Why 46 Hours? | THON 2017

Why 46 Hours? | THON 2017

[ This post was originally posted on February 22, 2017 at ValleyMagazinePSU.com.] This past weekend, Penn Staters raised $10,045,478.44 for the kids! Though feet were sore and eyes were droopy, the celebration ensued. Though the weekend is over, Valley still has some questions. One question in particular is why THON is 46 hours. As it turns out, THON wasn’t always the … Continue reading

An Ode to Heartbreak

An Ode to Heartbreak

No matter how big or small you are, blonde hair or brunette, GDI or otherwise, you will get your heart broken. Not even just broken; it will be smashed, torn, crumpled, chewed up, and spit out. Continue reading

12 Things You Should Never Put In the Dishwasher

12 Things You Should Never Put In the Dishwasher

[Originally published here at SpoonUniversity.com on August 6, 2015] By now you already know the secrets of cooking dinner in your dishwasher, but what about the after-meal clean up? Did your mom know what she was talking about when she said not to throw everything into that time-saving machine? Actually, she was. Read this list and weep – then never make … Continue reading

6 Dangerous Fad Diets That Are Trending Right Now

6 Dangerous Fad Diets That Are Trending Right Now

[Originally published here at SpoonUniversity.com on June 22, 2015] We’ve all heard of fad diets: the Hollywood Diet, the Mediterranean Diet, Atkins, Paleo, etc. etc. – the list can go on forever. But I bet you haven’t heard of the Cookie Diet or the Red Bull Diet, probably because while they help you lose weight, they’re also … Continue reading

State College hosts its biggest Global Entrepreneurship Week yet

State College hosts its biggest Global Entrepreneurship Week yet

[Originally published here at PABusinessCentral.com on November 18, 2016] State College, PA – Penn State kicked off its annual Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) on Sunday, Nov. 13. The five-day event series is meant to celebrate entrepreneurship and engage Penn State students as well as faculty, staff and other members of the community in workshops, presentations … Continue reading

Your Happy Valley Winter Wardrobe Guide

Your Happy Valley Winter Wardrobe Guide

[Originally published here at ValleyMagazinePSU.com on November 30, 2015] Saying that Happy Valley is a beautiful place to live doesn’t even cover the half of it. If you have yet to notice, the weather here can be kind of erratic, and, above all, the winters can be more cruel than your Math 110 professor during finals … Continue reading

Over the rainbow: Remembering Olivia Lynch

Over the rainbow: Remembering Olivia Lynch

[Originally published here at TheTab.com on December 3, 2015] Students throughout the THON and Penn State community gathered at the HUB Lawn gazebo on the night of December 3rd, 2015 to mourn the loss of Olivia Lynch. Olivia passed away on Tuesday night after battling brain cancer for more than a year. Olivia Lynch was … Continue reading