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John O'Brien

John is a freshman at University Park majoring in materials science and engineering. When he is not doing photography of work, he is working out with the Penn State crew team.

A College Student’s Guide To Eating On The Cheap

If you are a college student, there is a solid chance you are always looking for ways to save money to deal with the ever increasing cost of tuition or beer. Food is one area where everyone spends money and one of the areas where there is a lot to be saved. Find some tips on how to do so after the jump.

Salters/Quinn Presidential Campaign Kicks Off

As the UPUA election season finally starts, so too do the presidential campaigns. Travis Salters is President of the campus NAACP and Director of Government Affairs for UPUA. He is running with Maggie Quinn, who is involved with numerous organizations on campus, from College Republicans to THON. I sat in on the kick off meeting for the Salter/Quinn campaign to hear out their campaign plan. Travis and Maggie introduced their three planks: student debt, inclusion, and safety.

Lion Ambassadors Celebrate Penn State’s 156th

Between the march against tuition, the crazy preacher (as opposed to the Willard preacher) relocating to outside of the HUB, and more tour groups than usual, you may be noticing many different things around campus today. However, you may or may not know that today is the 156th birthday of Dear Old State. To celebrate this, Penn States Lion Ambassadors are in the HUB giving out free stuff. So stop by and wonder how PSU has persisted all these years as you enjoy a free cookie or cupcake.

Rumble in the White Building

This past Saturday, Penn State's boxing club held its first home show of the season, with hopefully more to come. Boxers representing Penn State faced many opponents from many schools, including West Virginia University and the University of Maryland, as well as independent boxers from the Altoona boxing club. Most impressive were the women representing Penn State boxing. They came out of the corner swinging and did not let up for all three rounds, surely impressing everyone in attendance.

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