PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

More

Red Car Wins First-Ever THON ‘Car Race’

As a morale booster early Saturday morning, THON planned a special historic event for the Bryce Jordan Center: THON Weekend’s first-ever “car race.”

To accomplish this feat, two car banners — red and blue — started in the stands on opposite sides of the BJC and raced as spectators crowd-surfed them to the center Section 114 across from the main stage.

Despite a late-race comeback from the blue car after it was nearly dropped over, the red car narrowly escaped with the victory to Section 114.

I kid you not, THON started announcing this apparently historic “car race” right as four BJC staffers lined up their zamboni-like sweepers on the floor. I must say, I think I would’ve rather seen four middle-aged men race zamboni sweepers than seen college kids struggle to pass banners around the arena.

Until next time, blue car.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Elissa Hill

Elissa is a senior public relations major and the managing editor of Onward State. She is from Punxsutawney, PA [insert corny Bill Murray joke here] and considers herself an expert on all things ice cream. Send questions and comments via e-mail ([email protected]) and follow her on Twitter (@ElissaKHill) for more corny jokes.

Comments

Other posts by Elissa

Movin’ On To Close Campus Roads Friday

University police are asking people to just avoid the area entirely when driving to make things easier.

Night Of Remembrance To Commemorate Students Who Passed Away This Year

Donate Extra Meal Points To Help Students In Need

One Great Big Collaborative Effort: Dana Lipshutz’s Senior Column

“When they call my name on graduation day, and I stand up and cross that stage, I know in my heart that this has been a collaborative effort.”

Your Worst Penn State Freshman Roommate Horror Stories: Part Two

If last week’s stories of roommates’ boyfriends selling underwear didn’t scare you off, check in for part two of freshman roommate horror stories.

Send this to a friend