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This Week At York (TWAY) - October 25 - 31, 2009

10/23/2009 —

Sunday, October 25
7:00 p.m. - War of the Worlds and the Lost World – Special Double Feature, Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center)

Monday, October 26
12:00 p.m. - Student Government Association (SGA) meeting: Community Room, Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center (RSCC)

12:00 p.m. - Note Taking (If it’s so easy what am I missing?), Room 102, Main Classroom Building (MCB)

Tuesday, October 27
12:00 p.m. - THON meeting, 112 Main Classroom Building (MCB). Everybody welcome!

12:00 p.m. - Christian Fellowship Organization (CFO) Meeting, Room 30, MCB, Everyone welcome!

12:10 p.m. - Biology Club meeting, Room 105, MCB

Wednesday, October 28
10:00 a.m. - Fall Blood Drive in coordination with Central Pennsylvania Blood Bank, Community Room, RSCC

12:00 p.m. - Wednesdays In the Lion's Den( WILD): “Scratch Track Music Performance”, Lion’s Den, RSCC

12:00 p.m. - Black Student Union (BSU) Club meeting, Room 101, MCB  Everybody welcome!

6:00 p.m. - Evening Program: Pool Tournament, Game Room, RSCC

Thursday, October 29
12:00 p.m. - Nittany Catwalk Modeling Club meeting, Community Room, RSCC Everybody welcome!

3:30 p.m. - International Coffee Hour, Lion's Den, RSCC, FREE – Everybody welcome!

Friday, October 30
12:00 p.m. - Homecoming Planning Meeting, Lion’s Den, RSCC

3:00 p.m. - Trick-or-Treat Trail, Penn State York campus, bring your kids to Trick-or-Treat at Penn State York! Trail Guides will be available in the Student Affairs office and doors will be designated as Trick-or-Treat Trail stops.

8:00 p.m. - Halloween Party, sponsored by Student Government Association with proceeds going to Penn State York THON and the Black Student Union. Open to college-aged students, 17 and older. $3 for Penn State York students, $5 all others


Essay contest sponsored by the Penn State YORK Blue & White Society (BWS)
What makes you Penn State proud? (Short Essay Contest)


  • Minimum 250 words / maximum 500 words
  • Type written, original essay (one per student)
  • Open to all current Penn State YORK students (You do not need to be a BWS member to submit an essay)
  • Faculty and guest judges will determine the top two essays
  • Submissions will be accepted electronically beginning at midnight October 11 and ending at midnight October 25, 2009
  • Submission must include a title, your full name, e-mail address and phone number
  • Essays will become property of Penn State York and may be reprinted in campus publications (appropriate citations will be given to the writers)
  • Submit essays to iona@psu.edu.

First place: $50 gift card to Penn State Bookstore
Second place: $25 gift card to Penn State Bookstore

On Nov. 11, the Penn State Alumni Association will launch a Blue & White Society Sweepstakes. The contest, which runs through December 9, will provide non-member students the chance to win one of three $500 Penn State Bookstore gift cards when they join the Blue & White Society. Students, watch your e-mails for announcements, beginning November 11!

Submit to Penn State York's Literary Magazine: Any Other Word.  We are looking for any sort of creative writing (i.e. essays, poetry, fiction, short story, and general prose).  Those interested can send their work or questions to Dr. Noel Sloboda at njs16@psu.edu.  Submissions must be made by November 27, 2009, for consideration.  Also, be sure to check out “The Toilet Paper” coming to a stall near you for more events for the upcoming weeks.

Food service hours: Lion's Den/The Bistro at Penn State York: Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

"TWAY" is published every Thursday by Student Affairs.  If you have something you'd like listed in TWAY, e-mail it to jlk58@psu.edu.

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