Author Zach Berger

Zach Berger

Zach Berger is a StateCollege.com reporter and Onward State's Managing Editor Emeritus. You can find him at the Phyrst more nights than not. If he had to pick a last meal, Zach would go for a medium-rare New York strip steak with a side of garlic mashed potatoes and a cold BrewDog Punk IPA. You can reach him via e-mail at [email protected] or on Twitter at @theZachBerger.

Student Life
0 Net Impact Hosting Smeal Corporate Citizenship Conference

Penn State’s chapter of Net Impact will host the Smeal Corporate Citizenship Conference later this month, bringing in nine major businesses and a keynote speaker to discuss integrity, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility (or CSR). Corporate citizenship is the idea that businesses should be socially responsible and aim to enrich communities in which they operate.

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Downtown
5 First THAW Festival Misses The Mark

THAW was supposed to turn the faux holiday into a community-oriented event, something could bring local families and students together for film showings, comedians, and musical performances. But in the end, it seemed that the festival’s first year was unfortunately a flop, failing to garner any real traction.

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THON
0 46 Hours And Counting: THON 2015 Kicks Off

In what is the culmination of an entire year of fundraising for the Four Diamonds Fund, dancers stood up in the Bryce Jordan Center on Friday night to officially kick off THON 2015. They won’t get another chance to sit on the arena floor until 6 p.m. on Sunday after 46 straight hours of dancing.

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THON
0 Hope Express Runners Endure Frigid 135-Mile Trek To THON

Here in State College, residents are braving the extreme cold in the streets and students are making the frigid trek to the Bryce Jordan Center for THON. It’s cold enough but it doesn’t begin to compare to what 30 runners are doing as part of the Hope Express, completing a frigid 135-mile marathon of sorts from the Penn State Hershel Medical Center to the Bryce Jordan Center in less than a day.

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