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Day: February 21, 2012

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Out of Africa & Into the Capital: A Penn State Experience

Penn State students will attend the National Model African Union Conference in DC this week. This is one of many opportunities offered through the African and African-American Studies department.

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All Dante’s Inc. Establishments To Close On State Patty’s

All Dante’s Inc. establishments will not serve alcohol this upcoming Saturday because of the responsibility they want to set forth for State Patty’s Day. Establishments affected are Bar Bleu, Inferno, The Saloon, The Deli and The Hopshop. The Deli will remain open for food service on Saturday.

[SoundSlides] THON 2012 in Pictures

With THON 2012 now two days behind us, we can once again say that THON 2013 is tomorrow. But before diving head-first into next year's preparations, we'd like to present you with a slideshow with some of Onward State's finest pictures from this weekend.

Struggling With a Caffeine Addiction? There’s An App For That.

Well, here we are suffering a post-THON hangover, chugging a venti Starbucks and cursing out all of our professors who even considered assigning work this week. As you annoyingly slurp out those precious last drops of caffeine, you already begin considering when you should get another cup. But when is that exactly?

Dear Uncle Mark, Here’s What I Did For You This Weekend

I had the opportunity to dance in THON 2012 this past weekend. For those who didn't see our post on Friday, I did so in memory of my uncle, Mark Tecce, who passed away at age five from a rare form of childhood cancer. This is what I want to tell him about my experience.

The 46 Hours I Lived

I think one of my favorite parts about THON is that when the weekend passes, and we all wake to a well-risen sun, whether we are alone, with a friend or a few, we are all thinking about the hours that just passed. Far too often, life is heavied by the constant pressure to always get more, veiling the world about us. THON Weekend elevates life absolute.

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