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Month: November 2009

2011 Beaver Stadium Seating Plan Revealed

The student section will gain 800 seats… at the expense of a shift away from the 40 yard line. The general reaction is said to be similar to cheering when the fast wave passes through the visiting team’s section – “Boooooo-yaaaaayyyy!” It has not yet been decided, as far as we know, where the Blue […]

Onward State’s Tips for a Happy Thanksgiving

It’s that time of the year again, Happy Valley. Thanksgiving break! A time to head home with a full laundry basket and an empty wallet. A time to grub face with the people you love most. Yes, there are few things better heading home to a table full of stuffing, sweet potato casserole, and turkey […]

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Question of the Day: Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us here at Onward State, Happy Thanksgiving! Wherever you call home, we hope that you can take the time to enjoy the holiday with friends and family. So sit back, have some turkey, watch the parade or perhaps some football and don’t forget to answer the question of the day, which happens […]

NPR Personality Ira Glass Visits Penn State

Ira Glass, NPR host for “This American Life”, was in State College a tad over a fortnight ago to learn what it’s like to attend a university with one of the best football programs in the entire US of A. Some reporters followed around freshmen, others attended frat parties, but Ira’s focus was on the […]

State College Safest City in America

A new report from the Congressional Quarterly ranks the State College Metropolitan Area as the safest in the country. The annual report uses FBI crime statistics collected from local law enforcement agencies. The study takes murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary and motor vehicle theft numbers and compiles a score and compares it to the […]

Professor Caught Up in Climate Change Scandal

The climate change debate has been going on for a long time now, and public opinion on the matter has fluctuated with each new scientific revelation. Penn State has had a prominent voice in the debate, with one professor in particular having a larger voice than most. Professor of Meteorology Michael Mann has been a […]

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