Author Alex Calderaro

Alex Calderaro

Alex Calderaro is a junior majoring in Supply Chain Management from Central Jersey. As a first generation Penn Stater, she has found a home here in several places, including her sorority, and, of course, Onward State. You can contact her at [email protected] or follow her on twitter @alexcalderaro.

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0 Greek God And Goddess Crowned At Pageant

Greek organizations cheered on their members last night in the 2015 Greek God and Goddess of Penn State Pageant. Individuals from Alpha Xi Delta, Theta Chi, Alpha Phi, Lambda Sigma Upsilon, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Delta Pi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Pi Beta Phi, and Delta Chi competed for the crown and a $500 prize in Freeman Auditorium.

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0 Neha Gupta’s Inspiring Story Told In Microsoft Office Video

When Penn State freshman Neha Gupta accepted the International Children’s Peace Prize in November 2014, she urged that others “convert your empathy into actions, and let those actions ripple out.” Her experiences and words serve as an inspiration to students across the globe, as demonstrated through her newest partnership with Microsoft Office’s Collective Project.

0 OPP Captain Talks Slides of Strength

After massaging dancers until our hands were sore, we had a few questions about the magic behind the slip-and-slide brought to the THON floor throughout the weekend. While still covered in baby powder, OPP captain Jillian Mitsch offered to answer some of our questions.

1 What To Bring To THON 2015

Trying to figure out what to bring to THON is similar to packing for a glorified middle school sleepover. In a world without sleep, where fanny packs and tutus are all the rage and it’s completely appropriate to start a squirt gun war with your neighbor, the fans in the stands need to prepare for just about anything. We compiled a list of basic THON needs so that you won’t be saying, “Oh, I wish I had remembered to bring ____” throughout the weekend.

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4 Penn State Ranked Second Best College in Pennsylvania

Penn State can boast another noteworthy ranking as it was named the 2nd Best College in Pennsylvania on Niche’s 2015 List. The university is only behind University of Pennsylvania in the study, which “ranks 892 colleges and universities based on 50 statistics and 12 million ratings from 300,000 students.” Nationally, Niche ranked Penn State #41.

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