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0 OS Staff Picks: Best Campus Dining Hall Foods

In a perfect world, I could afford to indulge in Chipotle burritos and Irving’s breakfast sandwiches on a daily basis. However, most days I find myself swiping my meal points away at the dining halls. To help keep the on-campus meals exciting, the Onward State staff is sharing some of its favorite dining hall dishes.

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15 OS Staff Picks: Our Favorite State College Bar Bands

Penn State is chock full of opinionated students, and that becomes extremely evident when discussing State College favorites. From a preferred bar to your burrito place of choice, Staters are rarely neutral. In the latest edition of our OS Staff Picks series — in which our writers break down a personal favorite related to the university or town — we collaborated to discuss the best bar bands in State College. Here’s what Onward State’s staff had to say on the subject.

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24 Community Content: Christmas in State College

Like the many knots in an otherwise perfect string of Christmas lights, the lies in the Sandusky story are now relics of lazy indifference. It’s sad, indeed, that nearly everyone now agrees, the fate Paterno got was a fate he did not deserve. Frank Fina said inasmuch. Corbett has now said that. Bob Costas has admitted that.

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15 It’s Time For Penn State Football To Wear Pink & Black Throwbacks

Penn State football needs to take a page out of the basketball team’s book. That’s a sentence you don’t hear often, if at all, but with Pat Chamber’s squad hitting seven wins — one more than football had all season — by early December, perhaps it isn’t such a crazy idea for James Franklin to start emulating his colleague. But where to start? Well, how about throwback jerseys?

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1 Penn State Defense Clicking Under Coach Bob Shoop

The relationship between coach and player is a bond like no other, and is often a major factor affecting on-field performance. In just its first year, the relationship that has developed between Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop and his players is special, and so far, the unit’s play reflects that relationship.

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22 Onward Debate: The Best State College Burgers

From Kildare’s to Five Guys, downtown State College features many different places at which one can get a burger. With variations in everything from the bread to the cheese to the beef, each burger joint offers its own unique interpretation on the iconic American food. But who does it best in Happy Valley? Just like we did with wings and drunk pizza, we had some of our staff’s carnivores debate which burger is State College’s best.

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