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Day: December 7, 2008

Niche Hunting: The Houseasaurus CO-OP

With every Big Ten university there is a mainstream feeling that looms over the entire campus. From the ubiquity of spirit wear to the predictable night life (Natty Light, “Paper Planes”, and Canyon Pizza anyone?), there is a strong inclusion principle amidst us, Staters. This is great though. I couldn’t imagine anything better than cheering […]

What Goes with Fish and Chips? Ah, A Lawsuit

I’d be shocked if the university hasn’t tried to sue these Brits for trade name infringement. Penn State Pretzels, a company from across the pond, says they make the perfect “pre-dinner nibbles.” The site features profiles of the “Penn Pals,” like Mike, the doctor with the perfect bedside manner, and Helen who is “devilishly attractive.” Not […]

The View From Schreyer House

Dear Diary, With finals a week away, a hush has come over campus with students more absorbed in their studies than at any other point in the semester. Books that gathered dust for the past fifteen weeks unopened now sit dog-eared and annotated in a tired desktop heap. Final essays about topics that cross the […]

Last Night’s Penn State Party

Onward State had a busy night! First, we enjoyed a nice set of acoustic performances at Starbucks. Then we came back and relaxed with a little Arrested Development before heading out to an apartment party. It was, in short, an ideal evening. There’s a lot of content after the jump– some commentary on the music […]

Penn State Green Tips… Smells Crunchy

For those that weren’t aware, Penn State wants us to save energy. …Something called “Global Warming”, whatever that is. While I know those of you that have to trudge around campus with wind chills in the single digits might want a little global warming to come to central Pennsylvania, this wish is shortsighted and not […]

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