Monthly Archives: August, 2013

Football
0 Staff Predictions: Penn State vs. Syracuse

We’re just one day away from the start of the 2013 season. Bill O’Brien is entering his second season opener as Penn State’s head coach. A new starting quarterback — either Christian Hackenberg or Tyler Ferguson — will take his first snap on Saturday afternoon. The Nittany Lions are playing at an NFL stadium — the home of the New York Jets and New York Giants — starting at 3:30 p.m. against the Syracuse Orange.

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Downtown
0 Onward State Cribs: Campus Towers

Though when you walk into Beaver Hill or Calder Commons, you may expect any given apartment to be littered with empty Natty cans and Pokey Stix boxes, there are honestly some gorgeous, clean, well-decorated apartments and dorms in the Penn State community. Welcome to the first installation of Onward State Cribs; prepare to drool over some gorgeous decor.

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Student Life
0 UPUA’s First Meeting Surprisingly Uneventful

UPUA may have had all summer to write up new legislation, but that’ll have to wait till next week as the first meeting of the semester only featured two items of new business on the agenda. Coupled with a presentation by VP of Student Affairs Damon Sims, this UPUA meeting will most likely go down as one of the more forgettable ones of the 8th Assembly.

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Penn State
0 Penn State Undergrads Design Badass Helicopter, Win Competition

A group of Penn State undergrads were able to take home first place at a design competition last week after designing a badass helicopter, called “Griffin”. The AHS International Student Design Competition is a yearly event that tasks students with designing a vertical lift aircraft that meets certain requirements. This year, students were given the challenge of designing an helicopter that could fly during natural disasters. The design needed to be able to carry large payloads as well as reach the destination in the timely manner.

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