Monthly Archives: October, 2011

0 Butter My Biscuit, Lady Antebellum’s A’Comin’!

Now, y’all mighta heard some folk talkin’ that Lady Antebellum was scheduled to stop in State College while on their Own The Night 2012 World Tour. Well, partner, ya better saddle up, cause it ain’t nothin’ but the truth! Now, I can tell you’re wonderin': how do I get my hands on a couple of tickets for the big hoedown? Well, it’s as easy as sliding off a greasy log backward! Get all the facts after the jump.

0 View from Above: Ford Building

Check out the latest installment in our View From Above series, this time featuring shots taken from the roof of the Ford Building, home of the College of Health and Human Development.

0 College Republicans Host TRUTH Week

The Penn State College Republicans have organized TRUTH Week, four days of speakers who promote conservatism and limited government. According to Josh Crawford, Chairman of the College Republicans, “TRUTH Week is a week dedicated to finding truth in areas of public policy often clouded by political rhetoric and demonization.” The College Republicans are hosting four speakers and workshops dedicated to bringing Republican ideals out of the shadows.

0 Penn State Pulls Out 10-7 Victory Over Illinois

It snowed in October.

At least that was interesting.

Oh, and Penn State beat Illinois 10-7. I guess that happened as well.
Heading into the game, the teams were heading in opposite directions, with the Nittany Lions winning six straight, while the Illini had lost two in a row. Penn State was also looking to avenge a 33-13 loss to Illinois from last year at Beaver Stadium.

0 Gameday: Penn State vs. Illinois

By the time you read this, State College may already be covered in snow. According to AccuWeather, it will be a chilly 34 degrees at kickoff for Penn State versus Illinois. A winter storm warning is in effect, and between five and 10 inches of snow is expected. So, if a little bad weather scares you away from going to Beaver Stadium, don’t worry…Onward State and have you covered.

0 Whiting Out Illinois, Literally.

It looks like mother nature is more than willing to contribute to the White Out atmosphere. During the game, expect 38 degrees, steady snow, and light winds. The official forecast from AccuWeather calls for 2-4 inches of snow during the day tomorrow.

1 Pun or None: Simple Costume Ideas

It’s the Friday of Halloween weekend and many students have been agonizing over what to wear (or not to wear) as a costume for weeks. They checked Google multiple times and either put together a clever Goodwill ensemble or drained their bank account at Spirit of Halloween. Here’s a few pun costume ideas for all you slackers.

0 Celebrate Senior Night With Women’s Soccer

It’s difficult to define a dynasty, but no one can argue that the Penn State Women’s Soccer program hasn’t reached that level of greatness. That being said, it is always a bittersweet moment when part of that dynasty must move on after their four years are over. The Big Ten Champion Women’s Soccer team will celebrate senior night tonight as the team looks for its thirteenth consecutive victory during a 7 p.m. match against Purdue at Jeffrey Field.

0 Icers Back on the Road at URI

Penn State lost four of five meetings last fall to the University of Rhode Island. Special teams will be a key element for the Icers to win the first two of four match-ups between the teams this season.

0 Penn State-Illinois Preview

Penn State (7-1, 4-0 Big Ten) will face what Joe Paterno said will be its second toughest game of the season when the Nittany Lions take on Illinois (6-2, 2-2 Big Ten) on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The Nittany Lions will be looking to remain in first place in the Big Ten Leaders Division with a win against the Illini. They will also be looking for revenge against an Illinois team that came in to Beaver Stadium and routed the Nittany Lions 33-13 last season.

0 Why There Shouldn’t Be a Whiteout On Saturday

Alas, my friends, our beloved Guido has struck again. This time, he has decided to declare a student whiteout three days in advance of the Illinois game. Now the casual fan would probably say, “OMFGZ YES!!!”, but I am not—and you shouldn’t either.

0 The 6 People Not to Be at a Halloween Party

To most people, Halloween is this Monday, October 31. If you’re reading this, though, chances are Halloween starts tonight. Maybe it even started a couple of days ago. In any event, you may find yourself at a Halloween party over the next half a week. Here are six people you should absolutely not be.

0 Movin’ On Still Getting It Wrong

Movin’ On released its second survey of the year this week. You can take it here.

I must say I was hopeful when I saw Movin’ On’s first survey. Despite the fact that there were a lot of fairly obscure acts on it, they were at least good bands. But the excitement of the first surveyof the year is gone and the second, much more lackluster one has arrived.

0 Onward Debates: Slutty Costumes FTW

All right, ladies! Listen up! This is the one time of the year you can wear next to nothing at a party and get away with it. That’s right, Halloween is here, and you should embrace the urge to wear the sleaziest thing you can find. Here is a list of five reasons why it’s okay to pick out a scandalous outfit and rock it!

1 For UPUA, It’s Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Wednesday night’s meeting of the University Park Undergraduate Association was, perhaps, a microcosm of sorts for the Sixth Assembly, a snapshot of the first two months of T.J. Bard’s presidency. Unfortunately, the Assembly failed to capture the momentum provided by last week’s wholly successful meeting, instead falling back on its own reliable trope of creating disagreement where unity ought to be fostered.

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