We asked our staff, if you could have dinner with any Penn Stater ever, who would it be and why?
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While striking up a conversation with a Penn State athlete might seem like neat opportunity to chat about State sports and how athletes function when they’re not on the field, there are some conversation starters you should avoid at all costs.
Being rejected from a THON committee is not the end of the world. Contrarily, there are literally thousands of other ways to help make the best 46 hours of the year happen.
Penn State won its fourth game in a row Saturday, but it sure didn’t feel like it. An ugly offensive performance, a tense postgame press conference, and the continued spread of the injury bug left the Nittany Lions with more questions than answers. Here are our game day observations from the stressful affair.
At this point, no member of KDR is going to prove anything by parading around Penn State, proudly or otherwise, in their letters, other than the fact that they lack decency, consideration, and basic human awareness.
Some Penn State bathrooms aren’t for the faint of heart, so we’ve power-ranked the best and worst on-campus bathrooms.
Rutgers fans have chanted “F–k Penn State!” on every third down at every game for twelve months. Seriously.
We sent a trio of staffers to try the Creamery’s 150th Anniversary runner-up flavor: Strawberry Cheesecake.
Excruciating losses come by nature of being a die-hard fan, and at Penn State there are no shortage of either — especially when it comes to Penn State football.
Alas, nothing, not even Happy Valley, can be perfect; that includes the food selection. There are certain restaurants some of our writers can’t seem to live without. Here are our staff picks of what other food spots should be brought to Penn State.
Everyone’s favorite podcast by Onward State is back, and with it comes takes about the depth chart, fall sports, and football promotions.
It’s hard to pick a favorite Penn State animal. In fact, we at Onward State couldn’t pick a single critter to be named the best Penn State animal. So a few of our writers chose our favorites furry friends to defend. Behold! The Battle of the Penn State Critters!
Garden State Radio returned to THON Saturday morning with a thrilling performance.
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.
Last night, our writers checked out California Tortilla and didn’t leave disappointed. It separates itself from the traditional burrito eateries in town, but we agreed it’s a refreshing restaurant that deserves a chance.
In this video documentary, we followed the process of the Ferguson protests’ leadership. As a group, the protestors felt subjugated by the justice system, and they hoped to bring that to light.
Most of my memories stem from my time at the helm of Onward State during the last two years, and from the relationships gained as a result. It has been the honor of my life to be a part of this community experiment, but the real joy has come by learning from the thousands of people I’ve had the pleasure of meeting over the last four years.
May 20 is primary day in Pennsylvania. It’s our chance to select candidates for Governor. Locally, we’ll be voting on the funding to renovate the State College Area High School.
It’s just so sad. I can feel my face tighten when I even think the words “Boston Marathon”. But we will get through it. Everyone has been so good to us, and we will get through it. We’ll get through it thanks to you, and thanks to our city. We are #BostonStrong.
Now that I’ve been abroad for almost three months, I am an expert about all things Europe. Lucky for you, I want to impart some of my wisdom on those who are abroad now, about to go abroad this summer or those who want to or wished they enlightened themselves in Europe, just like me.
All of us have that “30-second elevator speech” prepared and ready to go whenever we meet a new person and are faced with the question, “So, what are you majoring in?” I dread that question, and I know I am not alone. My major is awesome, but complicated. Although I sometimes wonder whether or not I should take the time to try and explain, I know it’s oh so worth it.