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Day: September 10, 2012

Leave Sam Ficken Alone

During the darkest time in school history, with every move we make scrutinized by the national media you'd think Penn State fans would show a little class when a player under performs on the field. Wrong. Some irrational fans felt the need to belittle kicker Sam Ficken, following his tough game against Virginia.

Overheard on Twitter: Sam Ficken Had a Bad Day

There are a lot of dumb people in the world, and a lot of these dumb people have Twitter accounts. Penn State kicker Sam Ficken struggled mightily on Saturday, missing four field goals. Some people took to Twitter to act like idiots and voice their displeasure with Ficken's performance. We compiled some of these gems.

Overheard on Beaver Ave

As you walk home from your late night weekend festivities, it’s pretty much inevitable that you’ll hear a snippet of a conversation between drunken passerby that, out of context, will force you to clap a shocked hand over your mouth to suppress an onslaught of uncontrollable laugher. Here are a few of the most ridiculous and entertaining tidbits that I -- and a few Onward State cohorts -- overheard on Beaver Avenue.

Idiot from Cincinnati Sell Sandusky Costume

In August, somebody registered Yes, you read that right. Someone bought a domain name, where one could purchase a Sandusky coaching outfit for this year’s shenanigans. The outfit comes with a cap that says “Ped State,” a whistle, and a t-shirt that promotes “Sandusky Football Camp.”

Careers Days Ahead

If you like to read into things, tomorrow's career fair could be the most significant in Penn State's history. More companies than ever before see the merit of Penn State students.

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