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Day: January 23, 2011

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Penn State Mourns Death of Leader and Philanthropist William Schreyer

Penn State's official release about the death of alumnus and trustee Bill Schreyer, including quotes from President Graham Spanier and Joe Paterno.

Official Penn State Greek Week 2011 Pairings

The official pairings for Greek Week 2011 were announced today. The week-long event, which will take place on April 17-23, has the theme 'Lions with Letters, United Together' this year. Check out the full list after the jump.

Honors College Benefactor Bill Schreyer Dies

Last night on Twitter, a number of students tweeted condolences for William A. Schreyer, who is perhaps best well known here as the namesake and benefactor of the Schreyer Honors College. It wasn't until this morning, though, that we found official confirmation of the reports.

First reported by's Adam Smeltz, the Center for Strategic and International Studies published a release expressing the think-tank's sorrow at Schreyer's death. Schreyer was a major benefactor of the nonpartisan institute. We will update this post with more information as it becomes available.

HUB Titles: It’s Kind of a Funny Story

I’ve been known to crack some jokes here at Onward State. Most of my stories are as serious as a one-legged orphan kitten getting punched in the face by a Native American being forced off his land. That is some super downer stuff right there. Dig through some of my past stories, though, and you just might let loose a chuckle or two. But would I ever joke about mental illness? Of course not. I’m not that heartless. “It’s Kind of a Funny Story,” however, was just crazy enough to try it. The result just might blow your mind.

Read on after the break to find out about the premise, the performance, and the final verdict.

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