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Day: April 11, 2012

Overheard on Twitter: TJ Bard “Smangs”

The UPUA office in 314 HUB got a new addition today, in the form of a poster of former president TJ Bard.

Erickson, Administrators To Host Second Roundtable Forum

Following a successful and informative Student Town Hall Forum that took place in late November, president Rodney Erickson and other members of the university's administration will hold a second roundtable forum on Tuesday, April 17, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., aimed at answering any questions that the student body may have about Penn State's future "in light of recent events."

Calling All Computer Geeks: PSU Hackathon Starts Friday

Always wanted to create the next Words with Friends? A variety of local businesses have teamed up with the College of Information and Science Technologies to sponsor the 2012 Penn State Hackathon.

Rick Santorum Pulls Out (Of the Presidential Race)

I'm extremely disappointed and deeply saddened to let you all know that former Pennsylvania senator and Penn state alumnus Rick Santorum pulled out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday. After a hard-fought campaign, he decided that he was tired of being behind Mitt Romney and constantly coming in number two.

Socially Awkward Freshman: 5 Things I Didn’t Do

All my life I have been that socially awkward person standing in the back of the room. Now that I am at college I discovered.... well, some things don't change much. My freshman year is almost over at Penn State and I've spent all my time indoors eating Ramen noodles and reading my math textbook.

Flyers vs. Penguins: The Battle of Pennsylvania Staff Predictions

The day hath arrived. Playoff hockey is upon us. One of the more intriguing series, and certainly the most highly anticipated series by students on campus will be the 4 vs. 5 seed matchup in the Eastern Conference where the Pittsburgh Penguins will take on the Philadelphia Flyers in a best of seven series that begins at 7:30 tonight. This series should have a bit of everything and could be an instant classic. Below, several Onward State staff members provide their insights, thoughts, and snark:

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