Month: August 2012

Annual Football Eve Celebration Tonight

There are many great pre-game traditions which surround Penn State football – the bus, the flip, and of course the stadium wide “We Are” Chant – but before all those get underway, there is Football Eve. Entrance and parking are free, festivities start at 6, and the pep rally begins at 7pm.

Staff Predictions: Penn State vs. Ohio

Each Friday, Onward State will be bringing you predictions from various staff members for the next day’s Penn State game. Along with a score prediction will be a brief explanation and a few key players to watch. You might disagree with what some of us think. That’s fine, just attempt to remain respectful. Now, let’s all attempt to have a real good time and make some picks.

Penn State 101: Understanding the CATAbus

Everyone loves to giggle at oblivious freshmen attempting to swipe their ID cards to get onto the White Loop after a long night on Frat Row, but getting around campus would be much less of a hassle (read: shit show) if everyone understood how the CATAbus worked. These routes have become familiar to many of us, but at one point in time, they were foreign to us.

Joe Posnanski’s “Paterno” Debuts as New York Times No. 1, Author to Make Local Appearance

Joe Posnanski’s highly-anticipated biography “Paterno” will debut as number one on the New York Times bestsellers list this month, publisher Simon & Schuster confirmed to ESPN.

2012 Basketball Conference Schedule Announced

The Lions, in Pat Chambers’ second year as head coach, will definitely take strides forward this season, but will have to do so with another rigorous Big Ten schedule that was announced earlier today.

UPDATE: Jerry Sandusky Brick Removed

Centennial Walkway contains more than 2,900 engraved bricks donning the names of current and former State College residents. One of those bricks is Jerry Sandusky — only inches away from General James A. Beaver of Beaver Stadium fame.

UPUA Meeting Sees Budget Commission Dissolved

It was everything you could ask for in a UPUA meeting and more — no-holds-barred debate on leadership organization and parliamentary procedure regarding a budget commission, unanimous votes (surprise, surprise) on legislation, and powerpoint presentations on both a revamped housing database website and a partnership with the Princeton Review for test prep courses. Truly tantalizing stuff.

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