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Post-Grad Life: NUTmobile Edition
Colin Lester graduated Penn State as a public relations major last May. Since then, he’s been on the ride of his life- with the Planters NUTmobile! He travels the country in a large peanut shaped vehicle, stopping and making media appearances. The job lasts for one year and he gets to travel with two other […]
Major Change isn’t such a Major Change
I came into college knowing I had absolutely everything planned out. I was going to graduate in 4 years (or less) with a degree in Advertising and a minor or two. I’d move on to work an amazing job right after graduation. My freshman year consisted of almost all communications classes sprinkled by a couple […]
Having Your Voice Heard at Penn State
With the presidential election season winding down, you might find yourself wondering, “How can I make my voice heard on a college level?” Luckily for you, Penn State has a ton of ways to express both your political, social, and academic interests! If you’re looking for ways to better the campus community during your future […]

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Pride Week at Penn State
Happy Pride Week! Pride Week is a whole week at Penn State dedicated to celebrating and creating awareness about the LGBTQA community. It is organized by the school’s LGBTQA Student Resource Center. This year’s Pride Week includes a HUB takeover, rally at Old Main, and a pride march. Special guest Angelica Ross, a transgender actress […]
Off-Campus Life
You hear a lot about what life is like on the University Park campus, but I’m sure you might be wondering about what it’s like off campus too. “Penn State is in the middle of nowhere” is a phrase that I used to hear all of the time coming from a town right by New York […]
Don’t Be Stressed About Finding a Roommate
So now that you’ve been accepted, hopefully attended one of our accepted student programs, and went home to click the big red button to accept your offer; it’s time to start thinking about housing. If you’re unaware, you are required to live on campus as a freshman. Whether you request to live in East, Pollock, […]

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Pride Week at Penn State
Happy Pride Week! Pride Week is a whole week at Penn State dedicated to celebrating and creating awareness about the LGBTQA community. It is organized by the school’s LGBTQA Student Resource Center. This year’s Pride Week includes a HUB takeover, rally at Old Main, and a pride march. Special guest Angelica Ross, a transgender actress […]
My Penn State Decision
My name is Lauren Goodyear and I’m a junior public relations and psychology double major, and am involved in lots of clubs and organizations on campus. I’m mainly involved with The Penn State Thespians and No Refund Theatre. I am also a writer for Her Campus Penn State. I’ve been really involved with THON the […]
Let’s Chat! Well, Snapchat.
So I’m pretty sure that almost every person in America between the ages of 16 — 24 uses Snapchat in some way. I’m not gonna lie, its kind of a big deal here also. I can remember when Snapchat was just starting to become mainstream. It was my freshman year of college and I had […]