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.

Old State to Sell “Whiteout Cancer” Shirts to Support #TeamKayla

A few weeks ago, we wrote about Penn Stater Kayla Nakonechni who is battling cancer just months after she danced in THON 2013. You can help raise funds for her cause by buying a “Whiteout Cancer” t-shirt at Old State.

Virtual Hope Express Raises Money FTK

This weekend, Penn Staters around the globe can start the awareness and fundraising for THON a little early with the 2nd Annual Virtual Hope Express.

Ron Swanson, Red Meat, and Romantic Love

Nick Offerman, aka Ron Swanson, spoke about exactly what you’d expect him to on Friday night in Eisenhower Auditorium: eating red meat and making romantic love.

Kayla Nakonechni: Life is Tough, But She’s Tougher

On the outside, Kayla Nakonechni is your typical Penn Stater. She camps at Nittanyville, studies biology, and danced in THON last year. On the inside, though, she’s fighting the battle of her life.

You Can Help Design the First Ever THON Mosaic

Calling all artists: THON and the Dance Marathon Alumni Interest Group need your help designing the first ever THON mosaic to be displayed on Penn State’s campus.

B1G Schedule Released For Women’s Basketball

After it was announced that they would be featured during ESPN’s “Big Monday,” the Lady Lions have released their Big Ten conference schedule.

How To Deal With The Ultimate Post-Grad Problem

You graduated in May. You moved out over the summer, piece-by-piece. You cried. Now it’s time for everyone else to move back. They’ll be at “your” bars, apartments, and favorite study spots. Well, I’m here to tell you how I’m dealing with these same exact struggles in the hopes that we can all deal with the ultimate post-grad problem: not moving back to State College for the first time in four years.

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