It wouldn't be THON season without hundreds of students walking around campus with shaved heads. The plethora of scalps is not a new fashion trend, but rather part of an annual fundraiser called "No Hair, Don't Care."
In Better Know a Bartender, we sat down and got to know the brave men and women who serve the insatiable thirst of Penn State students. This week, is Pickles bartender Gabriella Montalvo.
It was a day filled with victories at the Bryce Jordan Center -- the Lady Lion Pink Zone passed the $1 million milestone for its breast cancer efforts over the past eight years; the event brought in the sixth largest crowd in BJC history; and to top it all off, the Lady Lions defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 78-68.
THON is less than a week away so it's time to figure out what you're going to wear. If you're in any sort of club affiliated with Penn State chances are you've already bought at least fifteen THON shirts in varying neons. So you're probably set from the waist up, but what about the rest of you? First of all, you're going to need shorts so that you don't melt in the BJC. Second of all, you're going to need knee high socks, because everybody else is going to be wearing them, and that's what it takes to be cool. Lucky for you, all you need is a little fabric paint, stencils, and some sequins and you'll have the THON outfit of your dreams.
Penn State athletics lost just shy of $6 million during 2012-13 per a financial report released Friday (the press release cleverly referred to it as "expenses exceeding revenues" instead of a loss, of course).
An NCAA Championship re-match, three bouts with both wrestlers in the Top 10, and three consecutive matches with bonus points against No. 5 Oklahoma State made for an exciting match for the Nittany Lions in Rec Hall, as Penn State closes up its regular season schedule.
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