A Night at the Marine Corps Ball

A Night at the Marine Corps Ball

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I departed State College on November 20 for Greenville, North Carolina. After eight hours of sightseeing from the back of a Ford Fusion, I checked in at the City Hotel and Bistro with my friends Nicole Gross and Melissa Fello. The three of us would be attending the 1/8 Battalion Marine Corps Ball that night.

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Going Steady: Giving Relationships A Try in the College “Hookup” Culture

Going Steady: Giving Relationships A Try in the College “Hookup” Culture

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There he is. The man that makes your heart sing. Your face flushes red when you see him. You fluff your hair and put on your best smile, hoping he notices. Or, it’s the girl whose beauty outshines the rest. Something about her just makes you stop and stare, and even though you can’t define it, it’s there. And you want it…bad. But, you can’t be in a relationship because… college, right?

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Meet Your 2015 Homecoming Executive Director, Brandon Rittenhouse.

Meet Your 2015 Homecoming Executive Director, Brandon Rittenhouse.

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The 2014 Homecoming celebrations took place in State College not long ago, but planning has already begun for next year. Penn State junior Brandon Rittenhouse was elected as the 2015 Homecoming Executive Director on Oct 27. He sat down with Valley to share his excitement for the future, and offer a word of advice to students seeking involvement. Read on to get to know your new Homecoming director!

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You Are What You Wear: Valley Chats with Penn State Fashion Blogger Simi OA

You Are What You Wear: Valley Chats with Penn State Fashion Blogger Simi OA

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Simi OA is a fifth-year senior from Lagos, Nigeria gracing Penn State with an unbeatable sense of style. Busy with her double major in psychology and business, Simi found spare time to create a blog sharing her passion for fashion with other college students. Although the site was started for fun, “House of Àrà” has gained feature on popular fashion websites like CollegeFashionista, Fashion Bomb Daily and The Style Hub.

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