Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Student Life
5 Blackface: A Halloween That Ripped a University

In 2003, the chairman of the College Republicans hosted a Halloween party where one of the guests wore blackface. Members of the Undergraduate Student Government were in attendance, but no one spoke out against a multitude of offensive costumes. When the chairman shared photos of the event on his website, a controversy ignited. And after all this, Penn State still debates if it is permissible for students to use other cultures for their costumes.

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Football
0 Player Spotlight: Maryland Wide Receiver Stefon Diggs

The Penn State secondary will have a tough task on their hands this Saturday, as they will have to match up against Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs. Diggs is one of the most electrifying players that the Nittany Lions will have to face all year. Combining the agility of Tavon Austin, and the versatile playmaking ability of Percy Harvin, Diggs poses a threat to score every time he touches the ball. Let’s take a look at what makes Diggs so special.

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Penn State
8 The 20 Worst (Or Best?) Penn State Pickup Lines

If you’re like me, you have absolutely no game. I’m talking a complete inability to say anything clever, funny, or sexy to anyone, regardless of sobriety level. Realizing my shortcomings, the Onward State staff decided to help out and compile a list of Penn State-themed pickup lines. We’ll provide a list here for your viewing pleasure, and hope you utilize them to the best of your abilities.

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Student Life
3 Winter is Coming: 8 Ways to Know The Cold Is Near

Fall has been in full swing for about a month here in Happy Valley, and that can only mean one thing: The endless mix of cold weather is on the way. It’s sad, I know, but it’s inevitable. Even worse than winter itself is being unprepared for the season, waking up one day freezing in your bed, and wondering what all that white stuff outside is. We at Onward State have prepared you with some warning signs that the cold is coming.

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