Author: Maddy Pryor

I'm a 2013 Penn State alum with a B. A. in Public Relations as well as minors in History and Communications Arts and Sciences. I am proudly from Neptune, NJ and talk about it at any opportunity possible. I love college basketball and am a big fan of Penn State Basketball, as well as their official student section, Nittany Nation. I'm a big supporter of Relay For Life of Penn State as well as THON and Coaches vs. Cancer.

Coach Herb Hand Visits THON for the First Time

After football coach Herb Hand posted a Vine of his first view of THON, we just had to know what his thoughts were.

If You THON It, You Should Put A Ring On It

As most of us are listening to the line dance, one THON dancer is now hearing wedding bells.

Club Croquet Wins THON’s Got Talent 2014

Once again, THON’s Got Talent came to the Bryce Jordan Center to spread the musical prowess of some of the best THON volunteers. Three participants sang, played instruments, and dropped beats to win over the hearts of voters throughout the BJC.

THON’s Wristband System Working Seamlessly So Far

With so many issues getting spectators in and out of the BJC in recent years, for 2014, THON has implemented a new wristband system. Each person entering the Bryce Jordan Center, including Captains and committee members, is required to have a wristband.

Brandon Ream Loses Battle With Cancer

After years of courageously battling cancer, former Penn State Football player and State College native Brandon Ream has lost his fight.

You Can, And Should, Go To CAPS If You Need It

I wanted to write about the availability of CAPS during this Mental Health Awareness week because it is so important. The services they provide can save you from so much stress, anxiety, frustration, sadness, and a multitude of other problems. They did just that for me, and I hope, if necessary, they can do the same for you.

Maggie Lucas Added To Player of the Year Watch List

Senior Lady Lion Maggie Lucas has unsurprisingly been added to the pre-season Wade Watch list for the Women’s Basketball Coach Association (WBCA) Player of the Year, an award that is also known as the “Heisman of Women’s Basketball.”