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Month: December 2011

The ABCs of 2011

A is for Avicii, who had the BJC bouncing in late November, and for the Alabama Crimson Tide, who Penn State hosted in one of the most highly-anticipated football games in recent Beaver Stadium history. B is for bin Laden’s death, which thousands took to Beaver Ave. to celebrateĀ on what our own Becky Perlow coined […]

First Night State College

In a small town known for major college sports and an enormous state university it can be easy to forget that there are charming community events that occur even when the 40,000 plus students are back home. If you are in the State College vicinity and looking for reasons to get out of the house on New Years Eve, First Night State College offers an opportunity to experience an impressive display of ice sculptures, live music, and food vendors as part of a plethora of enjoyable events.

Penn State Struggles in Big Ten Opener

Penn State (8-6, 0-1) was unable to find their groove Thursday night, as they fell 71-53 to 18th ranked Michigan (11-2,0-1) on the road in the Big Ten opener.

Happy Holidays from Onward State!

As you settle in to your second and third helpings of Christmas dinner (or Chinese food) and your Christmas movie of choice, Onward State would like to wish you a happy holiday.

May your time spent with your family be reinvigorating, and may your joy far exceed that of the Onward State staff in this picture!

Football News Roundup: While You’ve Been Gone

I was anticipating a quiet week in the Penn State football world. That was certainly not the case. A first fight, recruiting updates, and coaching search speculation dominated the headlines, leaving several questions unanswered heading into the holiday (and bowl game) season.

What to Do Over Winter Break: Pittsburgh Edition

So, with the Philly/Pittsburgh rivalry at Penn State, there's no way you didn't see this post coming, right? Here's a list of things to do this break in Pittsburgh.

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