Starting his Penn State career in 2017, Andrew Storck is a 34-year-old ceramics major from Allentown, Pennsylvania. Storck served in the military from 2005 to 2013, and he uses his passion for ceramics and paying it forward as a self-improvement mechanism and therapeutic process as a veteran.
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Valley went on the hunt to different stores to see why starting with the basics is important for those who struggle with discovering their sense of style.
New “school” year, new me is our new motto! Sticking to resolutions can be difficult, but it can become a great source of self-growth.
Whether you are seeking tips on exercise, food, career, or inspiration, one of these books can help you find it and, hopefully, attain happiness.
The sequel movie isn’t as good the original, a singer’s second album is not as soulful as the prior, and sophomore year of college is simply just different than the first. By now you probably have a solid group of friends that you enjoy spending time with, and maybe you finally know what your interests are so your major choice is pretty much made.
Joie de vivre is a way of life and state of mind. It’s making the decision to find satisfaction and happiness in all the aspects of life, big or small. It’s refusing to let the hardships overcome the contentment.
“Jennifer! Money does not grow on trees!” My parents always said it, but it never exactly rang true until I was off to college.
If you are planning an “I hate Valentine’s Day” party for February 14, maybe you should take a sip from a glass that is half full. It is NOT the end of the world if you are single on this specific day.
The ukulele is a whole lot of happy in an itty bitty package. With only four strings and endless YouTube videos teaching you how to pluck ‘em, these fun-sized guitars attract hipsters and music-lovers alike, and luckily for everyone on campus who falls under either of those categories or somewhere in between, Penn State has a club for that.