Let's skip the list of safety precautions and focus on all of the ways that the university actually helps potential victims as well as survivors of sexual assault. Offering links to those valuable resources in a PSUAlert would be much more effective method of preventing assaults than simply listing safety tips.
Welcome to the best weekend of the summer, everyone. In our excitement for Arts Fest, we got to thinking: Among Penn State's many great weekends, which is its best?
In President Eric Barron's his first official address to the board, he used a graph-heavy powerpoint to explain his outlook on fixing student accountability and debt in an informative, professor-like manner that took about 40 minutes.
It's unlikely, but we like to dream: Could the World Cup ever come to Beaver Stadium?
At today's Penn State where so many of our leaders fall into a robotic, impersonal -- yes, heartless -- abyss, honorable intent is at least a start. If nothing else, David Joyner had that.
Pennsylvania's gubernatorial race is officially set, with Tom Wolf winning the Democratic nomination. Wolf will face incumbent Tom Corbett in November, with heavy implications for Penn State on the horizon. With the race set, we took a look at what each candidate means for Penn State.
Rodney Erickson had to make a brutally difficult choice when he was presented with the NCAA's consent decree. He made the right one.
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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.
Though it sure seems like noon games suck from responses to the latest kickoff time announcement, some of us aren't so sure. So, retired sports editor Zach Berger and managing editor Tim Gilbert present the latest Onward Debate: Do noon football games suck?
We want to be partners in finding a solution to Aetna’s proposed changes, but we can only do that if the administration is open and transparent with us.
There are all sorts of places to get breakfast in State College, but Naked Egg Cafe is no doubt the best.
Don't worry about what you should be doing, or how what you're doing is going to fit into the cadre of college—or Penn State, for that matter—predetermined by our culture. Go make your own Penn State, without any expectations; you'll be much happier.
Go to parties. Go to games. Go to class when you can. If there’s a concert, go to that. Do bar crawls. Climb Mount Nittany. Get involved with clubs and other stuff around campus. Hell, if you and your roommate want to go get lunch in Pittsburgh, get in a car and go to Pittsburgh. Doing spontaneous stuff is the best thing about college. So do spontaneous stuff. Worry about real life later. It’s more fun that way.
It might not seem like it, but when you're about to graduate, you'll be ready to.
Becca Erdman looks back on her four years at Penn State and can't believe they will soon come to a close.
The decisions of thousands of Penn State alumni over the course of the next few dozen hours will decide the fate of this election. These races have become extremely competitive, and I believe this year’s victors will be determined by a few hundred votes.
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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.
Leo Dillinger reflects on his time spent as a Penn State student.
"Ride the blue and white chill waves and you'll be fine," advises senior Julia Kern.
As he prepares to graduate, photographer Mitchell Wilston shares his thoughts -- Penn State is about the people.
Maggie McGlinchy shares her parting thoughts on graduating from Penn State.
We are writing to you as students and soon-to-be alumni to explain why it’s important for you to vote in this year’s Board of Trustees election. The Penn State community is divided and students certainly notice. There are some alumni who are fixated on the past scandal and others who are looking to the future… our future.
I came into my Penn State experience with a bit of dread and a lot of uncertainty. But every person throughout my Penn State journey has left their unique hand print on my life- and for that, I am thankful. Every year I have learned not just in the classroom, but especially outside of it. Here are some of those lessons.
Does Bagel Crust stack up to its established competitors in the State College bagel market? Two of our writers weigh in.
Movin' On 2014 was a memorable day for music fans at Penn State, with showstopping performances from Wiz Khalifa, Fitz and the Tantrums, Aloe Blacc, and more.
I wish I could say I had some grand advice I learned over the past four years, but I can’t because I still don't have most of the answers. As I sit here thinking about the mistakes I’ve made, I realize I wouldn’t want to change any of them. Each speed bump brought me to where I am today, and for that, I am forever grateful. So rather than leave you with a piece of advice I learned, I’d like to thank the people who defined my college experience. Although I can’t name everyone, I’d like to thank some of the people who helped me along the way. Without all of you, I don’t know where I’d be today.
Freshman Mike Reisman talks about the things he wishes he knew when he came to Penn State in August.
Former Senator Robert Jubelirer (R- Blair County) is running to become a Pennsylvania State University Trustee. Penn State alumni, please take a moment to read this biography before you cast a vote.
Most of us have now learned better than to put our implicit trust in the CATA app with its frequent crashes and occasionally unreliable information, but is there any hope that we can one day track our beloved Loops and Links with peace of mind?
After a Bill Belton tweet suggested that some Nittany Lions want new uniforms, our writers debate whether or not the team should switch from their current jerseys.