Photo editor Chloe Elmer’s press row vantage point in Rec Hall.
The Daily Collegian Behind the Bylines: Copy Desk edition was picked up by CollegeMediaMatters.com. Allison Jackovitz, assistant copy desk editor, discusses, among other things, copy desk’s right to be “bitchy.”
Courtesy of a Penn State dad and Bon Jovi fan.
Bon Jovi kicks off his 2011 tour in two weeks, Feb. 9, at the Bryce Jordan Center. What better place to kick off a Bon Jovi tour than the school that sings “Livin’ On a Prayer” at every home football game?
- “Our great universities seem to have redefined what it means to be an exceptional student. They are producing top students who have given very little thought to matters beyond their impressive grasp of an intense area of study,” the column states. Ponder questions, read beyond your scope of study and “think about what problems are important and why,” Heather Wilson, a Rhodes selection committee member, said in this Washington Post opinion article.
According to this article in USA Today, 45 percent of students showed little gains in learning in the first two years in college. Students are also studying 50 percent less, while having a grade point average of 3.2, according to the article based on a book titled “Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses.” What knowledge have you gained (or will you gain) in the past 2-4 years?
In an article on Penn State Live, Grace Warren looked into why it is hard for people to keep their New Years resolutions. Meg Meloy, associate professor of marketing, suggested a few ways to keep your resolution: Tell others about it, write it down and celebrate small milestones on your way to the final goal, according to the article.
The Big Ten fared pretty well in this list of accomplishments. Penn State landed at No. 8 in the list of smartest college sports teams while Northwestern claimed the top spot. Michigan State, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio State all made the top 26. The Daily Beast also compiled a dumbest college sports teams (http://bit.ly/gAF0Nt) with only Iowa representing the conference. Study up, Hawkeyes.
According to Adam Rittenberg at ESPN.com Michigan’s 19th head football coach, Brady Hoke, landed the job before being a “big-time name.” Check out the link for the full article.
Meet Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Murphy.
The Ohio State Lantern reports on the various policies for drug testing, not only amongst Big Ten schools, but also across various conferences. Above is the graphic based on Ohio State’s drug testing information; for the full article: http://bit.ly/e6BbrX