Penn State Homecoming hosts For the Glory Talent Show
Student organizations across campus performed in the For the Glory Talent Show on Nov. 7 at 7:00 p.m. in Eisenhower Auditorium for Homecoming Week.
Homecoming Week continued in Eisenhower Auditorium as students gathered to watch the best of the best perform. The night began with a performance from the Homecoming 2017 Student Court performing a group dance to a mashup of songs including “Despacito,” “Humble,” and “Unforgettable.”
Several Penn State dance organizations and fraternities worked together throughout the night to perform themed dances. Tapestry and Sigma Nu performed in a Hercules themed dance. Alpha Delta Phi, Penn State Lyrical Line and the Student Nurses’ Association danced and lipsynched their way through a “High School Musical” performance.
Theta Chi and Vole electrified the audience with their Great Gatsby-themed dance. Whiplash and Kappa Sigma danced in a Grease themed number. Penn State Dance Alliance and Zeta Beta Tau performed a superhero-themed number. Phi Kappa Sigma and Orchesis rounded out the group with a Spongebob-themed dance.
The dancing didn’t stop there. The Lion Ambassadors performed an alien-themed dance skit, where aliens crash land at Penn State and need Penn State pride to refuel there ship and make it home. The aliens then proceed to get a tour of the school, and dance at each stop.
Rev Dace Company performed a Harry Potter-themed dance number which followed the story line of the seven book series. Atlas, one of several THON organizations, performed a dance skit which highlighted the journey of joining their organization to attending THON.
Triangle Fraternity and the Society of Women Engineers performed a stand up comedy bit centered around dinosaur puns.
There were also several vocal performances throughout the night. A sister from Omega Phi Alpha and a brother from Chi Phi performed “Shark in the Water” by V V Brown. A member of women’s Club Gymnastics and a brother from Delta Kappa Epsilon sang their rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” from “The Wizard of Oz.” A sister from Phi Sigma Sigma sang while a brother from Zeta Psi played violin in their performance of “A Whole New World” from “Aladdin.” Sisters from Phi Rho and Phi Sigma Kappa sang “Ho Hey” by the Lumineers, while accompanied on guitar by a brother from Phi Mu.
The winners of the For the Glory Talent Show were Phi Kappa Sigma and Orchesis in third place, Rev Dance Company in second place, and Theta Chi and Vole in first place. All three will perform at THON this spring.