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Day: February 18, 2009

All Voices Heard at Penn State (Unfortunately)

Firstly, I’d just like to say how thrilled I am to be writing for Onward State. Congratulations, everyone, for ranking 1st in the US News and World Report poll, and thanks for doing all the legwork and getting Onward State to prominence just as I joined. Good timing all around. For my first post, I […]

Smartphones and U

So you just turned on that brand new Blackberry.  Great!  Unfortunately, you’re probably not using it to its full potential. Smartphones, the generic term for phones with more advanced capabilities, are becoming very popular among college students.  Below are a few ideas on how to best use your devices. E-Mail In college, more than ever, […]

Ex-Russell Workers Go on Tour

After their factory, Jerzees de Honduras, was shutdown for being unionized, two former Russell employees: Moises Elias Montoya Alvarado and Norma Estela Mejia Castellanos, have been touring the country’s universities trying to spread the word about their plight and the injustices Russell has perpetrated in Honduras. The two have visited Purdue, Minnesota, Penn State, Georgetown, […]

The NFL Combine Begins

For those of you who are desperate for football (be it college or pro) news, today is a minor holiday. That’s because today, eight Nittany Lions have arrived at the 2009 NFL Combine in Indianapolis. [Penn State tackle Gerald] Cadogan will be joined by teammates Lydell Sargeant, A.Q. Shipley, Aaron Maybin, Derrick Williams, Maurice Evans, […]

A Win for Onward State is a Win for Penn State

Wow… yesterday marked the three month anniversary of this blog’s launch. It’s a happy coincidence that the U.S. News & World Report Best Alternative Media contest ended yesterday too. I just wish we had another Girl Talk rumor to put up, in honor of our very first post. Thanks to the incredible efforts of our […]

Vote on Next Year’s White Out T-Shirt

The Collegian is hosting a poll on its site to determine the design that will be used for next year’s White Out t-shirt. You can vote here. The voting ends at 5:00 pm on Friday, so get it done! Our favorite is this design, Design B. Design B (front and back) The rest of the […]

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