Celebrating its 125th year, The Daily Collegian is the award-winning, independent student-run daily newspaper at Penn State University. With a daily circulation of about 20,000, the Collegian seeks to bring up-to-second news to the Penn State and State College, Pa. communities. The Daily Collegian Online can be accessed at collegian.psu.edu. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@DailyCollegian).
Founded as a land-grant institution in 1855, Penn State University boasts a student enrollment of more than 96,000, studying at 25 campuses across the commonwealth and online. Penn State's business, education and engineering schools consistently are named among the top in the country. Penn State is also known for its annual dance marathon -- often referred to as THON -- a 46-hour no-sitting, no-sleeping event that raised more than $10.6 million in 2012 for the fight against pediatric cancer.