Day: March 17, 2011

Temple’s Last Second Shot Ousts Penn State

It took ten years for Penn State ten years to make their way back into the NCAA Tournament. It took less than a second for them to head back home again. Juan Fernandez's off-balance jumper over Tim Frazier with .4 seconds left lifted the seventh-seeded Temple Owls over Penn State 66-64 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament West regional.

Beannachtaí na Fhéile Pádraig!

You may have noticed a man walking around campus in a funny outfit today, or in past years, playing the bagpipe. While this would be considered quite bizarre on 364 days of the year, today is Saint Patrick's Day, and nothing evokes that feisty Irish spirit like a jig-worthy bagpipe ditty.

Patrick Salmon, a junior majoring in Energy Engineering has sported this Gaelic outfit every St. Paddy's day for three years. Salmon is a member of the Irish Culture Society back in his hometown of Scranton, PA. Learn more about the student behind this act, and watch a video of him performing a song just for Onward State!

Penn State-Temple Live Blog

Editors Dan Vecellio and Devon Edwards are in today to Cover-It-Live. Feel free to interact as we share our thoughts during today's second round NCAA Tournament game between the Penn State Nittany Lions and Temple Owls.

Relay for Life Continues PSU’s Fight Against Cancer

Hard to believe it’s been 25 days since the THON overall committee announced its record breaking total of $9,563,016.09for the battle against pediatric cancer. However, cancer does not stop after THON weekend and neither should the fight against it.

Stop Trying to Make Cinco de State Happen

It appears that a Facebook event has been created declaring Saturday, April 2 as "Cinco de State", which we are left to assume is supposed to be another pathetic attempt to create a drinking holiday in the mold of State Patty's Day. And, as our own Chase Tralka wrote last year when Cinco de State first popped up, this idea sucks.

4th Annual 55 Days at Cafe: Challenge Accepted

The 4th Annual 55 Days at Cafe 210 West challenge began on Monday. Editor Caity Rogowski talks about her plans to participate, and gets tips for survival from event administrator Melissa Brown.

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