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Ten Best Costumes at THON

It wouldn’t be THON without students rocking great outfits for all 46 hours. We walked around the concourse of the BJC and quickly realized that Penn State dresses to impress during THON weekend. Here are our ten favorite costumes:

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Ohana’s very own Spiderman

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Red, White & Blue for Alpha Gamma Rho

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Best ears of the Equestrian Team

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Check out special interest org Everyday’s helicopter hats

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Kappa Delta’s minions

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Atlas’s pink fuzzy hats return — if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

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OPP sure knows how to rock a tutu

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It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Students Engaging Students

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Ohaha’s fish hats are a THON tradition

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We had to include the only Pirate we saw, of special interest org A-7

Think we missed any great costumes? Tweet us a pic at @THONwardState.

About the Author

Jessica Tully

Jessica Tully is a first-year law student at Penn State's Dickinson School of Law. She graduated in May 2014 with degrees in journalism and political science.


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