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Day: April 6, 2012

What Matzah Means to Me

Passover is set to begin tonight, and one of the main symbols of the eight day holiday is matzah, unleavened flat bread made from flour and water that lacks yeast. Several Onward State staff members are here to give you their take on matzah ranging from overall feeling towards it, significant experiences, and even some recipes to try.

5 Reasons to Watch Penn State Men’s Volleyball

We know it’s Easter Weekend, and most people are home. But if you’re still in State College, you need to go see the #8 Penn State Men’s Volleyball team play. The Lions are in action Friday night against Sacred Heart at 7:00 p.m. and Harvard on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Check out why you should go after the jump.

BOB Does Work: Defensive Tackle Edition

After a quiet week that saw a few targeted recruits opt for other schools, Bill O'Brien has recovered in the form of Greg Webb, a four star defensive tackle out of New Jersey.

B&W Film Festival Looking for Submissions

Starting next week, the Student Film Organization will begin accepting submissions for the Blue and White Film Festival, which takes place on Sunday, April 22nd. Learn more about the festival--which will be free to students--and about how to submit a film after the jump.

Thespians to Put On “Aida” as 200th Show

The Penn State Thespians were founded in 1897 by Dr. Fred Lewis Pattee and Dr. John H. Leete, making them the university's oldest student organization as they have reached their 115th year. But that's not the only landmark that they reached in 2012, as their premiere of "Aida" next Thursday will mark their their 200th show.

Aron Ralston Pushes “Embracing Your Boulders”

On Thursday, Aron Ralston visited Penn State, and shared with us how he came to realize that the most important things in his life were with his family, with his friends, with the people that he encountered and the relationships that he made. Read more about Ralston's speech after the jump.

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