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Day: September 4, 2009

State College Mayor Bill Welch Passes Away

Mayor Bill Welch has passed away at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center due to complications from surgery. Our prayers go out to his family and friends. Onward State will have more information as it becomes available.

Distraction of the Day: Weekend Wars

How do you deal with the tensions that arise from living with your friends (or frenemies) in an apartment or house? Apartment War from Benjamin Schmanke on Vimeo.

Bellefonte Man’s Fall Results in Charges Against Students

Two Penn State students were charged yesterday with misdemeanors for furnishing alcohol to a minor as the result of a “source investigation project” on an August 14 incident at University Towers. Matthew Beck, a 19-year old man from Bellefonte, had been drinking vodka with Katherine Reese at her apartment off of Bellaire Ave when they […]

Share-It-Blanket In Front of Library from 1:30 to 3:00

What: In an effort to simultaneously raise awareness about and contribute to the reduction of material waste within the State College community, a group of concerned students and citizens will be bringing in bike-loads of donated goods ranging from rice to bikes that will be available for free (i.e. sharing). When: Friday September 4 from […]

SOMA Meeting Discusses Future Entertainment Acts, Parking Lot Music Venues

Earlier this week, we went to the general meeting of SOMA (Students Organizing the Multiple Arts) and are pleased to report that they have many ideas for this semester. There was a general discussion of possible bands that could be brought in, including some pretty progressive options (Pitchfork would approve), and rumors of big name […]

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