Category Archives: Student Life

Congratulations Penn State Class of 2019!

Ace high school finals, check. Last day of high school – EVER, check. Cap and gown, check. Friends and family cheering when crossing the graduation stage, check. High school diploma, check. Get pumped for Penn State, double triple check. YOU … Continue reading

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Plan Your Blue-White Weekend!

Come spend April 17-19 at Penn State, just don’t forget to wear your blue and white, because it’s BLUE-WHITE WEEKEND! Blue-White Weekend, an annual Penn State celebration centered on Penn State football’s Blue-White Game presented by AAA, will be held … Continue reading

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Intern Post: THON 101

Penn State’s Dance Marathon, better known as THON, is just a few days away! This weekend, thousands of students will fill the Bryce Jordan Center to spend 46 hours on their feet in support of pediatric cancer research through the … Continue reading

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As we get closer to the November 30 application filing date, you may be wondering what it’s like to be a current Penn State student. We are asking our social media interns to show you just that in the coming … Continue reading

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Nittanyville: Roughing it for Dear Old State

This is no ordinary campground. There’s a grounds crew that monitors trash pickups. High-profile guests—the trumpet section from the Penn State Blue Band, the Penn State cheerleaders, coaches from several Penn State teams—give advance notice that they’ll be stopping by. … Continue reading

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What does a day in the life of Penn State look like? We’re hoping you can help us tell that story to the world. Beginning at 7:32 a.m. EDT (sunrise) on Thursday, the University is showcasing 24 hours in the … Continue reading

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Fall Teams Off to a Successful Start

Cheering on the Nittany Lions is one of the best parts of the fall in State College … and there is no shortage of successful teams to support! Our student-athletes are off to a great start this fall – here … Continue reading

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Feeling right at home: Alumni, students ready for Penn State Homecoming 2014

When chicken wire and tissue paper are in demand around State College, it can only mean one thing: It’s time for Penn State Homecoming. All that wire and paper is put to good use by dozens of student organizations creating … Continue reading

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Color Run invades University Park

The race known as the “Happiest 5k on the Planet” was held over the weekend and turned the streets of campus into a rainbow of colors filled with thousands of runners. With Penn State recently named one of the fittest … Continue reading

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Music at Penn State

It’s no secret that State College is not exactly a bustling metropolis. Being nestled in farm country can be a shock for students used to having something like the King of Prussia mall down the street. But what this area … Continue reading

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