Utilizing the tools of the internet has been an increasingly important part of helping incoming Penn State freshmen find like-minded Nittany Lions. But amid the coronavirus pandemic, it's their only option.
Every year, The Daily Collegian’s editor-in-chief writes a column to the incoming freshman class as a part of the Collegian’s New Student Orientation content.
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In the fall, Penn State can be an exciting place for both returning and new students. Moving in, meeting new friends and starting new classes on a campus filled with spirit are just a few of the highlights you can expect.
New Student Orientation has been added to the list of events that will now take place online — and several incoming Penn State students are skeptical about how it will go.
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Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Penn State students are attending Zoom University through at least the summer semester.
When things are operating normally, there’s always some type of sport going on in Happy Valley.
Penn State’s New Student Orientation is a lot like the first day of school. You’re kind of excited, until you realize you’ll just be sitting in a classroom most of the time hearing basic, introductory information you most likely could figure out for yourself.
The first thing that comes to mind for just about every student when you talk about Penn State sports is football.
As I refreshed my freshman Penn State e-living account and saw my assignment to Pollock Halls displayed across my phone’s screen, I thought to myself, “well, this sucks.”
I want to confront everyone who gave me advice on which college path to take.
When I think back to the start of the fall semester, it seems so surreal to picture how new everything felt.
Imagine this: it is your first semester at Penn State’s University Park campus, but not your first semester of college. It’s not even your first semester “at Penn State,” so to speak.
The sports experience goes beyond watching games play out for many Penn State students.
There’s always a lot going on at Penn State, but you already know that.
As prospective first year students decide where they want to live, it is the best time to take a look at the benefits and disadvantages of housing on campus.
Although Penn State’s dining halls are best known for unlimited Berkey Creamery ice cream, a sufficient lunch or dinner should typically be consumed prior to dessert.
As many incoming freshmen adjust to Penn State, they might hear Penn State names they aren't completely familiar with.
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Once upon a time, students attended the Farmers’ High School of Pennsylvania, where they repped pink and black and praised their mascot, a mule.
New Student Orientation is the first real taste of Penn State that most incoming freshmen get.