Accomplished writers to speak as part of the Foster-Foreman Conference

Penn State will welcome Caitlin Flanagan and Kimberly Dozier as part of the bi-annual Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers. The session will consist of both authors performing their own readings and partaking in a Q-and-A session. Flanagan will kick off the conference at 7 p.m. tonight at the State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave. In…

‘Saturday Night Live’ comedians to come to campus

Two of “Saturday Night Live’s” biggest comedians, Kate McKinnon and Vanessa Bayer will perform tonight at the Bryce Jordan Center with a special guest appearance by comedian and writer, Streeter Seidell. Bernie Punt, director of sales and marketing at the BJC, said the chance to host Bayer and McKinnon was a “serendipitous opportunity.” The comedy…

Penn State student starts his own fitness company

With graduation season quickly approaching, many seniors worry about whether or not they will secure a job. Penn State student Matt Ferri is already one step ahead of the game. Originally a management major, Ferri (junior-corporate innovations and entrepreneurship) decided it was time to make change while he was working out at the gym. “I…

The Bridge Initiative

The Bridge Initiative, a Penn State organization, has gathered a number of students who are willing to lend their time volunteering. “We have a simple, straight-forward goal: to make society a better place,” Vice President of marketing for The Bridge Initiative Jieun Yoo said. “We are the bridge between local organizations in need of volunteers…