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Day: August 25, 2014

Freshmen 101: Sylly Week Survival Guide

Syllabus week, lovingly (or begrudgingly) known as "Sylly Week" by many, is the first taste of college for most freshmen. Starting the semester off right is important for any student, and for the freshmen, it all starts today. Finding the balance between work and play can seem daunting to new students, so we've made a guide to get you off on the right foot.

Distraction of the Day: Shola Franklin Takes On The Sleds

Penn State Football season is just FIVE days away, and James Franklin and his team are hard at work putting in their final preparations before Croke Park. Franklin’s daughter Shola got in on the action Sunday afternoon. Franklin tweeted a video of her dominating the sleds on the football field. Check out the video below:

THON Captain Applications Are Live

It may be the first day of classes, but it's never too early to think about THON, and now, it's not too early to apply to be a captain for THON 2015. Captain applications are now being accepted on THON's website and close Friday at 5 p.m. Applications need to be turned in online and in-person at 210 HUB.

Zeno’s Ranked In Top 10 Non-Philly Pennsylvania Bars

After ranking the Phyrst among the best college bars in the country earlier this summer, Thrillist is back with another good review for a State College watering hole.

Five People You’ll Meet On The First Day Of Classes

Penn State is known for it's diversity and that diversity is not exclusive to race, nationality, religion, and otherwise. Oh no, there are hundreds of personality types in and around campus on the daily. They live in your hall, they eat at the same commons as you, and you attend class with them. But it's no secret that some stick out more than others. Here's a run down of a few that you are sure to run into on your first day.

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