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Per a proclamation from Mayor Elizabeth Goreham, State College will be renamed City of THON concurrent with the 46-hour dance marathon next weekend. Goreham plans on presenting the proclamation to THON PR Director Aly Young at tonight's Borough Council meeting.
After earning a victory in the first start of his collegiate career last Saturday, Penn State goalie Connor Darcey was named the first-ever recipient of the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week award.
For the second time this season and in program history, Penn State hockey has once again found itself on the USCHO's Top 20 Poll. Coming in at No. 19, it surpassed the program-high that was set in December.
This year, THON is trying to prevent org members from lining up in the cold by implementing a digital line system. Described by THON Captain Samm Shivley as “similar to the fast pass system at Disney,” the digital line assigns each org a place in line and a time to enter the BJC in the hours leading up to THON weekend.
If you've tried to use the CATA mobile application today, you might be wondering why there are no buses running in State College. Sure, the app isn't usually a reliable indicator of when to leave your dorm at the last possible second to catch a White Loop, but its better than nothing.
Despite trailing 24-17 at halftime, the Lady Lions (6-18, 3-10 B1G) stormed back in the second half to beat Purdue 54-50 to earn their first Big Ten road win of the year.