Here's our running list of cancellations caused by Hurricane Sandy today.
Megabus trips canceled
Megabus services have canceled trips from New York to State College to Pittsburgh, as well as from Philadelphia to Harrisburg to State College for Monday, Oct. 29, Amanda Byers, account manager for Megabus, wrote in an email Monday afternoon.
Trips from State College to Pittsburgh and from Harrisburg to State College departing before noon tomorrow are canceled. Customers who were scheduled on these trips will be able to reschedule or receive a refund, according to the Megabus website.
Upright Citizens Brigade postponed
The Upright Citizens Brigade Tour Company, originally scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday night in Heritage Hall, has been postponed due to impending weather conditions, according to Megan Mansell of Penn State’s Student Programming Association.
The sketch and improv comedy group based in New York City and Los Angeles is known for showcasing top comedians of the nation, like “Parks and Recreation’s” Amy Poehler and “30 Rock’s” Jack McBrayer.
"What's at Stake?" voting forum
The last segment of Penn State’s “What’s at Stake?” voting forums, which was supposed to be held Monday night, will be canceled due to the weather.
Laura Brown, senior undergraduate studies adviser and member of the PSU Votes initiative, said it was in the best interest of the safety of everyone to not hold the forum.
She said Richard Alley, a geo-science professor, and Edward Klevans, a nuclear engineering professor, were supposed to speak about the upcoming environmental issues and the platforms on which the presidential candidates were running.
Brown said it was unlikely the event would be rescheduled, but said she was going to try and put the PowerPoint that was supposed to be shown on the website. www.votes.psu.edu.
CATA to run as usual
Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) buses for campus and community service will continue to run as usual during Hurricane Sandy, according to the CATA office as of mid-day Monday.
Any changes in bus scheduling or routes will be posted on their website, catabus.com. In case of emergency, standard operation plans are in place and will be implemented as usual.
Men's soccer canceled
Due to current and expected conditions brought to the Tri-State region by Hurricane Sandy, the Penn State men’s soccer game at Penn that was scheduled for Wednesday night has been canceled.
The match will not be rescheduled for this season, but instead will be added to the teams’ 2013 slate.The Nittany Lions will finish the 2012 regular season with a 9-4-3 overall record, and a 3-1-2 posting in conference play.
The Lions will now have more than a week to prepare for the Big Ten tournament. The tournament will begin on Nov. 7 and is hosted by Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., which is expected to be out of Sandy’s reach.
State Theatre haunted house tour to occur Wednesday only
The State Theatre is bringing a theatrical twist to the classic haunted house. The Haunted Theatre Ghost Tour was originally scheduled for tonight, Tuesday night and Wednesday night, but due to the inclement weather, Executive Director Richard Biever said the event will only occur on Wednesday Oct. 31 from 6:30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m.
Its website released the statement: "Due to Hurricane Sandy, The Haunted Theatre is CANCELLED [sic] for Monday and Tuesday. The Haunted Theatre will still be open Wednesday, October 31st!" Admission to the event is $8.
Springsteen still set to perform
As of right now, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are still set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday Nov. 1 at the Bryce Jordan Center as part of the Wrecking Ball Tour.
BJC Director of Marketing and Sales Bernie Punt wrote in an email "As of right now–– we are a GO!"
Pretty Lights BJC appearance postponed
The Pretty Lights concert, featuring opening acts Krewella, Baauer and RL Grime which was set to take place Tuesday night at the Bryce Jordan Center has been postponed, much like many other events on campus because of Hurricane Sandy.
The BJC issued an update about the status of the concert early Monday afternoon just as classes on campus were being canceled.
Bernie Punt, BJC director of marketing and sales, said the postponing of the event was to maintain the safety of everyone, including the BJC, promoter and Pretty Lights.
As of now the rescheduled concert date has not been confirmed. All concert tickets will be honored for the new date.