The Pennsylvania College of Technology held their third annual Wildcat Comic Con Saturday, Sept. 28. The event was attended by vendors and artists selling everything from retro Nintendo 64 games to hand drawn prints. In addition there was video game testing, face painting, and caricature drawings.
Generally, Libras are very concerned with their relationships with others. They seek harmony with their peers and can sometimes be stressed out when there is fighting among their friends and families. Their desire for balance is typically represented by their symbol of the scale.
Sept 25 in the Hall of Flags, The Black Student Union and The Sophisticated Ladies are hosting an event. The clubs are coming together to host a debate that is prominent in the African-American community. The debate entitled, “50 Shades of Black,” will address the issue of light skin versus dark skin.
You know what really ruffles my feathers? Being busy all of the time. Freshmen, you can turn away for this one, because until you’ve felt the wrath of a 300-level and up workload, you cannot relate to today’s column. This semester alone has been a roller coaster and it’s only week five.
Week four of the college football season saw some key matchups, two upsets and a bunch of predictable wins. The key matchups began on Thursday as No. 5 Auburn defeated No. 20 Kansas State 20-14 on the road. Nick Marshall threw for 231 yards and two touchdowns in the win. Marshall also rushed for 46 yards.
Season two of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” premiered Tuesday night on ABC. The show started off with an amazing scene from the 1940’s starring the fabulous Peggy Carter and the Howling Commandos that immediately drew in the audience. The finale left S.H.I.E.L.D. broken and reborn under the new director, Phil Coulson . . .
Come on down to the Sloan Fine Art building Monday, Sept. 29 at 6pm to see the opening of the new art show that will be on display in the art gallery. The paintings that are going to be on display are done by visiting artist, Joshua Willis, of Brooklyn, N.Y.. On Monday you will be able to hear him talk about the inspiration for his paintings.
From Chicago, Illinois, the use-to-be-punk-rock and now pop rock band, “Fall Out Boy,” released a new single entitled “Centuries” on September 9th. Pete Wentz, the bass player and spokesperson for the band stated in an interview, “We’re writing. . .”
One by one, candles began to flicker as dozens of students gathered for a vigil in front of Raub Hall to honor and celebrate the life of the late Daye-Shawn “New York” Bailey. Bailey, born on September 19, 1994 in Brooklyn, New York, passed away on July 2, 2014 at the age of 19. He was the loving son of Vernon Bailey and Antonia Lester, who he leaves behind.
Did you go out and support the pep rally Friday? Well if not check out some of these photos of the event which included dancing, cheering and amazing speeches. Photos courtesy of Stu Wells.
It’s that time of year again – sexual assault season. Otherwise known as the Red Zone, the period between the start of a college year up until Thanksgiving break tends to have the highest rates of sexual assault on college campuses, according to studies by the Journal of American College Health, the Department of Justice and others.
Thousands celebrated health, happiness and individuality last weekend at The Color Run on Penn State’s campus Sunday morning. Starting at nine am, waves of participants entered the course every 15 minutes. Runners and walkers were both doused with colored corn starch every kilometer throughout the 5k. By the end, yellow, purple, pink, and blue coated the athletes, volunteers and the landscape.
Recently, big news arrived on the campus known as Happy Valley leading students and fans alike to crowd the streets and celebrate. The NCAA announced the elimination of the on-the-field sanctions for the Penn State football program, given to them due to the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. These sanctions included eliminating the postseason ban and reinstating scholarships.
This Tuesday, the Latino Student Association (LSA) hosted award-winning American slam poet Joaquin Zihuatanejo. Zihuatanejo competed in the 2004 National Poetry Slam, as well as starring on HBO’s Def Poetry in 2005. Zihuatanejo’s poems give insight into his experiences as a public school teacher, a father, a son and a Mexican-American man growing up in Texas. Zihuatanejo’s capturing performance echoed through Ulmer Planetarium.
LHU hosted its third annual Constitution day, which allowed students from two Political Science classes to create posters relating how the constitution worked in their everyday lives. The posters, created by the Public Administrations class and Political Parties and Elections class, featured topics like the role of the ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms), the election of the Vice President and others.