Month: August 2009

Football Depth Chart Released

With the season opener this Saturday, it was just a matter of time until the general public learned who would be starting for the Nittany Lions. For those of you who don’t feel like examining the current lineup position by position, I offer some quick observations: Considering Pat Devlin transferring to Delaware last winter, there […]

Taylor Swift Performs to Sold-Out Crowd at BJC

Taylor Swift, country star from Wyomissing, performed at the Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday night to a full house that had sold out in just 20 minutes. We found a YouTube video from Saturday that shows just how packed the BJC was. Did you go? How was it?

Irving’s Sponsoring First State College Tweet-Up

What: Join the staff of Onward State at Irving’s this Thursday afternoon to enjoy coffee and snacks while meeting us and the rest of the State College Twitter community. We promise it’ll be a good time. When: Thursday September 3 at 5:00. Where: Irving’s bakery and cafe at 110 E. College Ave. You can find […]

Students Still Choose Penn State

68,000 students applied to join the Penn State legacy via Class of 2013.  This number increased by 16,000 since 2005, a significant jump. On the first day of class, I assumed that the university admitted an obscene amount of freshmen.  The Forum building was a standstill, and the dining halls boasted standing room only. However, […]

HUB Evacuated Due to Brawl

Anything can happen at a student dance in the HUB. Anything. Even a series of brawls. That’s just what happened Friday night. A series of fights broke out that led to the police being called. No one was arrested because most students left the HUB before the authorities arrived. In an unrelated incident, someone was […]

Full Ammo Improv: Welcome Back, Flapjack

What: Full Ammo Improv is Penn State’s premiere improvisational comedy group. It is the first of many hour-long shows of unscripted comedy this semester. Sister troupe Your Ex-Boyfriends will open with a half-hour of improv. Where: Room 6,  Arts Building basement When: Sunday August 30th from 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm. Cost: Free! has […]

ITS Updates – Angel, PASS Space, and Streaming Galore!

Information Technology Services has released a slew of tech-related updates to Penn State systems. Here are the highlights: Angel has been updated from version 7.1 to 7.3. Many things have been improved and added including “course/group mail, discussion forums, chat, the course/group roster, reports, [and] the HTML editor theme selector.” See this page for a […]

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