Month: September 2010

Gamers Arena to Hold Opening Cermonies

A new video game store will press start and begin life in downtown State College this week. Located at 421 East Calder Way, Gamers Arena should provide the perfect alternative to those on campus who don’t want to take a bus to purchase murder simulators. The store is celebrating not being GameStop with a grand opening bash tomorrow, the first of October.

Settle v. Professor: the Biden Rally Tiff

Vice President Biden’s visit led to some confrontation outside the Pollock Road entrance of the HUB. In one such instance, Sam Settle of Young Americans for Freedom got in an argument with Steven Heppelmann, a Penn State physics professor. Hilarity ensues in the video after the jump.

Scheduling 101

Scheduling: A traumatic experience we all have to go through together. A night that reminds us graduation actually does exist. A necessary speed bump that pokes fun at those of us who are still clueless about our life path. A fight with your peers for the best classes at the best times (hello four-day weekends!).
That’s where Onward State steps in. Last week in our Community section, we asked for your opinions on the classes offered here at Penn State. Based on your comments and other feedback, we’ve assembled a brief list to help you in your quest to achieve some prime time knowledge.

Homecoming Wants Your Blood, Offers Free Chipotle

This Friday, October 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Penn State Homecoming is hosting a blood drive at Alumni Hall in the the HUB. If you’re interested, donors are encouraged to schedule appointments ahead of time. You can do this online or in person at the HUB, where tables will be set up today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

UPUA Gears Up For CCSG Council, Homecoming

President of the Council of Commonwealth Student Governments Mohamed Raouda appeared during the Open Student Forum portion of the meeting and encouraged UPUA members to attend this weekend’s CCSG meeting. Raouda said that the Assembly has “so far shown amazing support to the Commonwealth.”

Campus Night Out Happening Tonight

The Student Life & Diversity Committee, part of the University Park Undergraduate Association, will be hosting Campus Night Out tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. in front of Old Main.

State College Landlord Fights Rental Ordinance Change

Myers argued that the provision would discriminate against students and would be a problem not only for students, but for rental owners, business, and for Penn State. By lowering the amount of occupants allowed in a rental from three to two, the Borough Council would be taking already limited living space away from students.

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