Teach for America applications are due this Wednesday, October 27, at 11:59 p.m. EST. Those who apply by that date will be notified of final decisions in mid-January, after going through one or two rounds of interviews. The application is just a resume, letter of intent, and some additional information, so it’s still possible to start and finish an application by the deadline.
Police made the rounds of the girls' floors of Simmons Hall yesterday afternoon, informing the women and asking them questions about a peeping tom who has been sighted multiple times.
You may have seen the newly-created Statetoberfest holiday was canceled almost as soon as it was created. The Penn State take on the German Oktoberfest was created by sophomore "Mark Andrew" (his Facebook name) when he realized there wasn’t a holiday to excuse excessive drinking and school pride (besides home football games, homecoming, Halloween, or weekends). The Facebook event quickly caught on and soon more than 5,000 were attending.
I had a chance to check in with the guys and gals of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Student Council and see how their 2010 Homecoming float was coming along. The college has been involved with the Homecoming parade and float building for the past five years, and has always done an exceptional job--this year being no different.