Students in Penn State's College of Communications, COMM 269: Introduction to Photojournalism course were asked to photograph "Best Friends at Penn State" for a recent class assignment. Visit Best Friends to view the full gallery.
Peter Liu and his best friend, a golden retriever named Ghost, enjoy a game of fetch outside of Willard building on Penn State's University Park campus. Liu, a junior, purchased Ghost his sophomore year.
Bonni Greenwald, left, a Junior in the College of Communications blows bubbles on Penn State's Hub lawn with best friend Arianna Vetrano, a sophomore in engineering. Greenwald and Vetrano met during the fall of 2015 inside the Hub-Robeson Center while joining the same sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Malika Aworet does her best friend Patience Biko's hair at the Retreat in downtown State College. Aworet, a Penn State senior studying petroleum engineering, and Biko, a Penn State alumna who is now working as a nurse, met each other at Penn State's African Student Association. Aworet is from Gabon and Biko is from Cameroon. They have many similarities, one being their first language is French.
Jenna Isacowitz, left, and Andrew McCallum, posed for their 'best friends' photo wrapped in an Australian flag. Isacowitz and McCallum met in Australia where they found out they would both be attending Penn State and the university's study abroad program.
Andrew Hill, a senior at Penn State majoring in marketing, and Kate Landis, a junior majoring in music education, joke around outside the Blue Band Building. Hill, a member of the trumpet section, and Landis, a member of the clarinet section, are best friends who met during the Blue Band's summer band camp.