College in itself is already an anxious time that takes a toll on the mental health of students. But when coupled with rising tuition prices, isolation from the pandemic and toxic productivity, said mental health has marred worse than ever.
Following an upset over No. 12 Wisconsin, Penn State football will return to Beaver Stadium at full capacity this Saturday — the first time since Nov. 30, 2019 — where it will play host to Ball State.
After a proposal for creation amid protests across the country in June 2020, the State College Borough Council voted unanimously in favor of establishing the Community Oversight Board on Aug. 16.
Following a summer of letters and rallies demanding a vaccine mandate at Penn State, the fall semester was ushered in with a “Zoom-In” protest held by faculty members. The protests occurred on the first two days of classes, with approximately 270 people taking part in the event.
Nonprofit organizations serve as a necessary middleman between the local government and businesses: They essentially provide what these two entities naturally are unable to due to the nature of each. The Downtown State College Improvement District is a prime example of a nonprofit successful…
Penn State announced during Tuesday’s town hall a plethora of actions — or rather inactions — it plans to take regarding coronavirus protocols for the fall semester.
2021 brought a hint of light after what could be otherwise noted as one of the darkest years for many thus far. The beginning of the year was still riddled with mask mandates and social distancing regulations.
Waking up early, fingertips tingling with anticipation, squinting through tired eyes to look at a computer screen, counting down the seconds to enter the waiting room, watching the number slowly count down while over 2,000 people wait in line ahead, finally reaching the ticket checkout, secu…
With Penn State conducting a lengthy search for President Eric Barron’s successor and planning a post-pandemic return to in-person classes this fall, it’s easy to wonder where university-wide procedures and decisions originate.
Cheering at football games, sitting in the crowded Forum Building, trekking up Shortlidge to make it to an exam, laughing with friends on the patio of Cafe 210 West — all of which essentially disappeared over the past year. Instead, the coronavirus transformed State College into a much calme…
After the coronavirus pandemic brought the spring 2020 semester not to a halt but, rather, to unprecedented territory, the internet at Penn State transformed from an assistant to learning into the main tool utilized in academia.
When he announced he was gay via Instagram, former Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib made history as the first openly gay player on an active NFL roster.
The State College Borough Council recognized Juneteenth as a holiday at its June 7 meeting and proclaimed “Juneteenth Freedom Day” a day for celebration.
A new fast-food chain restaurant is planning to nestle itself in the midst of the bustling downtown area of State College — home to a plethora of local businesses, some having roots thick with Penn State pride.
On April 22, Pennsylvania Rep. Scott Conklin provided glad tidings to skaters and extreme bikers across State College. That is, the municipality will receive $250,000 in funding to build a new skate park, open to the public and allowed to be used by all.
Last month, the University Park Undergraduate Association decided to approve Resolution #56-15, setting forth a bold demand — Penn State's divestment from the fossil fuel industry in all its smog-tainted glory.
The arc of justice for student-athletes is bending toward greater rights and recognition, and Florida State University just provided a much needed push in the right direction.
Penn State's lack of transparency regarding the rising number of coronavirus on campus should leave us all flustered.