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Author: Christina Platt

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Christina Platt

Christina is a junior studying Recreation, Parks and Tourism Management. She is from Bucks County, PA (also known as "just outside Philly"). When she's not in class, you can usually find her hiking in Rothrock State Forest. Email her at [email protected]

Student Life

Outing Club To Host Reel Rock Film Festival Thursday

Proceeds benefit Access Fund, an organization that works to allow and maintain access to outdoor rock climbing areas.

Student Life

Adventure Awaits At The Penn State Adventure Recreation Center

The Adventure Recreation Center aims to engage students of all abilities in outdoor adventure through a variety of fun and challenging activities.


Let’s Talk About It: My Mental Health Journey At And Away From Penn State

The only way to fight the stigma against mental illness is to talk about it.

#SaveHouseasaurus: Local Co-op Pleas For Community Support

Houseasaurus Co-op has been a cornerstone of alternative living and social change in State College. Now residents are raising money to help keep the organization alive.

Student Life

Hike Your Own Hike: One Penn Stater’s Epic 2,200-Mile Journey

Luke Hilliard, a Penn State student and State College local, decided to take time off his studies to take an epic journey down the East Coast on the famous 2,200 mile long Appalachian Trail.


Five Fall Foliage Hikes Near State College

Pennsylvania is in for a particularly beautiful display of fall foliage this year. Check it out this weekend with these five hikes that aren't Mt. Nittany.

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