Play a round of golf on either the Blue or White Course (Robert ’14)

Do a Happy Thursday bike ride (Robert ’14)


Spend an entire day at Cafe 210

Grad Cafe
Find the Joe Paterno statue (Julie ’14)

Paterno Statue Removed
Take a selfie with James Franklin (Katie ’14)

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Spend one night sleeping on Old Main lawn (Alli ’17)

old main
Have a drink at every  bar downtown (Jaclyn ’14)

Avoid going broke before the end of the first semester (Alicia ’15)

Climb Mount Nittany

Mt Nittany Sunrise
Get thrown out of a bar

Attend a home event for each Penn State varsity sport (Robert ’14)

One Team DVD

Complete 55 Days of Cafe

Eat at all of the Waffle Shop locations in one day (Robert ’14)

Waffle Shop
Go tubing at Tussey Mountain

Obtain a Penn State Lives Here banner (Robert ’14)

Meet Sue Paterno

Sue Paterno Interview
Make a meme that gets onto the PSU Memes page (Byron ’14)

Pet a squirrel

Mary Krupa
Drink a Monkeyboy in less than 10 minutes (Alex ’11)

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Obtain a Twenty Phyrst hat and pretend it’s your birthday

Climb the Old Main Bell Tower

TEDxPSU Bell Tower Tour 9-26-11-4
Go to — and participate in — a class you’re not enrolled in

Jump in the fountain at the arboretum (Katie ’14)

Fountain Drink (aha, I'm funny)

Ride the Lion Chariot

Have a dance-off with the Nittany Lion (Pat ’15)

Nittany Lion THON
Sleep in a dorm one last time

Go to a frat party

Get on the field at Beaver Stadium (Pat ’15)

Take your favorite professor out to lunch

Take advantage of student discounts on concerts

BJC Womens Basketball
Get on stage at THON

THON 2012

Graduate! (Katie ’14)


What are we missing? Let us know here. And you can always check out the new Lion’s List website to track some of its bucket list items, too.

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