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Day: November 1, 2011

Chambers, Washington Pledge Donations For Hoops Madness Attendance

Pat Chambers and Coquese Washington integrate THON and Pink Zone into tomorrow's Hoops Madness event. Find out how, and why you should come out to Rec Hall tomorrow night if you weren't already planning to!

A Completely Serious Analysis of the Penn State Basketball Non-Conference Schedule

Penn State basketball season is just around the corner, with the Hoops Madness event tomorrow afternoon officially kicking off the season. With just a couple weeks before the games start mattering, it's time to do a little scouting report of Penn State's non-conference opponents.

Stop Motion: Architecture Costume Parade

Yesterday, first-year students in the school of Architecture took place in the annual Costume Parade, in which they were directed to develop costumes and an accompanying performance that reflected some architectural idea. Check out the stop motion time lapse after the jump to get a glimpse of the variety of costumes.

No Shave November Contest: Beard Lapse Bonanza

The beard. The essence of man. The thicket of virility that is responsible for everything kick-ass. November is the month in which we pay homage to the king of locks, satisfying our beard lust with a 30-day shaving embeardgo, although the beard's power usually remains strong through the winter months of Decembeard, Manuary, and Februhairy. For the manliest of men, a month is enough time to farm a mandible mane that would make Solomon blush. We at Onward State believe that such formidable creations should never go unnoticed, and so we are pleased to announce our very first No Shave November Contest: Onward State's Beard Lapse Bonanza!!!

10 Questions: The Willard Preacher

Here at Penn State, it is rumored that the three most recognizable people are Joe Paterno, Graham Spanier, and Gary Catell, who is appropriately named the Willard Preacher. Whether or not that's true, nearly every single student sees the Willard Preacher and for someone who is in his own right a human landmark, barely anyone knows who he actually is.

Lady Lions Open Season Ranked 12th

The Penn State Lady Lions return four starters including All-Big Ten guard Alex Bentley and are ranked 12th in the AP preseason poll, the highest they've been in more than 7 years.

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