Day: October 9, 2009

10 Questions with Librarian Dan Mack

We here at Onward State wanted to get to know one of the campus’s favorite librarians a little better, so we sat down with Dan Mack, and asked away. Dan Mack is a humanities librarian at the George and Sherry Middlemas Arts and Humanities Library, and responsible for the ancient history, classics and ancient Mediterranean […]

Nittany Lion Softball to Get New Stadium

Today, Penn State Athletics announced that they¬†received¬†a $500,000 donation from William and Lee Beard to help create a new facility for Nittany Lion Softball. The softball team has long languished in one of the worst facilities on campus, which is unfortunate, considering that Old State has some of the finest athletics facilities in the country. […]

Bill Welch Documentary to Air Tonight on WPSU

What: An extended version of a documentary titled These Things are Important to Remember will air tonight on WPSU. The documentary celebrates the life of the late Bill Welch, who had been Mayor of State College since 1994. The title is based on one of Welch’s favorite phrases from Virgil’s Aeneid. A Renaissance man, indeed. […]

The Three-Quarter Turn: Moving Picture Show

The Three-Quarter Turn is an exciting, popular feature here at Onward State. Named after the signature Blue Band Pregame 270 degree right hand turn technique, this segment will report on what the Blue Band is bringing to Beaver Stadium and Penn State every week. From performance schedules to half-time show themes to special news coverage, […]

Friend of Jay Paterno Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

You’ve undoubtedly heard by now that President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his “extraordinary efforts” at reengaging the world and bringing nuclear nonproliferation and Middle East peace conversations back to the forefront of the international community. Reactions from some Penn State people have begun to trickle in. Jay Paterno congratulated the […]