Studying Hacks

By: Taylor Feinman Studying is probably the thing I do most in college, right after napping. I found that the smaller homework assignments that I was used to completing daily in high school were barely existent in college, and my grades would largely be based on exams for most classes. Exams in college are important, because…

THON Fundraising

By: Taylor Feinman September 23rd, 2017 marked the last official canning weekend for THON. Since many organizations that raise money for THON depend on canning to form their totals, many of them have had to start rethinking ways to fundraise. I am a member of a Greek organization on campus, and canning has always had a…

Declaring My Public Relations Major

By: Taylor Feinman The phrase “declaring a major” always intimidated me. It sounds so definitive and final, and the whole idea made me nervous. I applied to Penn State as a prospective Journalism major in the College of Communications. I really didn’t have experience with journalism, all I knew was that I loved to write…

Passport to PR Takeaways

By: Cailyn McCutcheon, Strategic Planning Committee Member This past weekend Penn State’s chapter of PRSSA hosted the regional conference, Passport to PR. The conference included a pitch competition, a keynote speaker, and six breakout sessions with speakers. As a first time attendant to a PRSSA Regional Conference, this weekend was such a positive learning experience…