Day: December 12, 2011

Distraction of the Day: That Can Be My Next Tweet

You've got a paper to write and need to study for two exams? We've got you covered right here with today's Twitter-based distraction.

7 Tips for Studying at a Bar

Studying for finals? Tired of the usual studying spots? Try studying at a bar! I did it for the first time this weekend (the things I'll do for the sake of Onward State), and I was quite productive.

Be warned, though, that there are some risks and dangers involved with studying at a bar. After the jump are seven tips for doing work at the drinking establishment of your choice.

Don’t Forget Your Underwear

There seem to be those few (important) items that are always forgotten when you travel home for break. If you are traveling far, it seems so much worse when you realize you have nothing to charge your phone with at night, or no clean underwear to put on the next morning. Hopefully with this list you can make sure that you remember everything this break, and don't find yourself wishing you could teleport yourself back to your apartment or dorm.

Penn State Basketball Drops Another One

Penn State (6-5) traveled to Pittsburgh on Saturday to take on Duquesne (6-4) in the second game of a home-and-away series continuing from last season. The Nittany Lions were looking to rebound after coming off their worst performance in recent memory, losing to Lafayette at home on Wednesday.

Onward State Goes to the Football Banquet

I was lucky enough to score a ticket to the State College Quarterback Club's annual Penn State football senior banquet yesterday, held at the Penn Stater hotel. The banquet is attended by the entire football team and coaching staff, and it is where the team awards are announced.