Stress Free Zone
9:00 am - 7:00 pm | Learning Resources Center 125H
Stress Free Zone set for Dec. 5-9
Feeling stressed out over upcoming finals, papers, and projects? Take a break and chill out with De-Stress Week!
Stop by the Stress Free Zone 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Dec. 5 -9, held in 125 H LRC. Relax with mood lighting, relaxing music, adult coloring books and paints, stress balls, and healthy snacks.
The Stress Free Zone is sponsored by Penn State Altoona's Mental Health Advisory Board.
English program Senior Seminar Presentations
10:00 am - 2:30 pm | Slep Student Center Fireside Lounge
English program to offer senior presentations Dec. 7
Penn State Altoona's English program will offer Senior Seminar presentations on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge of the Slep Student Center. Attendees may attend any or all of the presentations as their schedules permit. The schedule of presentations is listed below.
10:00 a.m. — Madison Hileman, “‘The Thing to Fear Was the Thing that Made Her Beautiful, and not Us’: Anti-feminist Propaganda in The Bell Jar, Housekeeping, and The Bluest Eye”
10:20 a.m. — Olivia Wertz, “Temporary Roadblocks: How Mental Illness Disrupts the Characters’ Coming of Age in The Bell Jar and The Catcher in the Rye”
10:40 a.m. — Joshua Nolte, “Building Bildungsroman: The Teleological Implications of Coming of Age Stories as Teaching Tools in Swift and Alcott”
11:00 a.m. — Catherine Averill, “‘She Got out Her Book and Learned Me about Moses’: Religion and Ethical Coming of Age in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
11:20 a.m. — Jaeden Yoshikawa, “Tolkien, Lewis, and Gaiman, Oh My!: Defending the Sub-Genre of Fantasy in Bildungsroman Narratives”
1:20 p.m. — Katelyn Baur, “Lesson Learned” (a sequel to Toni Cade Bambara’s short story “The Lesson”)
1:40 p.m. — Veronica Compton, “To ‘Eyre’ Is to Rebel: The Conflict of Victorian Womanhood in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre”
2:00 p.m. — Megan McElwee, “Homegrown: Barrio Coming-of-Age in Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street”
Women's Basketball at Franciscan University
6:00 pm | Steubenville, OH
Men's Basketball at Franciscan University
8:00 pm | Steubenville, OH