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Day: February 20, 2009

CATA 48 Hour Loops

For those of you not inclined to walk to the BJC to experience all that is THON, CATA will have both the Blue and White Loops running continuously for the next 48 hours. This is a really great service for those that stumble out of the BJC late at night or in the early morning […]

THON 2009 Live Blog

Welcome to our THON coverage. Please visit if you’re interested in donating. We’ll be taking reader submissions all weekend. Please send them to [email protected] 1:30… Switched to a new post. 1:26… The announcer just told the dancers, “It’s time for your meal.” That phrase has an unpleasant nursing home feel to it. 1:26… We […]

Chalk One Up For USAS

As the Collegian reported this afternoon, Penn State will officially terminate its contract with Russell Athletic in the wake of alleged unfair labor practices: Damon Sims, vice president for Student Affairs, wrote in an e-mail to members of United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) Friday morning that the university will terminate its licensing contract with the […]

A Chat with Some Indie Dancers

Tis’ the eve of THON and it’s safe to say the dancers are beginning their final preparations for the 46-hour event.  At 4pm this afternoon they will be ushered through morale’s human tunnel into the BJC, where they will stand to raise awareness and money for the plight of pediatric cancer. Many of these dancers […]

The Natty Nittany

Hannah.  Photographed on College Ave. Hannah has great style.  Not only does she have a strong taste for clothing, but her outfit helps build a strong personal brand.  The bright pinks, oranges, and reds give a nice accent to the fairly neutral coloured outfit.  Her hat has wonderful texture and gives her an artsy chic […]

Reader-Submitted Post

Question of the Day: Favorite Color M&M

Here at Onward State, we especially enjoy it when people comment on our posts.  In fact, it makes us downright giddy. Blogging is designed to be conversational.  We write a piece, and you tell us if what we’re saying is crap or not.  Unlike traditional methods of media, Onward State wants to know what you […]

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