Disappointment was felt by many last summer when it was made official that there would be no primetime games in Beaver Stadium for the 2011 season, marking the first time since 2004 that this was the case. Things will be different in 2012.
My freshman year I came to Penn State expecting the best time of my life. Since then, I have met some of my best friends I will ever have, some of the most brilliant professors I will ever have the opportunity to interact with, and some of the most talented people around. I had the opportunity to interview Russell Brand and Jonah Hill, photograph a Penn State vs. Michigan game under the lights, and party with the best people in the world. And I don't regret a minute of it. After the jump is a summary of some quotes from important people in my life that have guided me through my wonderful experience at PSU.
Read the first of Onward State's senior columns after the jump.
It seemingly began with Drake's "The Motto" and ever since, the phrase YOLO (You Only Live Once) has taken on a life of its own within the teenage and college age generation over the past few months. At this point, it is rare that you can walk campus or scroll a social media sight without hearing or seeing "YOLO" at least once. Below, several Onward State staff members will share their thoughts on the use of the phrase and whether it deserves the place that it seems to currently have in college life and society.
Penn State graduate The ‘U’ released a mixtape titled #NoDaysOff last week. I listened to this mixtape in full as a long time hip- hop head. Before you dismiss me as some hipster (I am), know that I can elaborate in great detail on the different styles of Big Pun, Big L, and Biggie Smalls. Now that credibility is out of the way, on to the actual music.
On April 14th, Ben Clark was elected president of the Council of Commonwealth Student Governments (@CCSG_Staff), the governing body for, you guessed it, the various student governments of the commonwealth campuses. I had the opportunity to sit down with Ben and to ask him a few question about what he does.