Executive Director of THON 2020, Regina Duesler, planned and executed the first-ever THON Spring Involvement Fair in order to educate the Penn State community on the many different ways to get involved in THON.
Nursing students go through various clinical experiences to gain knowledge in each field. THON is considered part of their pediatric clinical, as they do it FTK.
The THON 2019 Kids Fashion Show kicked off at 10 a.m. on Sunday leading dancers into the Final Four of THON 2019. Four Diamonds children walked down the “magic carpet” on stage to show us their representation of “Exploring The World” the theme of this year’s THON Kids Fashion Show.
Each year, over 700 dedicated dancers stand up (literally) against cancer, dancing for 46 hours without sitting down or sleeping.
When it comes to THON weekend, the Bryce Jordan Center is jammed pack with all sorts of crazy costumes, neon colors and diy accessories as far as the eye can see. In the sea of THON dancers, VALLEY set out to find some of most creative looks of THON 2019.
The “Sunday scaries” are in full effect in the early hours of the last day of THON. Some dancers are in desperate need of some…
Hey, dancer! Congratulations on being selected to dance in THON 2018. You should be so proud of all of your accomplishments and your contributions to…
The THON 2017 total of $10,045,478.44 was revealed, the dancers have gone to bed and OPP has begun the post-THON breakdown. In other words, THON 2017 is pretty much wrapped up.
Keep knocking our socks off, dancers! You are truly incredible!
One dancer gave Valley the answer that we think everyone would agree with.
As soon as you step into the Bryce Jordan Center during THON you immediately see the huge, handmade signs that light up the stands. It’s a lot to take in at first but it’s also pretty magical to see so much devotion by student organizations.
Every year, THON brings out the best colorful tutus, socks, hairstyles and most importantly—fanny packs. Valley decided to get the inside scoop on whats in some of the dancers’ fanny packs this year.
Make sure to be on the lookout for these amazing outfits and dancers and for many other awesome and festive getups!
THON 2017 is off to a great start with some amazing performers warming up the crowd on stage. Several student groups including singers, dancers and musicians performed before the official THON dancers first stood up.
Valley wanted to find out early in the weekend why our fellow Penn Staters were eager to grab a spot on the dance floor this year. What does THON mean to them? What do they dream for? How does it feel being 1 of only 708 students selected to dance?
Ever wonder what children’s cartoon THON reminded people of? Well at Valley, we did.
Valley asked them if they could have any celebrity as their DRCM, who would it be?
In order to survive the rough 46 hours, a dancer knows that there is one essential item they simply cannot dance without — their fanny pack.
If THON Dancers were granted one wish, and this wish could be anything in the world, what would it be?
The entertainment committee has a hard job of picking songs and bands to please not only the volunteers and spectators, but the dancers as well. After all, they’re the ones on their feet for 46 hours! Valley talked to a few of this year’s dancers to see what songs they’ve liked dancing (or singing!) along to, or what songs they’re hoping to hear: