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The Best Tweets Of Syllabus Week

Syllabus Week is dedicated to new surroundings, new faces, and of course, new classes.

Because most of our professors dedicated this week to easing into new material and introducing the class, most of us had plenty of time on our hands. Some of us partied, some of us spent the days like a lost puppy. But no matter how you spent your Sylly Week, you probably had some thoughts running through your mind.

Here’s a compilation of some memorable tweets during this year’s Sylly Week. Whether you were a freshman easing into your new life as a college student, or an alum feeling nostalgic, you tweeted and we listened.

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We apologize, Sid. Perhaps next time you can come up and visit and truly discover the mysteries of Sylly Week at Penn State. We promise, the drunk texts will stop. Maybe. Alright, maybe not…yeah. Probably not.

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Who could these “Penn State blogs” be? Who are they, and what are they doing writing guides? MattyRenn raised an excellent point. Perhaps one does not even need advice when tackling the monster that is syllabus week. Perhaps we must simply lounge on a porch and get wasted! We’ll get right on to editing that article, buddy.

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If you aren’t fully enjoying your syllabus week and making the most of it, get on it. There are PSU grads who would be dying to take your spot. Get out there and have some sylly fun before it’s too late!

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Emphasizing our point! Thank you for the reminder, Erik. We only have eight Sylly Weeks in our life. Let’s make them rock.

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Oh, Maggs. We understand syllabus week is a good old, rowdy time with little to no homework…but perhaps you should consider a tour through the Pattee and Paterno Libraries sometime soon? Enjoy your first week here, first, of course!

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Perhaps I spoke to soon. It turns out some of us DO have homework during Sylly Week. Andrew…we send our deepest condolences.

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Another nostalgic PSU grad! Zach, we suggest you raise that idea around your boss.

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John starting his first week with an optimistic attitude. Good luck with your future at Penn State and the Blue Band, you will surely do amazing here.

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Whoa, buddy, slow down. As a proud graduate from the East Halls Class of 2015, I can assure you it is NOT that bad. It is currently a gorgeous (read: warm) temperature out, the ideal environment for long walks to class. Just wait until the winter time. You’ll have the opportunity to trek from no-man’s-land East Halls all the way downtown in a few feet of snow in sub-zero temperatures. Save the fury for then.

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It seems Skye has come across her first quirky professor here in Happy Valley. Saddle up, girl! There will surely be more, er, memorable instructors in your future. On another note, enjoy learning poetry.

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That is precisely what we like to hear, Eli! Or, excuse me, McStud! Freshman year should be filled with new fun activities and loads of new friends. Enjoy every minute of it.

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Sounds entertaining for sure. There is nothing wrong about reliving the glory days. Whether 18 or 65, let’s allow every dad and Penn Stater in between to have their fun.You can still be a Nitanny Lion, even with gray hair.

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Sounds about right.

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Glad to hear that, Brenna! If you wind up with an extra special affinity for Penn State squirrels, may we suggest  our friend Mary Krupa?

Those were just a few of the memorable tweets from this week. Whether witnessing a drunk stumble into your room at 3 a.m., or feeling the need to vent about your freshman struggles, make sure you let it out and tweet about it. We’ve all been there! Until next Sylly Week, enjoy fall semester and make it a good one!

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About the Author

Carolyn Popescu

Current senior studying Advertising and Visual Arts, Carolyn has a passion for entertainment and music. She also loves photography, film, graphic design, social media, and all things in between. She's the current Sony Music Marketing Representative for State College, so be sure to reach out to her with any local music scene questions, ideas, proposals, or if you just need someone to geek out about music with.

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