A comedic yet completely realistic movie about college parties, fraternities and college relationships drew a huge crowd out to the State Theatre on April 24 for a free screening of Universal Pictures’ newest blockbuster hit “Neighbors”.Read More
Freshman year was weird.
It was fun, challenging, made me want to drop out and move to California and made me question why I couldn’t skip high school and come straight to State. It’s mind blowing to think it’s over and I’m moving on to sophomore year.Read More
There’s nothing in this world we resent more, but can completely relate to on an extremely shallow, yet intimate level. Yep, we’re talking about first world problems.
In light of finals and the inevitable chore of packing up everything you somehow managed to haul all the way here in the first place, you’re probably going to be hearing your fair share of first world problems being voiced this week and will most likely let a few slip yourself, and Valley wants to be there to say we told you so.
Dear graduating seniors,
Congratulations! You did it. You successfully balanced your schoolwork, social life and your various extracurricular activities for the last four years. As sad as it is to say it, your time in Happy Valley is almost over.
Indie films are often underrated. Just in case you weren’t sure, an “indie” film is a movie produced outside the major studio system (usually on a very small budget). Despite being low budget, indies often have great cinematography, very honest writing, and manage to bring in some outstanding actors. Once you go indie, you’ll never go back. Check out our list of the best indie films of 2013 and see for yourself.Read More
So you have a hickey. You haven’t had one in so long (sophomore year of high school to be exact), that you’ve forgotten how frustrating it can be to have a vampire bite-sized bruise on your neck.Read More
Breaking News: you’re old. Seriously, are you really planning out your schedule for next semester? Who even does that? I guess your every waking moment is just one step closer to graduation.Read More
Scheduling courses in college can be really fun because except for the core classes for our majors, we get to pick what we want to take. Do you want to learn about Ancient Egypt or the Holocaust? Are you interested in doing two yoga classes or taking Nutrition 100?Read More
We all know the saying, “You have to walk before you can run.” But what if we told you running didn’t have to be part of a great workout? The latest fitness craze is often associated with old people in the mall, but now you can learn how to own it too. That’s right – we’re talking about fast walking.Read More
Cue the flashbacks to adorable baby pictures, when wearing overalls was the norm. But are they ok to wear as college students? Carrie Bradshaw has undoubtedly pulled off the interesting look throughout her “Sex and the City” career, so it must be ok, right?Read More
It starts with a simple question: can you be happy for 100 days in a row? That is what the “100 Happy Days” Challenge is—a picture a day, captioned #100HappyDays. It is the hashtag that has begun to go viral.Read More
When I was home on spring break, I stopped in to see my hairdresser for a quick trim. I had been really trying to take it easy on my hair—straightener and curling iron reserved only for weekend styling. So you can imagine my surprise when my stylist merely touched my hair and was appalled by its condition.Read More
Going to college comes with tons of awesome experiences: your first football game, your 21st birthday bar crawl, killer internships and (for Penn Staters) THON. But with the mad perks college gives you, come the cons along with it. The dreaded right of passage we all experience? The all-nighter.Read More
Admitting you have a crush may sound juvenile when you say it out loud (obviously boys don’t have cooties), but there’s no harm in a little window shopping every once in awhile. It’s innocent fun and makes you feel like a kid again, which is a nice refresher when hooking up is the norm nowadays.Read More
AdvoCare’s 24-day challenge is a program that includes healthy eating, exercising, and dietary supplements. There are two phases of the challenge. The first phase is called the Cleanse Phase.Read More
Major bashing. It’s something we’ve all been guilty of, and no doubt something we’ve all found ourselves at the butt of. But, it’s time to set the record straight. “Oh, so you’re planning on being homeless after you graduate?”Read More
Dating is hard. But, dating in college? Really hard. Between a full load of classes and multiple extracurricular activities, meeting someone we could potentially see ourselves dating is a challenge. As college students, we are constantly jumping from one time commitment to another.Read More
Quite literally, “Je ne sais quoi” is French for “I don’t know.” This is a phrase often attributed to those indescribable aspects of beauty: the little things that aren’t immediately visible to the naked eye. Pinpointing these traits requires more attention.Read More