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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 [email protected]

Articles by Michele Marchetti

How to Stop Binge Drinking? Ask Penn State Students
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How to Stop Binge Drinking? Ask Penn State Students
469 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Michele Marchetti interviews a Penn State professor who asked her students to create their own policies to deal with the community alcohol problem. Their solutions illustrate the importance of teaching students to be citizens. [Read More]
Moved by Suicides, State High Trades 'Me' for 'We'
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Moved by Suicides, State High Trades 'Me' for 'We'
470 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
About 100 students at State High take responsibility for the recent spate of teen suicides with a recorded call-to-action. Michele Marchetti uncovers how their video unfolded. [Read More]
A State College State of Mind
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A State College State of Mind
471 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
A weekend jaunt to NYC makes Michele Marchetti wistful for what she left behind four years ago when she moved to State College—and equally grateful for her 16801 ZIP code. [Read More]
Why the Community Mural Matters
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Why the Community Mural Matters
472 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
Like any other town, State College gives its residents reasons to gripe. But the community mural gives us an opportunity to revel in the positives. [Read More]
Changing Lives with a Cheeseburger
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Changing Lives with a Cheeseburger
473 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
The sous chef at the Nittany Lion Inn is hoping to parlay a food truck into a business that will employ at-risk youth in trade jobs. In the meantime, he's giving us another reason to be excited about lunch. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti: Cheering on the Nittany Lions—And a Classroom Full of Kindergartners
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Michele Marchetti: Cheering on the Nittany Lions—And a Classroom Full of Kindergartners
474 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
For Ryan Marriott, a Penn State cheerleader and teaching assistant at Easterly Parkway Elementary, teaching kindergartners is more nerve racking than cheering in front of a hundred thousand football fans. [Read More]
Why We Shouldn't Take the State Theatre or Schlow for Granted
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Why We Shouldn't Take the State Theatre or Schlow for Granted
475 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
The State Theatre and Schlow Centre Region Library have been hit hard by the economic downturn. But they're vital to our community. [Read More]
Michele Marchetti Introduced as Managing Editor at StateCollege.com
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Michele Marchetti Introduced as Managing Editor at StateCollege.com
476 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
New editor Michele Marchetti invites readers to an ongoing conversation about the community, then sends her son off on his own first day--at kindergarten. [Read More]
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