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Day: October 5, 2012

Graham Zimmerman and Tracey Edouard Named Homecoming King & Queen

Finally, what we've been waiting for, is the reveal of the Homecoming King and Queen, elected by the Penn State students. The Penn State Homecoming 2013 King and Queen are Graham Zimmerman and Tracey Edouard.

THON 2013 Theme: “Inspire Tomorow’s Miracles”

The THON Overall Committee has just announced the theme for the 2013 THON year. And it is...“Inspire Tomorow’s Miracles.”

50 Stats for Saturday: Northwestern

After a short hiatus, 50 stats for Saturday is back! Penn State is coming off an emotional beatdown of Illinois and plays a very solid Northwestern team this week. We found some interesting things this week and we hope you enjoy the plethora of the useless information.

Tyrone Smith Gets His Chance

Redshirt sophomore defensive end Tyrone Smith has experienced a lot of hardship during in his life. The 6' 4" 251 pound Smith grew up living in Pittsburgh, and at the age of 13 he lost his mother to kidney failure. That same month his grandfather, who he had lived with his entire life, passed as well. Last year Smith lost his brother Andrew Smith, who was caught up in a brawl over owed money. Smith's journey to Penn State was not an easy one, but now he's making a most of it as a member of the football team.

Mixed Bag at Bad Publicity Fall Showcase

Last night, the Bad Publicity blog put on a five-act show of local music at Abba Java coffee house. It lasted for about three hours and included acoustic, hip-hop, and electronic dance music. Find out one writer's opinion about it.

Tips For The Homecoming Parade

Onward State has gathered a list of tips for those who don't know what to expect for tonight. Find out what they are after the jump.

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