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Cinco de Mayo: Best Spots for Margaritas, Tacos and Celebrations

Nations’ histories across the world deserve to be celebrated — and often with good drinks and fabulous food in both hands.

Cinco de Mayo is just days away, a holiday that represents the Mexicans Army’s victory over the French empire in the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862.

State College is raring to give this holiday the hype it deserves, whether it be through their authentic Mexican cuisine, original dishes or tasty margaritas.

Check out all the ways you can join the celebration!

 

Yallah Burrito Co.

Graduation Week: 10 Notable Penn State Alums

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night might as well have been talking about those who graduate Penn State University.

Being a Nittany Lion isn’t just about the roar — it’s about who “We Are.”

Top Wedding Venues in State College

Selecting a wedding venue is one of the very first steps in planning your big day. For some couples, choosing the ideal location is easy, but for many others, the options can be overwhelming. Whatever your vision for your wedding day, Happy Valley is home to some of the most stunning and romantic venues available.

A Guide to Easter in Happy Valley

Spring is here, which means Easter is right around the corner! Happily, there are plenty of opportunities to find eggs, treats and spring fun all around Happy Valley, if you know where to look. Here are our picks for your can’t-miss Easter events!

Celebrate Spring at Mayfest

Blue-White highlights

Penn State football closed out spring practice with the annual Blue-White game at Beaver Stadium. Check out the sights from a memorable day in Happy Valley. 

Blue-White alma mater

The Nittany Lions close out the Blue-White game and spring practice with singing the alma mater. The Blue team topped the white 24-7. 

Blue-White team arrival

James Franklin and the Nittany Lions arrive at Beaver Stadium for the 2019 Blue-White game. The annual scrimmage fell on one of the nicest days of the year, and a tremendous crowd greeted the team at the stadium. 

Blue-White Autograph Session Information

Nittany Lions will be available for autographs at the Beaver Stadium gates from 12:15-1

Spend all day at Blue-White and Plan ahead for 2019 (and save)

By JOHN PATISHNOCK

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