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Month: November 2008

From the archives…

As the first of what we hope will be a recurring feature on Onward State, we’d like to present the first mention of Joe Paterno in the New York Times. The article was published on November 7, 1943, and the headline was POLY ELEVEN BOWS TO BROOKLYN PREP Loses 13-0 Game to Brooklyn Foe for […]

It’s a Mascotastrophe!!!

James D. Sheep (’09), Nittany Lion extraordinaire, has been charged with Driving Under the Influence. The very unmascotlike charges are the result of an incident on Curtin Rd. last Saturday. Sheep’s future as the Nittany Lion is currently up in the air. The Collegian, who initially printed the article, were unable to contact the head […]

What We’re Thankful For

My travels back to Philadelphia and then to New Jersey have made me realize a few things that I’m thankful for at good old State: The water pressure in Simmons. Truly, it’s like a little slice of heaven. I went back into my bathroom at home and wished I could teleport to the dorm shower, […]

1st Thirty to be Shown on Big Ten Network

Penn State Live is reporting that the 1st Thirty series (can we even call it a series?) will be shown on the Big Ten network in early December. Wondering what 1st Thirty is? “1st Thirty” is the true story of four strangers, living together by chance, who have their life videotaped. A student camera crew […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Onward State team would like to wish you and yours a happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy the food and family. We might put a few things up today, but we’ll definitely be back tomorrow.

Nittany Lion Athletics

Well, Thanksgiving is upon us, and Penn State Athletics have much to be thankful for. Football: Big Ten Champions! Headed to the Rose Bowl to play against the champion of the Pac-10 (Hopefully not against Oregon St. Wouldn’t that be boring?) Women’s Volleyball: Big Ten Champions! Undefeated. Have not dropped a set. Own the longest […]

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