Most of us have taken the week to return to our families outside of the isolated enclave we call State College. Leaving our hyper-Penn State-centric home, concentrated at about 40,000:1, certainly has given me some perspective about what has happened both in the football program and to us as a university community.
Everyone's favorite face-stuffing holiday is only a week away, so in grade school-like fashion we at Onward State would like to share our answers to the classic Thanksgiving question: "What are you thankful for?"
The Penn State basketball team played their third game in five days Wednesday night, and improved their record to 5-1 by defeating Youngstown State. Over the weekend, Penn State finished their final two games in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament, splitting the series with two contrasting performances.