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Day: February 9, 2009

Rally for Relief at Old Main

Gavin Keirans (UPUA President), George Khoury (Council of Commonwealth Student Governments President), and Luke Pierce (IFC President) all addressed a crowd of approximately 100 students and community members at today’s Rally for Relief. The argument put forth by the student leaders was quite strong. It was, in short, that students at Pennsylvania’s state related universities […]

Life After Ruckus

Friday brought the regrettable revelation that DRM-based music service Ruckus, Penn State’s replacement for the once-free Napster, had shut down. If Ruckus’ inferiority didn’t have you downloading music illegally already, it’s sudden death might. So, in the interest of a lawsuit-free Penn State, a few of us at Onward State decided to explore the legal […]

International Affairs Event

Penn State will be hosting a lecture series with the Honorable Richard Butler AC, former Australian Ambassador to the United Nations and expert in nuclear arms control and disarmament. Butler served as the U.N.’s chief arms inspector for Iraq from 1997 to 1999. All lectures will be held in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium of the […]

Smeal Students Meet Oracle, See Future

A group of Smeal students spent the weekend visiting with the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett. He is the Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, a conglomerate holding company that has averaged about a 20% return in the last three decades. Think of it as a kind of pilgrimage for capitalists. The group started by […]

Basketball Slumps

In front of a near-sellout crowd at the Jordan Center, the men’s team faltered yesterday, losing to Wisconsin for the second time this season, 54-44. This loss comes after the recent drubbing at the hands of Michigan on Thursday. It appears that the Lions are in a funk. At the game, three-point shooting, a staple […]

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