Author Kevin Horne

Kevin Horne was the editor of Onward State from 2012-2014 and currently holds the position of Managing Editor Emeritus, which is a fake title he made up. He graduated from Penn State with degrees journalism and political science in 2014 and is currently seeking his J.D. at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law. A third generation Penn Stater from Williamsport, Pa., Kevin is also the president of the graduate student government. Email: [email protected]

News
11 Keith Olbermann Out at ESPN

For the fourth time in his career, inflammatory sportscaster and friend of the site Keith Olbermann has been forced out of a job. As first reported by ESPN authority Jim Miller, ESPN decided not to renew Olbermann’s contract, which is set to expire on July 31.

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Football
1 Donovan Smith Says He Owes Penn State Degree to Joe Paterno

With the class of 2014 a part of Penn State history now, only the few fifth year seniors left on the roster ever played for Joe Paterno. OT Donovan Smith was one of those final few players who were directly influenced by the former coach, and he let it be known during has post-NFL draft interview after being taken No. 34 overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Student Life
5 Alumni Survey Results Released at Outreach Meeting, 19% Trust the Board of Trustees

The new Penn State alumni survey results are out, and they once again paint a positive picture for Penn State the institution but a continued reputational mess for its leadership. The numbers, presented by representatives from survey firm Strategy One, were discussed at today’s Board of Trustees committee meeting on Outreach, Development, and Community Relations in Hershey.

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Penn State
12 Penn State Spokesman Challenges Keith Olbermann to Donate to THON

For nearly three years following November 2011, Penn State heard not a word of defense from Old Main as the university was attacked from every angle as part of the fallout from the Jerry Sandusky mess. In his first six months as the new vice president for strategic communications, Lawrence Lokman has made it known that silence from our leadership will no longer be accepted.

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Penn State
102 Keith Olbermann Suspended From ESPN For THON Remarks, Apologizes

Following several Tweets yesterday in which Keith Olbermann called Penn State students “pitiful” in response to an article about THON raising more than $13 million this year, ESPN released a statement apologizing for Olbermann’s remarks, calling them “completely inappropriate.” Olbermann will also be suspended from his show for the rest of the week for the remarks.

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Penn State
0 [LIVE BLOG] State of State Conference 2015

The second annual State of State conference will bring together community leaders and thinkers for a day of discussion about Penn State issues to create dialogue about the present and future of our university. It all starts this morning at 10:00 a.m. in Alumni Hall. You can watch the live stream above or follow along with our live blog below.

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