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Michele Marchetti

Michele Marchetti is a freelance writer and the former managing editor of StateCollege.com. Prior to moving to State College, she spent more than 10 years writing for national magazines. Her work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Fortune, Fortune Small Business, Glamour, U.S. News & World Report, Runner's World, Good Housekeeping, Working Mother, Yoga Life and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/MMStateCollege or contact her at mitchmarchetti@gmail.com

Articles by Michele Marchetti

School Lunch Dish: Part Two of Q&A with State College Food Service Director
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School Lunch Dish: Part Two of Q&A with State College Food Service Director
201 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
"The school lunch program isn’t really designed to teach kids about healthy eating," the State College food service director said. "It’s designed to feed them quickly and cheap." [Read More]
Feeding State College School Kids Takes a Balanced Meal—and a Balanced Budget
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Feeding State College School Kids Takes a Balanced Meal—and a Balanced Budget
203 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
The State College food services director discusses the new proposed school food regulations, the challenges of getting kids to eat hummus and the value of a Pop-Tart. [Read More]
Inside the Penn State Meats Lab: Local Burgers, Courtesy of Happy Valley Cows
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Inside the Penn State Meats Lab: Local Burgers, Courtesy of Happy Valley Cows
205 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
The Penn State Meats Lab is part of a self-contained food system that exists to educate students and the agriculture community. Lucky for us, it also produces high-quality meat. [Read More]
Two Weeks Post THON, Story Continues for Local Four Diamonds Family
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Two Weeks Post THON, Story Continues for Local Four Diamonds Family
207 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
At this year’s THON, a State College Four Diamonds family celebrated the three-year anniversary of the transplant that saved their daughter’s life. [Read More]
PHOTOS: 'Slides of Strength' Give THON Dancers a 10-Second Break PHOTOS: 'Slides of Strength' Give THON Dancers a 10-Second Break
210 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
At about 4 a.m Saturday, dancers found relief in the form of a baby powder slide--and lots of helping hands. Michele Marchetti captured these photos. [Read More]
What Schools Feed Our Kids: Pop-Tarts or False Starts?
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What Schools Feed Our Kids: Pop-Tarts or False Starts?
211 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Michele Marchetti gives nearly every aspect of her son's public education a glowing report card. The one exception: "The cafeteria menu is in serious need of a parent-teacher conference." [Read More]
Penn State Lego Whiz Finds Inspiration in Nittany Lion, Old Main and Joe Paterno
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Penn State Lego Whiz Finds Inspiration in Nittany Lion, Old Main and Joe Paterno
213 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Take note, Ohio State. Brainstorming for the Beaver Stadium Lego replica is in the works. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columns—Best of 2010: Part II
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StateCollege.com Columns—Best of 2010: Part II
217 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Over the past year, StateCollege.com columnists have given you plenty to discuss. Here's a round-up of columns that drew the most attention, conversation and interest. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columns—Best of 2010: Part I
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StateCollege.com Columns—Best of 2010: Part I
217 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Over the past year, StateCollege.com columnists have given you plenty to discuss. Here's a round-up of columns that drew the most attention, conversation and interest. [Read More]
First Night State College to Kick off New Year with Alcohol-Free Events First Night State College to Kick off New Year with Alcohol-Free Events
218 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Downtown streets will soon be buzzing once again, as locals celebrate the end of a year at First Night State College. [Read More]
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