Day: October 22, 2009

A Cloudy Day for the Solar Decathlon Team

Earlier this month, Penn State’s Natural Fusion team competed in the illustrious Solar Decathlon. Unfortunately, they didn’t fare as well as they’d hoped. Along with 19 other universities, the Penn State team built an eco-friendly house and transported it to Washington, D.C. Judges compared the houses’ architecture, market viability, comfort zone, communications, home entertainment, etc. […]

Students Assigned to Photograph Seldom Seen Penn State

Students in COMM 269 Introduction to Photojournalism were assigned a few weeks ago to document the people who keep Penn State running on a day-to-day basis and Penn State Live ended up publishing the pictures. It’s an interesting look at typically unseen parts of Penn State life and worth a few minutes of your time.

More Information on the Reestablishment of Beta Theta Pi

First, let me clear something up: there is no Schreyer “takeover” of the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Theta Pi. After the previous members of Beta were asked to leave last year, the alumni leadership of Beta Theta Pi began developing a unique vision for the social fraternity. Dean Christian Brady of the Schreyer Honors […]

UPUA Campus Night Out on HUB Lawn Tonight

What: The UPUA has organized an event in coordination with a number of other campus groups to promote campus safety. The Collegian reports, Student bands, spoken-word performances and local DJs will provide entertainment while student groups and State College officials work to promote the message of safety on campus and throughout the entire Penn State […]

Our Growth and Yesterday’s Post on ‘Smart Gaming Room’

Onward State is almost a year old. I can hardly believe it. You might remember that nearly a year ago on November 17, 2008, we published a post about the (rumored) Girl Talk concert. Our readership has grown significantly since then. Eli, Evan, and I have been trying to evolve our editorial structure to keep […]