A time-lapse view of THON
Senior visual journalism major Tom Ruane made hundreds of photos from the same location to create this time-lapse video that documents THON from set-up to tear-down over 63 hours from Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 until Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012. This video, which distills the experience into less than three minutes, includes the entire 46-hour 2012 Penn State Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Dance Marathon.
About the Contributors
Senior / Visual Journalism
Tom Ruane is a 23-year-old New Jersey native, from the beachside community of West Long Branch. He began his college career as a business major at Saint Peter’s College, the Jesuit College of New Jersey, in Jersey City, N.J. He will graduate from Penn State in August 2012 with a Bachelors Degree in Visual Journalism and a minor in Business Liberal Arts.
Tom is a photographer for The Daily Collegian student newspaper. Outside of school, he is a cadet in the Pennsylvania National Guard. He has worked as a self-employed disc jockey with a pro-audio company for the past seven years. Tom is also very heavily involved in the community by volunteering with local fire departments, search and rescue teams, and emergency management teams.