Author: John Tecce

John is a senior in the Smeal College of Business majoring in Marketing. He currently serves as the President of the Paternoville Coordination Committee and as a THON Chair for Nittany Nation. He tweets a lot.

Nine Things You Don’t Know About The Lionettes

You see them break it down at Beaver Stadium or the BJC. You watch their hair flips and line kicks in awe. Now, get to know your Penn State Lionettes as they rapidly approach their biggest (and only) competition of the year.

2012 White Out T-Shirt Design Review

Well, kiddos, it’s that time of year again. Time to determine the design that will grace thousands of white t-shirts at Beaver Stadium, many of them suffering brutal mutilation beforehand courtesy of our school’s female population. Yes, I am actually endorsing something on the Collegian website, an extremely rare occurrence. However, I don’t want my student section looking like a bunch of tools, so I stress that you make voting for the 2012 White Out t-shirt design a priority before voting closes at 4 PM today. Here’s a look at this year’s designs, including which one I like best.

Senioritis: My Five Biggest Regrets (That I’m Willing To Write About)

As my final semester in Happy Valley hurtles to a close (slowww downnnn!), I can’t help but look back on the past four wonderful years and wonder what I could have done differently. While I try to preach and practice a “no regrets” mentality, I can’t say I wouldn’t change a few things if given the chance. With that in mind, here are five things I wish I would have done during my time at Penn State.

An Open Letter To Danny O’Brien

Former Maryland quarterback Danny O’Brien is shopping around for a place to call home, and Penn State appears to be among the favorites. Yesterday, O’Brien came to Penn State’s first spring practice and, whether because of cold or desire, wore a Penn State jacket. It only feels right to do our part as fans to help recruit him, so here’s my open letter to DOB.

Construction Drives Residents Crazy

Every morning at 7 AM, we wake up to this noise with our beds shaking and heads pounding. The consistent noise pollution has worn on residents of adjacent apartment buildings like Bryce Jordan Tower, Park Hill, The Phoenix, Hetzel Plaza, University Towers, and Garden House. We are the residents of eastern State College, and we are pissed.

Smeal Tops BusinessWeek Employer Rankings (Again)

For the second straight year, Penn State’s Smeal College of Business took the top spot in the employer portion of BusinessWeek’s Best Undergraduate Business Schools rankings. Find out how Smeal stacked up against the best of the state, Big Ten, and country in this year’s rankings.

UPUA, Show Us That You Won’t Forget About Sexual Violence

One in four college women report surviving rape or attempted rape since the age of 14. Yes, one in four. Think about how often you see a group of four or more girls laying out in East Quad, eating together at the HUB, or waiting in line at Indigo. Next time you do, keep in […]