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Katie Moats

Katie Moats is a junior majoring in English, and although she says she's from Chicago, she could spit and it would hit Wisconsin. One time she studied abroad for about a minute and decided to get an entire tattoo on her body about it. If you like seeing Penn State-themed retweets and other stupid memes, you can follow her @k_moats24 on Twitter.


Let History Repeat Itself: A Look Back At The 2017 White Out

With the 2019 White Out coming up against Michigan, relive the last time the Wolverines came to Happy Valley during White Out conditions.

Student Life

Hammocking Returns To Campus With Designated East Hall Groves

When hammocks were banned on campus last April, it seemed as though Penn States tree-swinging days were over. But with the installation of new hammock groves near East Halls, it appears that hammocks are here to stay.

Student Life

Throwback Thrifty: Instagram Account Joe Pa’s Closet And The Penn State Vintage Craze

Penn State senior Zac Cowell's passion for vintage clothing inspired him to create Joe Pa's Closet, an Instagram account that he uses to sell vintage Penn State pieces to more than 7,000 followers.


An Open Letter To The Noon Game

These were the best of times, and they were the worst of times. Mostly the worst of times, though.

Student Life

Stay Strapped: Reconsidering Penn State’s Hammock Ban

While we all love the trees, there might be some more eco-friendly alternatives to this hammock ban that don’t involve keeping our campus slackline free.


A Brief History Of Penn State’s Chippy ‘Rivalry’ Moments With Maryland

Even if a long history of Penn State wins haven't backed up claims of a rivalry between the Nittany Lions and Maryland, their meetings feature all the emotion, missed handshakes, and late hits of the sport world's greatest rivalries.

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