It was around 10 o’clock on a Friday night when Meghan Richards decided she was going to try out for the official dance team of the Washington Wizards the following morning. Three weeks and multiple auditions later, Richards is now one of the Wizard Girls.
After months of delay and debate, three former Penn State administrators, Graham Spanier, Tim Curley, and Gary Schultz, will finally appear at a preliminary hearing.
For 14 years, the Tussey Mountain WingFest has been offering wing connoisseurs and casual diners the chance to taste a variety of delicious sauces from around the area. And tonight, the spicy tradition continues.
A 21-year-old woman is facing multiple counts of theft and fraud after an incident at Penn State's Berkey Creamery. Alexandra Otero allegedly used a student's ID card to purchase about $40 worth of merchandise from the creamery in April.
A unique dining experience greeted visitors to the Bryce Jordan Center Wednesday. Everyone got the "rock star" treatment, and a chance to treat themselves to a delicious backstage dining experience. The folks at Bryce Jordan Center Catering put on a show, whipping up some very special menu items.
In the words of Porky the Pig after his really long stutter, "That's all, folks."
When she's not grading papers for the HD FS courses that she teaches, Molly Countermine is rocking out in the State College music scene. Read on to learn about how this State College native and mother of three keeps going week to week.
Ever wanted to hear yourself on a live music recording? Well, tonight's your chance. Local band Pure Cane Sugar will be recording a live album at the State Theatre at 8 p.m.
"We aim to inform the students of Penn State of the existence of this magnificent religion," Corey Lutz, president and founder of the Penn State University Pastafarians said about the religion. Read on to find out more about the organization and the religion.
Corporate representatives from the popular fast food restaurant Burger King bought a two-year-old horse from the Penn State Equine Facilities over the weekend.
Every couple Saturdays a month, the members of Memphis Hat make their way to State College to play a show full of classic rock with a jam band twist at the All-American Rathskeller. And it's good.
For some reason, college students are always looking for a different way to consume their alcohol. So, it's only natural that booze enthusiasts would develop ways to more or less eat your alcohol.
Celebrating for the sake of celebrating tends to bring out the worst in people. There are few days that attract assholes quite like SPD, and they will be out in full force. Depending on how much you're going to "celebrate," you may just spot an asshole passing by. Or, you may be one.
Are you ready to be bombarded with love-quote tweets and romantic Facebook statuses? It's Valentine's Day, so you better be ready for some love... even if you don't want it.
Dael Orlandersmith, a well-established playwright, actress, and poet, will perform her solo piece "Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men" tonight at the Penn State Downtown Theatre Centre at 7:30. Orlandersmith talked to some theatre students yesterday after she got into town.
State College is full of interesting shops with cool items. I stopped by Webster's to see what I could find in one hour.
College is when people often become music hipsters. I'm not one of those people, but I think I'm getting there. And much of the credit goes to the music site Daytrotter.com.
I don't like group projects. I bet that you don't care for them all that much either. I've been burned before working with people who don't want to contribute. Then there's always that student who never shows up. Not all experiences are bad...just most of them.
Tonight, Comedy Central's slacker comedy "Workaholics" returns for a fourth season. But are we all doomed to work as telemarketers like Adam, Ders, and Blake after our time at PSU is up? Let's hope not.
Some Onward State staffers want to make sure that you have the best studying experience for your upcoming finals. We put our heads together and came up with 10 tabs that you don't want to leave open while you study. Each site is accompanied by the writer who chose it. Enjoy.
With the exception of earlier this week when students were walking around campus in shorts and t-shirts, December temperatures in State College are chilly. That means a whole different wardrobe for those long walks home after a late night study session.
Students in a theatre class will be performing an original play next week centered around reactions and opinions from students on the Sandusky scandal.
Well, we're back. For some students, that's no problem. They've been on their game all semester. Then there are the students who are still digesting their turkey and moaning about that project they put off until the bitter end. Read on to see how you can finish out this semester strong.
One of the greatest eating days of the year is upon us. College students everywhere are rejoicing in the fact that they will be eating food that wasn't prepared at a pizzeria or in a microwave. Here's how some of your Thanksgiving favorites ranked.
Beard-enthusiasts unite! I have compiled a list of styles both classic and intriguing. Check out the list (with illustrations) after the jump for some ideas the next time you grab your razor.
Getting ready for the Springsteen concert tomorrow? So are we. Here's a few songs we hope to see the Boss perform at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Halloween is upon us, and that means college students everywhere are figuring out what they're going to dress up as. A lot goes into this decision, but before you finalize your outfit here's a few things that you don't want to do.
Three dollars. It doesn't seem like much, but if you try hard enough, you can stretch it out throughout a long day on campus. Or you can blow it all at once. The choice is yours, but follow the jump for some of the reasons why you should always be armed with a few Washingtons.
Autumn is the best time of year for walking. Whether walking between classes, walking downtown for a pumpkin spice latte or walking up to Beaver Stadium, here are some solid fall tunes to keep your feet moving and your mind content.
It's Homecoming Week and that means plenty of former Penn State students will be cruising through their old stomping grounds. We have a few reasons as to why those alumni are awesome.