Day: December 11, 2009

NYC Hope Gala Announces LaVar Arrington as Emcee

Last January, the New York City and Northern New Jersey chapters of the Penn State Alumni Association and the Dance Marathon Alumni Interest Group paired up to host the Hope Gala. The Hope Gala is a black tie optional dinner that helps raise money for the Penn State Dance Marathon (THON). Hosted at the legendary […]

So You Think You Can Blog?

Calling all Penn State students that think they have what they have what it takes to be an Onward State contributor! We’re looking for new writers, photographers, and videographers for the new semester. Writers We’re looking for snark. We’re looking for more schtick than you can shake a stick at. Our writers output generally 3-5 […]

“Climategate” Investigation Continues

About a month ago, hackers released a series of emails between climate researchers that called into doubt the validity of scientific findings about man-made global warming. One of the researchers whose emails were leaked was Dr. Michael Mann, Professor of Meteorology here at Penn State. Dr. Mann’s emails contained criticisms of a pair of papers that deny […]

PSU VS VTech… Paint the House White.

This Saturday, PSU basketball will play Virginia Tech in an ACC – Big Ten battle that Nittany Nation has deemed worthy of a White House. And yet, I am worried that when I attend the game this Saturday, I will witness a house with chipping paint. It always works out in football, but somehow I […]

TriDelt Nationals Totes Not FTK

As most of you are already aware, the 62-year-old Penn State Chapter of TriDelta was shut down last week due to hazing violations. Only a few that were directly involved in the hazing lost their membership, leaving some with hope that the sorority could eventually return, like a beautiful Phoenix rising from the ashes. But […]