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Day: September 2, 2010

IFC Rush Week: Part 4

All this week we will be highlighting the Interfraternity Council’s rush events. This is part four of a five part series.

With Thursday comes Zone 4 of the Interfraternity Council's Rush Week.

The chapters in Zone 4 are: Alpha Rho Chi, Alpha Zeta, Beta Theta Pi, Delta Theta Sigma, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Kappa Sigma, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Lambda Beta, Sigma Nu, Triangle

Read on for the events that are happening tonight...

UPUA Approves “Freshfest”

Legislation to create “Freshfest," was the cause of some debate, an event that representatives Ali Cook and Colleen Cannon hope will increase UPUA’s visibility to the new freshman class by luring freshmen to the quads in East with free food and music.

Read on to see the full details of last night's meeting...

Penn State Football 2010 Season Preview

The time has finally come. Kickoff from the Beav comes in two short days. The sports writers here at Onward State have scoured over statistics and depth charts, and finally let JayPa out of our torture chamber, now that we know who our starting quarterback is. We have now come up with the most comprehensive football preview you'll see. OK it's one paragraph apiece, but we're a blog, so deal with it.

Faculty Senate 101: An Introduction

The Penn State Faculty Senate held its first meeting of the year on Tuesday, August 31. Unfortunately, this statement doesn't mean much to the large majority of Penn State students--mainly because most students are too busy with classes, friends, and clubs to pay too much attention.

Matisyahu Unites with Music and Culture

"Feel free to sit down, this is going to be an acoustic show," American Hasidic Jewish Reggae-Rap artist Matisyahu said, as he opened his set on the HUB lawn last night. If you think his description is a mouthful, just try singing along.

The beat-boxing from Matisyahu echoed off the HUB walls while students gathered for the Jewish Life Festival, celebrating Rosh Hashanah in a week.

SPA Entertains Student Body

As a member of the Penn State community, you might have heard the word “SPA” thrown around in connection to events on campus. For those of you who don’t know, this is not a relaxing place where you can go to get a massage; it’s short for the Student Programming Association.

I sat down with SPA’s Director of Operations Rachael McKelvey to discuss student involvement in the organization and the process of planning events.

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