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Day: August 24, 2009

Mending the Malt

You’re on your way to a friend’s house for a relaxing evening. On the side of the road, you see a gas station and stop in to buy a six-pack of beer. BUT WAIT. You’re in Pennsylvania, so you have to get soda instead. Trying to buy beer in PA is a true bummer. You […]

The Man Behind the PSU Football Experience

If you’ve ever wonder who came up with the idea to play “Kernkraft 400” (aka “Zombie Nation”) following big plays, or who thought that a full stadium white-out would be a good idea, then this post is for you. Guido D’Elia, Director of  Communications and Branding for Penn State football, is one of the primary […]

More than 10 Questions with Jay Paterno

This summer Onward State had the opportunity to interview Penn State Football's QB Coach Jay Paterno. We collectively panicked to figure out what questions to ask, but then after pulling ourselves together we were able to come up with a well rounded interview. Coach Paterno was very generous in his responses and let us into his unique role as both a coach and the son of a football legend.

OS: What is your favorite part about game day?

JP: The best part of game day is when the ball is kicked off and we get into the ebb and flow, the give and take. It is seeing how the opponents try to stop what we are doing and then adjusting our attack. That is the fun of game day, the mental part of the game, the competition—and all in front of 110,000+ fans and millions more at home watching on television.


Cadavers Confound At PSU School of Medicine

Nervous first-year students at the Hershey School of Medicine recently met face to face with the dead bodies that they’ll be examining in detail over the next semester, as outlined by Pennlive. Students stand, four to an exam table, in assigned teams. Upon each table is a body. All the cadavers are inside white body […]

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