Monthly Archives: April, 2013
Former Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin was passed on in last weekend’s NFL Draft, but that does not mean his NFL dream has ended. On Tuesday, the Scranton signal caller announced that he would be participating in the Washington Redskins’ rookie mini-camp beginning on Thursday.
Managing Editor, Dave Cole reflects on his experience at Penn State.
Penn State will play primetime games home against Michigan and on the road at Ohio State during the 2013 football season.
Penn State placed third in the final winter standings of the Learfield Director’s Cup, after a second place standing earlier this month.
We’ve all been dreading this for months, but it’s finally here. Finals week is the most stressful time of the year for college students. But don’t worry! Onward State has you covered with some music to pull you off the struggle bus and get you back on track. Here’s ten songs for the finals week marathon.
After attending last night’s annual Mifflin Streak, one writer learned that not all streakers are created equal…
Meet Chris Siergiej, the newest Pennsylvania State University Marching Blue Band drum major. This past Saturday, Siergiej (pronounced SIR-gee) was chosen above nine other candidates to lead the Blue Band in 2013. Siergiej, who played saxophone in his first three years, is entering his fourth season with the Blue Band.
We caught up with Siergiej the day after his successful audition to find out how he prepared and what he’s excited for moving forward, among other things.
A few weeks of rumors were officially confirmed today, and the news will result in changes to the Big Ten football divisions and schedule. Penn State will be playing in the Big Ten East along with Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana, Rutgers, and Maryland.
Former Penn State linebacker Michael Mauti will be NFL teammates with Gerald Hodges after being selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 7th round of the NFL Draft with the 213th overall pick. Hodges was selected earlier this afternoon in the fourth round by the Vikings.
After defeating Princeton 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-23) on Thursday, the Penn State Men’s Volleyball team will take on 3-seed Harvard for the EIVA title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Final Four. Should they emerge victorious at Rec Hall tonight, the Nittany Lions will advance to their 15th straight Final Four. The match is set to begin at 7 p.m.
In what could probably be classified as the dumbest move on social media today, Big Boi backup singer Keisha Jackson (@keishajackson) tweeted that she was playing at “Sandusky Land” today mere hours before she is set to take the stage at the annual Movin’ On music festival.
Life’s funny. I never thought I’d end up here, writing to you all from my seventh floor apartment on Beaver Avenue. As a matter of fact, I never thought I’d end up at Penn State until my life took an unforeseen turn during my senior year of high school.
Last night, the Overall Committee for Relay For Life of Penn State 2014 was chosen amongst more applicants than ever before in its 10 year history.
It’s almost time to head back home and slave away with your recently landed internship or lousy paying busboy job, but don’t fret. If you live close enough to Happy Valley to journey back for a good time, here are the five events you should not miss out on.
Before I visited Penn State, I had never heard of the Nittany Lions, Joe Paterno, Happy Valley, or State College. I was the quintessential out-of-stater. One tour around campus, and I realized that this was a place that I wanted to be. I soon found that, like State College’s highly unpredictable climate, Penn State, even with all its traditions, is a place of constant change.
Penn State’s annual spring music festival, Movin’ On (@psumovinon), is coming up this Friday. Even though Movin’ On is a one-day event, a team of students work tirelessly year-round to put this show together. And planning for a music festival like this is not as easy as it sounds.
At “Fun For Finals!” you’ll get to enjoy stress-free activities like arts and crafts, bubble-blowing, hula-hooping, and–wait for it– PETTING AND PLAYING WITH SOME ADORABLE FREAKING PUPPIES!