Month: June 2011

JoePa/Coach K Program to Air Thursday on ESPN

The historic and much-anticipated conversation moderated by Rece Davis between Joe Paterno and Duke’s men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, which took place last week, will be aired on ESPN and ESPNU this Thursday. The program will be shown Thursday, June 30th at 8 p.m. on ESPN and will continue at 9 p.m on ESPNU.

Explaining the Fro-Yo War: Who Came Out on Top

Fro-yo (or frozen yogurt) is the latest craze to take over Happy Valley. Healthier than ice cream with an infinite number of toppings, the combination is drive girls in droves downtown to get their fix. The addition of two new businesses has led to a extreme price war, with owners vying to have not only the best prices but each claiming their flavors are the best. Since we know our readers don’t have the time to try them all and decide for themselves, we did it for you and have decided which really hits the spot.

Sponsored Post: Penn State Stylistas Wanted

When Onward State launched its fashion feature, the Natty Nittany, back in 2008, I didn’t know what to expect. The climate in State College isn’t exactly what I’d call favorable for high fashion. Since then, I’ve realized that students who think Happy Valley’s couture scene is underdeveloped just don’t know where to look.

New House Proposal Reduces PSU Budget Cut

Bills were approved by the Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee that would reduce the planned budget cut for PA public schools to 19 percent, much lower than Governor Corbett’s original proposal of 50 percent.

Smeal Ranked Top 15 Globally in UTD Research Rankings

Another day, another impressive ranking for Penn State’s Smeal College of Business. Smeal finished 15th in the University of Texas at Dallas’ Business School Research Rankings, which include both U.S. and international business schools.

Talor Battle Goes Undrafted

The leading scorer in Penn State basketball history will have to wait a little longer to find out what’s next for his career on the hardwood. Battle’s name was not called during last night’s NBA Draft. He now looks towards free agency as a chance to make an NBA roster.

Blair Brown A Finalist For National Awards

Even in the offseason after her fourth-straight national championship, Blair Brown is still making headlines. She was named one of three finalists for the Honda-Broderick Cup, an award given to the National Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year, and one of five finalists for an ESPY award.

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