Here it is, the rivalry that doesn’t feel like a rivalry to everybody involved. To Pitt’s credit, the series is close, thanks to a stretch from 1914–29 when the Panthers largely dominated the Nittany Lions. Over the last few decades, however, Penn State has clearly outdistanced Pitt in terms of recruiting, fan attendance, national relevancy and a host of other factors. Ordinarily, fans could expect Penn State to win by two-plus touchdowns, and be right, though anything can happen when a team is playing at home in front of a national audience. Read more

In 1995, a group of college musicians decided they wanted to sing outside of the ensembles offered on their campus. In order to be recognized, they needed a name so a member quickly wrote down Cantus, meaning “song” in Latin, with the intention of changing the name later. But now, nearly 25 years later, the name Cantus has stuck, and this crew of former college musicians has now become one of the premiere men’s ensemble groups in the nation. Read more

Ah, the clichés are all finally out. “Fall in love.” “Pumpkin spice and everything nice,” “Fall for these deals”—you get the idea. Nonetheless, the season of changing leaves, funky scarves and turkey on the Thanksgiving table is finally here, and it’s time to get excited—beyond the roof, Nittany-paws-in-the-air kind of excited. The one thing that never changes though, is Happy Valley’s promises of fall fun. Read More

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Traveling on a budget is easy at the Nittany Budget Motel. Enjoy their relaxed, casually furnished rooms with some free WiFi, cable TV and complimentary breakfast and parking. Furry four-legged family member are welcome, too!

Gigi's is as casual as it is chic. Enjoy a local farm to table experience that captures the sophisticated yet laid back ideals of southern hospitality. They transform their menu seasonally with the intention of keeping their ingredients fresh and the food, dynamic.