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Your Portal By Portal Guide To THON 2018

THON is a long weekend full of dancing and fun. It’s loud. It’s in your face. When you want to take a break from the action to walk around the concourse, things can get confusing with all the chaos

This rough guide here gives you the exact location of everything you’ll need when walking around the Bryce Jordan Center. If you’re just looking for the bathroom or to bury your face into a cheesesteak, we’ve got the lowdown.

Bathrooms & Water Fountains

Women’s: Portals 2, 10, 17, 19, 27, 29, 34

Men’s: Portals 3, 9, 20, 26

Water fountains: Can be found outside of most bathrooms.


Dippin’ Dots: Portal 27

Grilled Cheese: Portal 27

BJC Food Stand: Portals 5-7, 24-25

Wok and Roll: Portal 30

Roaring Grill and Fresh and Healthy: Portals 32-33

Pretzel Revolution: Portals 2, 13

Kono Pizza: Portal 2

Berkey Creamery Outlet: Portal 10

Grab and Go Snacks: Portal 9

Merchandise and THON-Specific Locations

THON Museum: Portal 26

Main Merchandise Stand: Portal 3

Four Diamonds Gear Stands: Portals 9, 20

Floor Access, Entry and Passes

Check In and Info Stations: Portals 1-2, 11-12, 15, 18-19, 20, 27-28

Check On: Portal 14

Check Off: Portal 16

First Aid & Miscellaneous

First Aid: Portals 23, 24

THON Raffle: Portal 4

Charging Station: Portal 8

PNC ATM: Portal 7

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Matt Paolizzi

Since graduating from Penn State in 2021, Matt is (hopefully) manning a successful job and (hopefully) living a happy life by now. In a past life, he was a writer for Onward State and remains a proud alumnus of the best student publication in the country. Check out Podward State too, Onward State's official podcast, that he co-founded alongside Matt Ogden and Mitch Stewart in 2019. It's his baby, give it a wave and make sure it's doing okay. Thanks to da king Sam Brungo and everyone who follows, it most definitely is.

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