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Day: March 4, 2009

How To Fix Penn State Basketball

Penn State Men’s Basketball has never been a powerhouse – its trip to the Sweet 16 in 2001 is widely regarded as a pleasant fluke. It’s not like there is a negative sentiment toward the program; it’s rather somewhat of a broadly accepted apathy. One of my favorite Phollegian articles was about the failure of […]

At This Point, It’s On Us

Another rally was held by UPUA this afternoon at Old Main to raise awareness about Penn State’s budget crisis. However, despite the offer of free pretzels, only a handful of students attended, and most of those who attended were either in UPUA or with a media organization. Why was the attendance so sparse? OK, I’ll […]

Real Penn State Heroes

In the same vein as those popular Bud Light radio commercials titled, “Real Men of Genius“, Onward State would like to thank those in the Penn State community that perform jobs that are either unappreciated, thankless, or unknown. Today we salute you, Mr. Sidewalk Snow Sweeper. (Mr. Sidewalk Snow Sweeper) Driving a miniscule 4×4, you […]

The Natty Nittany

Megan. Photographed By The Obelisk. Megan’s look is perfect. What more could we ask for here? The oxford with a plaid skirt is a timeless combination that works wonders for this sophomore journalism major. Note the crest located near the left shoulder. Dressing down the bow tie gives what one might imagine as a strict […]

Get a (Second) Life, Penn State

Distance education at Penn State began under the tutelage of George Atherton, but it has changed quite a bit since then. Just this year, Penn State officially launched its World Campus island in World of Warcraft Second Life. We didn’t know much about how Second Life worked, so we contacted Penn State’s Social Networks Adviser […]

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