State College is like a home away from home for many students -- with familiar campus landmarks and downtown stores welcoming them back for a new semester.
But like all towns, State College has evolved, with some businesses closing doors and others opening shop.
Students looking for new shopping destinations should begin their search on Calder Way, where three new stores opened over the summer.
One of those is State College's newest convenience store -- Calder Convenience, 213 E. Calder Way. The owners of the store find themselves in an already thriving market, with Penn State students often on the lookout for a cheaper cup of coffee or bag of chips.

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