Welcome all to another year

The YSU basketball team, left, led by senior Damian Eargle, enjoy the spread of sandwiches on the porch of Alumni House during an event to welcome students, faculty, staff and alumni to campus for the start of the 2012-13 academic year. The Marching Pride also performed.

The gathering was part of YSU’s Welcome Week that also featured activities ranging from outdoor movies and picnics to a big boxing glove matches (pictured below) and a foam party. See video on YSU’s YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/youngstownstate.

Meanwhile, although it’s football season the Penguins have released their 2012 men’s basketball schedule, featuring 13 games in the friendly confines of Beeghly Center. YSU also participates in the Legends Classic Pittsburgh Subregional at Duquense University in Pittsburgh, Nov. 19-21. For more information, visit www.ysusports.com.