Author: Lee Lawver
The lights disappear over the small theater’s audience, every seat filled, and are replaced by glaring bulbs on stage. It’s the moment where a room full of strangers come together to suspend disbelief and fall away into a performance that seems entirely real. On this night, the show is Radio Golf.
The huge campus and thousands of unfamiliar faces often leaves newcomers to University Park feeling overwhelmed. However, the Fresh START Day of Service held last Saturday allows freshman, international students and transfer students to ease into the transition of making friends and becoming familiar with the area while also giving back to the community through volunteer work.
There are two sides to every story, and when it comes to fraternities you most likely either love them or hate them. Those who join tend to find that the fraternity greatly improves their college experience, while those who avoid fraternities usually believe they’re much better off. Yet, as the saying goes, don’t knock it ’til you try it; you can’t know what to believe until you see it for yourself. And this week’s your opportunity.
After winning five of their last six games, the Nittany Lions have lost four in a row. Two of the losses came against number one ranked Michigan, while Penn State fell two more times to Longwood. To make matters worse, the women will have to dwell on their losses just a little bit longer, as today’s doubleheader against Ohio State has been postponed until May 11 due to weather.
Have you ever gone an entire day without judging someone? Chances are you haven’t, because judging people is ingrained in our minds. However, a challenge will be posed to all of us this Friday: Refrain from judgement until the day’s end.
As college students, we can attest to the fact that the world seems to be getting increasingly competitive, decreasing our chances of success in future endeavors. A good attitude and hard work can take you a long way, but a little help mixed into the equation could make all the difference.
Pennsylvania Senate Bill #1, the Opportunity Scholarship Act, has the potential to be that helping hand for children inside the state, and the PSU College Republicans are holding a forum tonight to discuss what the future could hold with this bill.
After a disappointing week with three straight losses, the softball team came back with something to prove. They’ve gone 5-1 since last Wednesday, including four straight wins in their series’ against Kent State and Buffalo.