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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

Local Civil War Re-enactors Ready to Bring History to Life at Gettysburg Local Civil War Re-enactors Ready to Bring History to Life at Gettysburg
371 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Felice, who co-founded the Company C Re-enactment Group in 1992, says he’s been attending the event since the 130th anniversary in 1993. His love of history is what got him into re-enacting, he says, and it is also what keeps him going back after 20-plus years of performing. [Read More]
Passion for Giving Back a Driving Force for 4th Fest Volunteers Passion for Giving Back a Driving Force for 4th Fest Volunteers
371 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“It’s a labor of love here,” Mayew says about the work of the pyrotechnic volunteers. “It’s a lot of hard work and there’s a lot of sweat equity in what we do.” [Read More]
Countdown to the Fourth of July: A Fun Tradition at the Central Pennsylvania 4th Fest Countdown to the Fourth of July: A Fun Tradition at the Central Pennsylvania 4th Fest
371 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
A team of professional lumberjacks from Minnesota will be competing in a series of events featuring axes, chainsaws and water logrolling for three, 30-minute shows. “After each of their shows, we’re going to invite the public up to give it a try. Get on the log and see if you can do it.” [Read More]
State College Homes and Businesses Still Drying Out from Thursday's Flood State College Homes and Businesses Still Drying Out from Thursday's Flood
371 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Marvin Gardens resident Michelle Milligan says some apartments were hit so bad that the residents had to find other living arrangements. One resident is staying at a local hotel where he works because the company offered him a place to stay, free of charge, she says. [Read More]
Getaway in PA: Lake Tobias Wildlife Park is Family Affair Getaway in PA: Lake Tobias Wildlife Park is Family Affair
371 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“Many people tell us that even at Disney World, which is a fantastic facility, you have to look at the animals from a distance,” Jan Tobias-Kieffer says. “But here at Lake Tobias, the animals are right with you. On your safari tour bus, animals are coming right to your seat.” [Read More]
How Would you Celebrate the 150th Memorial Day in Boalsburg? How Would you Celebrate the 150th Memorial Day in Boalsburg?
371 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“We’re really trying to reach out and get residents and individuals involved because it is the 150th,” says Amy Farkas, Harris Township manager. “In addition to the festival, which happens every year, and the fireman’s carnival, we want to plan some special activities around the anniversar [Read More]
Business Owner Pedals To Success With Leg Up From Development Center Business Owner Pedals To Success With Leg Up From Development Center
372 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
“I thought that it would be good for the community,” he says about his business, Vamos! Lion Chariot. “I also thought it would be good for myself to give me the opportunity to stay in a place that I love.” [Read More]
The Use of Interns is Increasingly a Paying Proposition The Use of Interns is Increasingly a Paying Proposition
372 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
Companies like NBC Universal and MTV are starting to offer paid internships for the first time ever, he says. “I think you’re going to see more of that because of the fear of litigation.” [Read More]
Thunderstorm to Affect Centre County Sunday Evening Thunderstorm to Affect Centre County Sunday Evening
372 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
The National Weather Service says that gusts of wind up to 30 mph and pea-size hail are possible with this storm. Heavy rain is also expected. Water may pond on roads and fill poor drainage areas. [Read More]
Excitement Surrounds New Students' Arrival at Penn State Excitement Surrounds New Students' Arrival at Penn State
372 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Shawn Christ
More than 1,700 students are expected to move into residence halls today and Monday. The students are part of Penn State's Learning Edge Academic Program, or LEAP, which allows freshmen to begin their career early at the university and eases them into the large college atmosphere. [Read More]
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