Author: James Turchick

James is a senior majoring in digital and print journalism, James enjoys writing about anything weird and is deadly allergic to bees. Onward State people are very nice to him.

THON 2018 Prop Bets Are Here

James Franklin speaking at THON? Definitely a lock. Saquon Barkley showing up during the final hours and handing out money from his new endorsement deal? More far-fetched.

A Plea For Pyrotechnics During THON

Penn State men’s basketball has utilized machines that spew awesome balls of fire at home games. Why can’t THON join in on the fun?

Penn State Planning $46 Million Wastewater Plant Upgrade

Penn State presented plans to update its wastewater treatment plant to the State College Borough Council this week, hoping to modernize half-century-old equipment at the century-old facility.

Penn State Esports Club Joins Big Ten, Gets Scholarship Money

After disappointment last year due to licensing issues, the Penn State Esports Club is competing in the Big Ten League of Legends conference this year and eligible for scholarships from the conference partner, Riot Games.

Sexual Assault Research Examines Relationship Between Victims And Bystanders

Research by a Penn State Ph.D. candidate is taking a novel approach to sexual assault — looking at the relationship between assaults and bystanders through the eyes of victims to better understand how bystander intervention plays a role in the problem facing our society today.

PNC Bank Donates $1 Million To Happy Valley LaunchBox, Penn State Matches For Total $2 Million Investment

Part of A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence, Penn State’s current fundraising campaign, the 17 innovation hubs around Pennsylvania are eligible to receive matching funds from the university when their total endowment reaches $1 million.

Idea TestLab Gives New Inventors A Chance

The invention lab is opening its doors to inventors with ideas who aren’t quite sure what to do next.