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Exploring PSU's Main Campus

Penn State dominates the landscape of State College, and most people think of one of two things when they think of the campus: education and football. However, there are other great things to enjoy on the university’s campus.

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City of THON For The Kids

Once a year the borough of State College takes on a new identity, becoming the City of THON for the duration of THON Weekend. The ceremonial renaming has become a highly anticipated tradition for the past five years and will once again continue to spread the magic of THON Weekend from 6 p.m. on Friday, February 21st to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 23rd, 2020.

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From Sun to Snow, Happy Valley is the Place to Go

There are so many opportunities for places to visit, sights to see, food to eat, and teams to cheer-on in Happy Valley. As a visitor, exploring the many opportunities the valley has to offer means having to come for more than just one trip. To help plan your next trip to Happy Valley, we wrote the “must do’s” for each season.

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11 Can’t Miss Locations for Photos on the Penn State Campus

Penn State University Park is a spawling campus that provides tons of breath-taking backdrops for your photos. For many alumni, there are locations on campus that hold special meaning both while they were a student and during their returns to the area. Here are 11 “can’t-miss” locales throughout campus where you can grab a memorable shot to share on your social media and treasure in the years to come.

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