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UNIVERSITY PARK – It’s a rare weekend in Happy Valley. Every single sports team – yes, every single one – is on the road. Hoping to check out men’s volleyball? Sorry, they’re in Hawaii. How about softball? Nope. They’re in Texas. You can scour the schedule, but you won’t find a single Penn State team home this weekend. From men’s lacrosse to women’s gymnastics, they’re all on the road.... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK — The beloved film Dirty Dancing has been an ultimate classic for people worldwide for the past 30 years, and now the story can be experienced like never before. The live musical production “Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage” comes to Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 22 — and you can absolutely expect to have the time of your life... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Sometimes, this life hands us the opportunity to make a difference, to support a cause, to make a change — and for someone other than ourselves. Sometimes, a Celebrity Softball Tournament is all it takes to do that. David’s Dreamers, a team that walks to end Alzheimer’s, will be hosting a charity softball tournament to raise money for Alzheimer’s awareness. Mike Mister... MORE
STATE COLLEGE — Some people eat dinner for breakfast or breakfast for dinner and some simply argue lunch is the greatest thing since sliced bread. In this way, brunch can get shoved under the table — literally and metaphorically — when it comes to people’s favorite meal of the day. Yet, brunch has the beauty of combining breakfast and lunch: a two-in-one meal and deal. Happy... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – It’s another big weekend in Happy Valley. As we flip the calendar to March – yes March! – Penn State heads on its spring break. But don’t fret. If you’re hanging around Happy Valley, there is still plenty to do. Let’s take a look at some of the weekend highlights: THURSDAY, MARCH 1 Happy Valley Improv – Happy Valley Improv is State College’s premier improv group.... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Things are looking good for the Penn State men’s basketball team. Sure, the Nittany Lions have dropped three consecutive games, but they are still the No. 7 seed in the Big Ten Tournament, which begins today at historic Madison Square Garden in New York City. Penn State will face Northwestern at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday night. If the Nittany Lions can get past No. 10 seed... MORE
It has taken me a while to actually sit down and reflect on dancing in THON. It's something so hard to put into a few words and something that I will never forget. I'm still in disbelief that the weekend went by as quickly as it approached. I'm left humbled and honored that I was able to dance. It didn't actually hit me that I was dancing until I sat amongst the 706 other dancers right before... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Looking for a family-friendly event to take the kids to this weekend? Well, you’re in luck. The State College Spikes will once again play host to SpikesFest. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 4 at the Penn State Indoor Multi-Sport Facility, which is located adjacent to the Bryce Jordan Center. What is SpikesFest? Well, it’s a giant indoor... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK — Registration will open in late February for We Are Weekend, the Alumni Association’s premier summer event that’s scheduled for June 1-3. A variety of events are planned for We Are Weekend, including:  College of Health and Human Development-hosted events Sign up for an alumni cooking class that will focus on eating a delicious, healthy dinner. Taking place in... MORE
STATE COLLEGE — In downtown State College, beyond the constant hustle and bustle of Penn State fans, there’s also an abundance of places to keep your cravings at bay. From College to Beaver Ave. and beyond, here are a few of our favorites. For brunch on the weekends, head to The Deli & Z Bar. Every Sunday, enjoy live jazz brunch in the hippo room. If brunch isn’t your thing, you can... MORE


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