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Mar 22, 2019 12:55pm
By JOHN PATISHNOCK   UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Steven Gonzalez has already achieved some notable accomplishments during his Penn State football career. The senior offensive lineman has made 26 starts the last two years (29...
Mar 20, 2019 09:07am
Penn State commencement is drawing near, and there’s no better place to celebrate than Happy Valley. If you’ve got a Penn State graduation to attend in the coming months, now is the time to get busy planning your...
Mar 20, 2019 09:05am
In the mood for a little baseball? The mighty State College Spikes are embarking on a new season of ball, and if you’re planning to make it out to a game, you’re in luck. There’s no shortage of fun activities to partake...
Mar 14, 2019 09:24am
  Spring Break just came to a close and where will you find Penn State's best and brightest this past Sunday? Not returning to campus from Cancun or Cabo or Puerto Vallarta! Our student athletes — some of the best in...
Mar 13, 2019 09:48am
If you don’t already know, THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, raising millions of dollars every year in battle against childhood cancer, with a 46-hour dance marathon taking place the spring...
Mar 13, 2019 09:33am
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Athletics’ roaring success has continued into the spring, with the baseball team sporting a strong 9-3 record through the season’s first 12 games—the team’s best since 1980 (10-2). The...

Make a Weekend of the Travis Scott Concert

Weekends seem to be Happy Valley’s specialty: there are restaurants, events, venues and landmarks galore to help keep us lions entertained.

The Bryce Jordan Center, in particular, brings in acts from all over the country whether it be Elton John, Kevin Hart, The Weekend, you name it.

Penn State hoops set to host highly-ranked Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State hoops is set to host a top-ranked conference opponent in February, and there's one question looming over Happy Valley:

The Top 5 Arts Events to Check Out This Season

Happy Valley is known for its blue and white fever: the football games that enchant us, the tailgates that invigorate us and oh the glory of the Nittany Lion roar.

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The Spas and Gyms Your New Year’s Resolutions Would Love

We are well into 2019 now — and it no longer feels strange to write a nine at the end of the dateline instead of an eight.

The Right Way to Spend Your Upcoming Winter Weekends

There is nothing like venturing into downtown State College, and enjoying the exciting night life and entertainment under the twinkling lights of College Avenue. Walking out of the State Theatre after a scintillating performance and hearing the laughter and enjoyment spilling outside from The Corner Room and other venues is an experience unlike any other.

Plan the perfect Valentine's Day in State College

What’s that knocking on our door… February? Is that really you? 

Plan an ultimate hockey and wrestling weekend in Happy Valley

The football season gets a lot of hype with the tail gates, touchdowns and the Blue Band music while the We Are flags are waving down on the Beaver Stadium field.

As football fever winds down, the winter brings us lions new blessings like men’s hockey and men’s wrestling — sports that deserve the same amount of excitement.

This Year in Happy Valley: THON, Blue White Weekend, 4th Fest and more!

2019 is already in full swing — who would have ever thought? Time really flies…especially when there are fun events to add to your calendar! So, be sure to add these following adventures to your list!


Your Guide to THON Weekend as an Alumni

THON is ON this Feb. 15 to Feb. 17 — dates that honestly are around the corner. Penn State runs in our blood but “for the kids” is something that beats in our hearts, something that matters to students, families and alumni all over the country and world.

So, why not come on out that weekend and indulge in Happy Valley for everything it offers?

Whether it’s participating in the alumni challenge or eating a grilled sticky for old time’s sake, there is a way for every lion present and past to get involved this weekend!


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