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The Onward State Top 10 List of Lists

In case you missed them, I took it upon myself as the unofficial “List Editor” to compile a list of some of the best lists from this past semester. There are some really good ones on here, so check them out:

10. Walking 101

It seems simple at first, but there is an art to walking on campus. Everyone seems to have their own style as well. Either way, just keep trucking when you’re up there.

9. An Annotated Depressing Valentine’s Day Playlist

In this list, Dennis McNamera compiled some “depressing songs” he listened to “in dark periods of heartbreak.” Say Anything, Kanye West, and Brand New all made the cut.

8. The Soundtrack to Your Year

Recently, Alicia Thomas took the time to make a list that includes all of the memorable songs from the 2011-2012 school year. Yes, “Call Me Maybe” was on it – how’d you know?

7. Under-Practiced Campus Courtesies

After one too many encounters with people who just don’t give a shit about others, I decided to make a list about campus courtesies that are slowly disappearing.

6. The 21 Absolute Worst Things in State College

Another fairly recent post. Melanie Versaw uses her photography skills to capture some of the worst aspects of Happy Valley.

5. Top 10: Worst Establishments To Hold a 55 Days Competition

Tyler Hoy got his hypothetical on for this post about the worst places to host a Cafe 210-like 55 days. Why would you put The Phyrst on that list, Ty?

4. Bar Wars

In this reaccurring post, Melanie Versaw and some other OSers compared some of the local watering holes. Some matchups included Cafe 210 vs. Mad Mex and Indigo vs. Levels.

3. The Ten Commandments of CATA

Miss Thomas tells potential CATA riders what not to do when you hop on the bus.

2. Penn State Bucket List: 30 Things in 30 Days

Well, it’s not too late to cross off some of these items, but I would hurry. Tyler Hoy gives seniors some suggestions on what to do their college careers end.

1. The ABCs of Joe Paterno

John Tecce made a great list about PSU’s former and favorite coach, Joe Paterno. A classic list for a classic icon.

There you go. Those are just a few of some great lists written by some Onward Staters this semester. Which one was your favorite?

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About the Author

Shawn Christ

I am a junior majoring in print journalism. I am American. I am a Lion.


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