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Month: January 2009

10 Questions: Miss Virginia

10 Questions is a recurring Onward State feature in which we ask people about their Penn State experience. Today we’re talking to Tara Wheeler, who has a resume that sounds like the description of a Bond girl. She’s a beauty queen (Miss Virginia 2008), an Air Force ROTC cadet, an aspiring TV anchor, and an […]

When Interns Rate Companies

At job fairs around the country, recruiters promise a summer internship program promising bountiful opportunities and plenty of hands on experience. As some of us know, those promises can sometimes be shattered by menial “intern” work and little opportunity to explore. Ever want to cut through recruiter’s tactful spiel and find out first hand what previous interns think about the company that they worked for?

Co-op Party

At the co-op party with the gang. Getting some great pics for Natty Nittany and meeting some cool people.

Read This Article

The Collegian recently published a really fantastic profile of boxer Katongo Mulenga, who is also a Penn State student. The writer, Dean Meyers, shadows Katonogo as he trains at the Altoona Boxing Club (without a coach) and competes in a fight at Uniontown. The story is very well written, with atmospheric lines like: Atlantic City […]

Sexual Deviant Wakes Up Student

The Collegian posted a disturbing and confusing story this afternoon. A 50-year-old State College man was arrested Friday afternoon just hours after police say he broke into a Penn State student’s apartment and performed oral sex on the man while he was asleep. That’s got to be one of the most frightening ways to be […]

Sex Sells, But in State College?

Sex sells. That’s probably why the Collegian’s article about a new male escort service got above the fold A1 coverage. The Gentleman of State College (here’s their MySpace… booty calls, anyone?) is offering male escorts for “anything from dinner dates to massages to bachelor parties to bachelorette parties.” The company makes clients sign statements saying […]

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