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Day: March 29, 2011

Live: Final UPUA Presidential Debate

Onward State is set up in the HUB auditorium to bring you live coverage of the second and final presidential debate for the UPUA 2011 Elections.  

Baseball Team Continues Success

The Nittany Lion baseball team finished off the week going 3-1 despite having their mid-week contest against Pittsburgh canceled due to weather conditions.

Penn State Moves Up to #2 in Latest Directors’ Cup Standings

Penn State has taken over the #2 spot in the latest Learfield Sports Directors' Cup rankings, which were released late last week.

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Students Will Not Bear the Burden Alone

Penn State President Graham Spanier wrote an op-ed for today’s Daily Collegian. It’s essentially the same press release that has been repurposed numerous times over the past few weeks, but it’s still an interesting read.

Onward State Endorses TJ Bard for President

We believe that T.J. Bard and Courtney Lennartz are the candidates most able to accomplish tasks immediately upon entering office.

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Continuing the Call to Action

Governor Corbett’s proposed budget cuts are the largest in the history of American higher education. These cuts will transform what education is for a Penn Stater, slashing departments and wages, raising our tuition to unaffordable heights and laying off teachers and campus workers. The proposed budget cuts amount to more than 1.5 billion dollars in reduced education spending and are attacking the very foundations of public education.

This is part of a nationwide movement that is attacking students and working people, while using fiscal austerity as an excuse. What is fiscally responsible about cutting jobs and attacking the middle class?

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