We wrote some time back about UPUA and CCSG plans, but what about ARHS? Well, they too have kept themselves very busy this summer to help springboard themselves into a good position for the fall. We spoke to ARHS President, Steve Roberts, to see what ARHS has been up to.
Read on to see what he has to say…
“How come we cannot invest in mom and pop businesses just as we invest in Wall Street?” A good question, really. Usually, the answer is, “because our return on our investment would be minimal.” But is that always the case?
According to Steve Bisbee, President of locally-owned start-up Cogster, small investments will create quick working capital for the entrepreneur, which will be paid back in kind to the investor through goods and services offered by the company. Where does Cogster fashion itself into all this? Simply put, Cogster provides the platform to take the money legally.
Sound interesting? Read more after the jump.
The days of picking up your dry cleaning and getting on a bus to New York are no more–if you rely on the new State College MegaBus service, that is. Instead, you can now pick up some Sam’s Choice soda or McDonald’s before your ride out. That’s right, folks. The MegaBus stop will move to the Wal-Mart parking lot. Read the full story for more details.
Update: WPVI is reporting that as of 3:30PM, the body of Saulius Kvaraciejus has been found in Pennypack Creek. Kvaraciejus drowned after falling off a pool float while rafting with two friends. Our original story is below.
A Penn State student, Saulius Kvaraciejus, has been reported missing in a Philadelphia waterway. According to philly.com, Kvaraciejus (along with two other men) was riding a blow-up pool float in Pennypack Creek. They went down a man-made waterfall, near Winchester Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard and Kvaraciejus and one other man fell into the water around 6:50 pm, police said.
Read on for the rest of the details…
As I have written about before, The Music Underground is taking City Lights Records’ place as THE record store to go to downtown (and with Webster’s future uncertain, possibly the only record store). The Music Underground opened for the first time Arts Fest weekend to allow for a preview of what is to come.
Read on for more about the store and plans for next fall’s full opening.
This is my first Arts Fest. Shameful, but sadly true. I have heard a lot about Arts Fest over my time here at PSU and now am finally able to experience it to the fullest. Good thing I have this handy guide to help me find my way around Arts Fest. I was however left to navigate my way around the vendors on my own.
Read on to hear Hasan’s experiences at his first Arts Fest…
As we reported yesterday, Webster’s Bookstore & Cafe is being effectively forced out of its downtown location at 126 S. Allen St by Scott Kresge, who, in conjunction with his mother Catherine Kresge, the owner of the property, declined to renew the current lease. Most signs point towards this being a business decision, one not subject to appeal.
Those in attendance at a support rally held last night at Webster’s consider the eviction to be a call to arms, mostly because for them Webster’s isn’t simply a business. It’s a community fixture integral to the culture of downtown State College. And the community is understandably upset.