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From early dismissals to stabbings to vague alerts, we gathered some of the best and worst texts from the now non-existent PSUTXT.
In honor of the culmination of another season, we at Onward State found some parallels between Penn State and Game of Thrones.
Wondering what has the Class of 2014 been up to since graduation? Just check Twitter.
The State College Police are recruiting new officers, and they've created an entertaining and informative video about their work.
We all know that the Creamery is home to over 100 ice cream flavors, but what if campus celebrities had their own flavors?
Along with several other friends, senior Stephen Pianovich organized a tailgate outside of the Forum building because his friends Shane Green and Ryan Cusack had a final exam.
Yik Yak is Penn State's latest gossip darling and it's no surprise. Posting your own Yik Yak is a bit of a craft. Here's a helpful guide:
Overheard returns one last time this year at the Mifflin Streak.
Here at Onward State, we want the Class of 2014 to enjoy the graduation ceremony instead of it being ingrained in their memory as a brutal time commitment. Sure, listen to the graduation speeches, but here are some things for you to do to make your time sitting through commencement a bit more entertaining.
Need a distraction from studying? Watch Penn State beat Michigan.
Penn State's favorite (and only) free music festival, Movin' On, is this weekend. With the concert moving up a week this year, and on a Saturday for the first time ever, organizers are expecting the event's largest crowd ever. With each Movin' On comes a new set of musical acts, and anything and everything that you may expect at a free music concert on a college campus. For the unexpected, we have decided to set up some prop bets for the concert.
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All of us at Onward State are proud to announce our newest Managing Editor, Tim Gilbert. Tim's new to our staff, having joined at the beginning of the Spring 2014 semester, but his hard work, experience, and ability as a writer and an editor makes him the perfect person to lead Onward State into the future. We sat down with Tim for 10 questions about his vision for the most read student-run blog on the planet.
ESPN's Mike and Mike had viewers send in questions for Mark Emmert. The responses they received were hilarious.
Former Penn State defensive end and current Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali may have a future in music after his football career ends. Hali released a rap/R&B song a few days back called "Hell Yeah," and it's actually pretty good.
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For the first time, you have a chance to explore the State College pizza scene with Coach Hand at the inaugural Herb Hand Pizza Crawl on Sunday, April 27. It's $20 to sign-up, and each attendee will receive a limited edition Pizza Crawl t-shirt, a 'Hope, Courage, Strength' wristband from Bands4RAINN, and a slice of pizza at all five scheduled stops.
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We need your help to help send our staff to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic vs. Central Florida.
There are all sorts of types of Penn State Dads. See if you can spot them all during this Blue-White Weekend.
If you want to try an outlet for the fear you face about graduation that isn't going to kill your liver, perhaps you can try listening to some über-depressing music. As Onward State's resident sad music guy, I've got your back.
As is the case in just about any election, from national to student government, there are bound to be a few interesting write-in votes once the ballots are tallied. In last week’s UPUA election, which officially elected Penn State’s Ninth Assembly of undergraduate representatives, plenty of amusing write-in votes were, well, written in.
We all pretty much hate ANGEL. To put it kindly, ANGEL is a very bland and inconvenient course management system. All the same, we're also all pretty much stuck with it for the time being. Luckily, there's a silver lining. As it turns out, ANGEL offers some amazingly obscure themes in its personal settings. We went through them and picked out the very best, just for you. Pick your favorite and make using ANGEL a little bit more hilarious for yourself.
In 1855, James Irvin of Bellefonte, Pa donated 200 acres to start the Farmers’ High School of Pennsylvania, which eventually became our beloved Penn State University. Irvin’s Great-Great-Great-Grandson, Steve Irvin, now wants the land back, which will result in Penn State’s eviction from State College, Pa.
Multiple sources have told Onward State that a student in the HUB has picked up a copy of The Daily Collegian and actually read it.
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Famed OS commenter Laura Strobl is stepping out from the Facebook page and joining the Onward State staff.
It has just been announced that Canyon Pizza will be raising its slices to $1.50, effective April 2nd.
According to several eyewitnesses, The Willard Preacher suddenly said, “You know what? Fuck this. Seriously, fuck this,” and promptly became an Atheist today.
The Daily Collegian's sex columnists Dick and Jane are newly born-again virgins. They have stopped writing their sex column to pursue a new topic: Abstinence. They will now write for Onward State every Thursday about not having sex and why it's awesome.
After several years of arguing that the Neil Diamond hit "Sweet Caroline" should be played in Beaver Stadium, PS4RS has switched its stance, and is now opposed to the song being played anywhere within a 60 mile radius of State College.