PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

More

Overheard During Sylly Week: Fall 2021

The first week of classes has nearly come and gone. With in-person learning back in full force, we’re back to encountering unnecessarily long Starbucks lines and daily fights for parking spots.

The days of the typical unmuted student are behind us. Now, we must deal with the Willard Preacher, poor attempts of in-person flirting, and so much more.

Naturally, that kind of chaos makes for some good content. Here are some of the best quotes we heard around campus this opening week:

A kid trying to shoot his shot in the bookstore after talking to a girl for three minutes: “I’m trying to make new friends. Can I have your number?

Professor who just wants his students to get through their speeches: “You can take anything you want to the podium. It could be a bottle of Jack Daniels…I really don’t care.

A very excited Professor: “We Are!”
The most unenthused business class at 9:05 in the morning: “…Penn State.”

Student who actually learned something during Sylly Week: “Dude, there’s a third floor in the HUB? I didn’t even know there was a second floor.”

Angry girl to the Willard Preacher: “You see, people just don’t care!”

Student in disbelief: “Christ, we actually have homework already?”

Student talking to overprotective parents: “Mom, c’mon, I told you I gotta go to class.”

A very hopeful student: “I’m taking 26 credits this semester. Shouldn’t be too bad!”

Freshman who knows the most important spots on campus: “I only know Old Main and the HUB.”

A girl who couldn’t take a compliment about her shoes: “That’s such a weird compliment. Like, why would she compliment my shoes? She had to have been staring at my feet for so long to see they’re Tory Burch.”

Honorable Mention: The girl in East that we saw walking with a jar of protein powder and casually eating it with a plastic spoon.

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

Dana June Nunemacher

Dana is a redshirt sophomore, who is studying public relations. She is from the 570 and yes, she has watched The Office. Her passions in life include drinking unsweetened iced tea and spreading her love for agriculture (yee haw)! Send any cow pictures or complaints to [email protected]

State College Links
Follow on Another Platform
113kFollowers
157kFollowers
54.9kFollowers
4,570Subscribers
Other posts by Dana June

10 Questions With Onward State Managing Editor Gabe Angieri

Onward State’s 17th managing editor sat down with us to talk about the blog, Penn State, and what he does in his free time.

What To Do In State College This Summer

A Guide To State College Salons: Graduation Edition

The Story Of Julia Cipparulo & Her Motives For Allegedly Vandalizing Penn State

“That broken ear is a permanent reminder of the dark side of Penn State University, the lives lost, and a warning. A warning that the deaths will continue unless massive change is enacted.”

The Story Of Julia Cipparulo & Her Motives For Allegedly Vandalizing Penn State

“That broken ear is a permanent reminder of the dark side of Penn State University, the lives lost, and a warning. A warning that the deaths will continue unless massive change is enacted.”

Penn State Alum Charged For Campus Vandalism

In a statement sent to Onward State, Julia Cipparulo claimed to have vandalized several Penn State campus landmarks, including the Lion Shrine, on May 8.

Penn State Football Announces New Jersey Numbers For 2022 Season

Nittany Lions old and new have received new jersey numbers ahead of the 2022 season.

 
Send this to a friend