Friday Night Lights: Should we Fear the Turtle?

Nittany Nation, let’s all take a collective deep breath. Penn State is 3-0 after squeaking out a win over arch-rivals Pitt by a score of 17-10. The game itself was an uneasy one, with the supposedly inferior Panthers going toe-to-toe with the Nittany Lions for all 48 minutes. But, in…

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Women’s Tennis Snaps Skid, Beats Division II Frostburg 5-4

FROSTBURG, Md. – Penn State Altoona women’s tennis ended its three-match losing streak on Wednesday night, when the Lady Lions posted a 5-4 win over Division II opponent Frostburg State University. Penn State Altoona (2-5) started the match by winning two out of three doubles matches. In No. 1 doubles,…


Simple Ways to Help Alleviate Stress

When summer comes to an end and students realize they are, once again, face to face with the responsibilities of being a college student, it’s normal to become overwhelmed. There will, undoubtedly, be a number of new responsibilities in the weeks to come. Costly textbooks will need to be ordered,…



Stuck on campus without a car? Take Amtran!

If this is your first year in Altoona you may still be learning about all the fun things this town has to offer. One thing about Altoona, despite it being a relatively small town, is that it still offers a fully functioning bus service called Amtran. Amtran runs throughout Altoona,…