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Feb 7, 2017

Penn State Chapter Of Beta Theta Pi Suspended Following The Death Of Pledge Tim Piazza

An ambulance was reportedly not called until nearly 12 hours after the sophomore pledge fell down a set of stairs.

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Feb 23, 2016

14 Reasons Penn State Is So Obsessed With THON

THON just so happens to be the largest student-run philanthropy in the world.

Jul 20, 2015

Penn State Student Dies After Fall From Balcony During Study Abroad Program

"We send heartfelt sympathies to all whose lives were touched by Lauren."

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Aug 26, 2013

Calling All Penn State Students: We’re Looking for a Campus Rep!

As a rep, you'll be the face of CollegeCandy on the Penn State campus. You're our eyes and ears into PSU student life, and we'll send you swag to share with friends and keep for yourself!

Jul 16, 2012

Olympic Uniform Scandal, Shark Attacks, “That Gotye Song,” and More! [Current Events Cheat Sheet]

Still hiding under your bed after Friday the 13th? Here's what you missed in the last week.

Jan 22, 2012

Football Legend Joe Paterno Dies At 85

This morning, Joe Paterno was pronounced dead at the age of 85 after losing his battle with lung cancer. He was in the hospital since January 13th, and reports yesterday were swirling that he was in serious condition.

Nov 10, 2011

Happy Valley is No Longer Happy: A Penn State Alum Speaks Out

Disgust.I can not think of another word to describe the constant gut-wrenching feeling I have had in the pit of my stomach since Saturday morning when the alleged sexual assault case involving former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky became national news.

Nov 10, 2011

Joe Paterno Is NOT A Victim

When news that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was a serial child molester and rapist broke, I was utterly disgusted. The fact that several children had been mercilessly violated by an authority figure in their lives is truly heartbreaking.

Aug 2, 2010

The Truth Behind Party-School Rankings

For many college students, going to a top-rated party school is an honor and a bragging right. Princeton Review, the granddaddy of all rankings, announced today that the University of Georgia is this year's top party school in the country.

Jun 29, 2010

Candy Dish: Who Plagiarizes a College Essay?

Penn State applicants do, that's who. • Why are humans so damn irresistible to vampires? • I don't think Lilo's SCRAM bracelet is working... • Who's excited for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows!?Angelina Jolie opens up a bit, looks gorgeous. • 9 easy ways to save a little cashola.

May 17, 2010

Singin’ The Graduation Blues

Four years ago, I started the crazy journey that is college. Though it doesn't seem like four years ago; the entire experience flew by. It felt like just yesterday that I stepped foot onto Penn State’s main campus and now I’m packing up my apartment and heading off into some crazy unknown direction, also known as the casa de mama and papa.

Mar 26, 2010

Duke It Out: Birthday Shots

This week, the last bar in State College (that’s the town where the main campus of Penn State is – the name confused me for a while too) to hold out on the 21st birthday tradition of doing way too many shots decided to amend it’s stance and stop serving shots to new 21 year-olds. All of the bars in State College now abide by this policy – you can still get beer or mixed drinks, just no shots...

Feb 20, 2010

Penn State Dances for Money (In a Good Way!)

Yesterday marked the beginning of the 48-hour Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, more commonly known as THON. Impressively, THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world. It's a fundraiser whose fight is solely to conquer pediatric cancer.

Aug 5, 2009

Candy Dish: What Happened to Cabbage Patch Kids?

• A breastfeeding baby doll? Ew. • What does Lauren Conrad know about modeling? • Tim Tebow. Muscles. Sweat. Droooool. • Oklahoma really likes Angelina Jolie. • Is Penn State really the best party school? • Lay off the spray tan, Channing Tatum.

Dec 8, 2008

Love Your School? Now You Can Smell Like It, Too.

I love Fordham. L-o-v-e it. I’ve got my school t-shirt and my string bag and, yes, that might have been...

Dec 2, 2008

Candy Dish: Kim Kardashian is More Than a Big Booty

Kim Kardashian a UN Ambassador!? Divorce rates aren’t as high as we all thought. Hooray! I think this might be...

Aug 9, 2008

Student Debts are About to Get Deeper

Our economy is crumbling, and things just got worse for Bachelors degree-hopefuls, especially those in Massachusetts. Last year, the Massachusetts...

Nov 30, 2007

Cookies When You Need ‘Em Most

Maybe it’s that time of the month, and you don’t really care if it’s 2 in the morning—you just really...

Sep 28, 2007

I See London, I See — Your Shenis?

• As if popping and squatting isn’t awkward enough, now we have — the Shenis! Impressive, no? (Jezebel) • For...