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Day: December 3, 2015

THON Director Thursday: Blake Ament, Family Relations

With THON season well underway, and Family Carnival just around the corner, we're picking things back up with our Director series This week, we sat down with Blake Ament, the Family Relations Director for THON 2016.

Sandra Fluke Is Really Smart, Speaks As Part Of SPA’s Distinguished Speaker Series

Sandra Fluke, who spoke Wednesday night in Alumni Hall as part of SPA's Distinguished Speaker Series, is a smart, funny, down-to-earth woman, and a great public speaker. She knows her audience, knows her facts, and knows what she doesn't know.

UPUA Tackles Four Pieces Of Legislation

Penn State's University Park Undergraduate Association met in the HUB Wednesday night for the first time since Thanksgiving break and tackled a number of new initiatives.

Penn State And Maryland To Compete In First-Ever Toys 4 Tots Challenge

Penn State and Maryland are looking to add more fuel to the fire in their budding Big Ten rivalry. The two competing schools' men's and women's basketball programs will partner with Toys 4 Tots -- a charity foundation that collects and donates new, unwrapped toys to less fortunate children.

Alumnus Uses Blog And Videos To Spread Awareness For Special Needs Children

Penn State alumnus Chris Ulmer's video of him starting each class day by complimenting his special needs students went viral. We talked to him and found out how and why his idea came about.

Why The Majority Of Residential Dining Doesn’t Accept Cash

For some students, cash is the preferred method of payment but they're required to use Lioncash or a Commuter Meal Plan to purchase food at many places on campus. So why are there so few residence dining options that accept cash?

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