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Shawn Christ

Shawn Christ is a recent Penn State graduate who is working as an intern for StateCollege.com

Articles by Shawn Christ

Louis Freeh Talks Penn State in Magazine Interview Louis Freeh Talks Penn State in Magazine Interview
368 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
In a magazine article in the Aug. 12 issue of Fortune magazine titled "Louis Freeh, Private Eye," Freeh opens up about the investigation into university officials and how they dealt with the actions of Jerry Sandusky. [Read More]
Fun in the Sun? New Programs Work to Discourage Summer Tanning Fun in the Sun? New Programs Work to Discourage Summer Tanning
369 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Turrisi says the statistics he looked at when he started researching skin cancer were staggering: One in six children will get skin cancer at some point in life. [Read More]
15th Tussey Mountain WingFest Set to Kick Off Tonight 15th Tussey Mountain WingFest Set to Kick Off Tonight
369 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“It was one of the first real summer events that the mountain took on,” says Aaron Weyman, marketing director for Tussey Mountain, about the event. “It started out highlighting all the local restaurants and local musicians and that’s still what it is today. It’s a great outdoor event.” [Read More]
The Badlees to Bring Signature Roots Rock Sound to WingFest Thursday Night The Badlees to Bring Signature Roots Rock Sound to WingFest Thursday Night
369 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
"It's kind of that classic rock band format with elements of rock, elements of country and elements of blues," he says about the roots rock sound. "A very American thing." [Read More]
Local Athlete Breaks Two Weightlifting Records Over the Weekend Local Athlete Breaks Two Weightlifting Records Over the Weekend
370 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Borigo, who was also named “Best Lifter” for the meet in the Women’s Open Division and was the only lifter with a national qualifying total, got into competitive weightlifting after a few years of doing CrossFit in State College at CrossFit Nittany. [Read More]
Behind the Scenes at Arts Fest with 'General Jan' Behind the Scenes at Arts Fest with 'General Jan'
370 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“I don’t consider this work,” Arts Fest volunteer Jan Phillips says. “I find it very rewarding in lots of different ways. It’s rewarding for me because I meet lots of different people and it’s rewarding to remember people like the artists coming into the office.” [Read More]
Meetings to be Held Tomorrow for Displaced Waupelani Heights Residents Meetings to be Held Tomorrow for Displaced Waupelani Heights Residents
370 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Meetings will be held at the State College Municipal Building, room 201, to offer assistance to the displaced residents. The meetings, which were planned in a joint effort by the American Red Cross, Centre County Office of Adult Services and State College Borough, will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p [Read More]
Local Food Exhibitors Spice up the Arts Fest for the First Year Local Food Exhibitors Spice up the Arts Fest for the First Year
370 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Although he only started the business a little over a year ago, Lowenstein has been growing his own peppers for many years. The self-proclaimed “chili head” says he was “blessed with a little Irish grandma” who loved spicy foods, which sparked his passion for growing peppers. [Read More]
Getaway in PA: Take a Trip to the 'Sweetest Place on Earth' for Amusement Park Fun Getaway in PA: Take a Trip to the 'Sweetest Place on Earth' for Amusement Park Fun
370 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Water rides are a huge draw for visitors in the summer, and the park recently added to its arsenal of watery fun with the addition of 7,000 square-foot Shoreline Sprayground. The water playground feature misters, bubblers, dancing fountains, spraying jets and water curtains to help keep visitors of [Read More]
Arts Fest: State College Resident Uses Old Odds & Ends to Create Futuristic Models Arts Fest: State College Resident Uses Old Odds & Ends to Create Futuristic Models
370 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“I remember saying, “I could do that,’” the emerging artist says on the first day of Arts Fest. “I decided to stop thinking creatively and start acting creatively.” Festival-goers pack his BaxterBot tent to get a better look at the handmade robot models. [Read More]
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