Catrina Carlton was your average healthy seven-year-old. She participated in sports and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. Everything in her life up to that point resembled a normal childhood — until six months of constant stomach pain left her family and doctors questioning everything.
If you look around during the cold winter months in State College, you’ve probably seen several women wearing thick, knitted beanies with a large leather logo on the front. These hats are more than just a trendy accessory, though.
The only story that mattered this past weekend are the families who know more suffering than anyone should and the dancers who support them, yet people continually try to draw attention away from this.
Jenna Maida – an incredible human being who has so much to be proud of. They are non-binary, and partially deaf with anxiety and depression, yet they don’t let those facts slow them down in their incredible and inspiring involvement on and off campus.
VALLEY believes looking better makes you feel and do better, but is there really any proof? Or is it all just in our heads. There has…
While THON weekend itself isn’t until mid-February, THON is still a yearlong effort committed to raising money and making a difference in the lives of…
Fad diets are all the rage, each promising a slimmed down bod by whatever means necessary. The Mediterranean diet draws inspiration from the coastal regions…
THON is only one day away and many organizations are preparing for the 46-hour-long weekend, including Penn State Greek life chapters. For those who may…
Penn State is one of the largest Universities to support Relay for Life. Our 24-hour relay will feature live performances, guest speakers, music, games, raffles, and visits from Penn State athletes.
Senior elementary education major Ali Smith will be standing 46 hours this weekend with over 700 fellow dancers, 3,400 committee members and 15,000 student volunteers. However, there’s only one person Ali regrets won’t be there to hold her hand on the BJC floor this year.
Love Your Melon hats are the newest trend on campus. Not only are they are cute and come in multiple colors, but they support pediatric cancer.
Being a THON dancer is one of the most admirable tasks a Penn State student accomplishes.
Because we knows how vital donated blood is, Valley has teamed up with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive. “Bleed Pink” with Valley this Tuesday, Nov. 3, by donating blood in Alumni Hall in the HUB between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
She’s the girl you see on campus wearing a THON sweatshirt and ball cap, with little bits of wispy brown hair playing peek-a-boo with the hat’s brim. Her ear-to-ear, toothy smile defines her and suddenly you realize, “Hey, that’s Kayla.”
When it comes to THON, everything is for the kids. In this case, THON participants were more than willing to share some of their luscious locks in order to provide wigs that can withstand everyday activities that kids partake in such as playing a sport or taking a shower. This is all made possible through the Wigs for Kids organization.
Excitement and anticipation has been building up for THON 2015 since last year’s THON weekend ended. THON, Penn State’s 46 hour dance marathon, is officially less than a week away.