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Mission Accomplished

Back in February, Onward State had the honor of being nominated for 2008’s Best Alternative Media Outlet by U.S. News and World Report’s Paper Trail blog. We had a great start, but then after voter support waned, I did something desperate. In addition to issuing a death threat, I offered “One Mark Act of Shame” in exchange for an improbable win. Long story short, you readers chose to send me into a crowded lecture hall as Green Man.

After weeks of planning, I finally owned up to my promise, visiting Econ 004 in 100 Thomas last Friday.
Green Man Goes to Class from Abbey Farkas on Vimeo

Special thanks to Prof. Smith, who had no idea we were going to do this, let alone record the exchange with hidden cameras. As you can tell from the video, he was unbelievably cool about a man in a green body suit popping in on his lecture.

Credit must also go to covert cameramen Davis and Eli, sleeper cells Brad and Andy, Abbey, who edited the video, and Evan, who not only lent me the suit, but was a creative consultant.

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Mark

Mark McColey is a Senior majoring in Advertising and Labor-Employment relations. Among his loves are Penn State Football, The Steelers, The Penguins, The Simpsons, Tina Fey, and Arrested Development.

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Oof, that can’t feel good. The move isn’t completely out of the blue, as Gorman was periodically absent during the past few weeks without notice. But from all accounts, his intention to resign was only revealed yesterday. On the abandonment scale, this registers just slightly above “going to the store for some cigarettes and never coming back.”

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