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Day: November 16, 2012

Trustees Announce Members of Blue & White Vision Council

Penn State announced the 27 members of the new Blue and White Council -- which includes two students -- earlier today at the Board of Trustees meeting.

Women’s Soccer Hosts Boston College in NCAA Tourney

Fuel was added to the fire with Stephanie McCaffrey's tweets last night, Tonight, things will be decided on the field as the top seeded Penn State Women's Soccer team will be looking to extend its season and move on to the Round of 16 as the Nittany Lions (18-3-1) host the Boston College Eagles (10-5-3) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Jeffrey Field with the match beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Hooray! Penn State Remains Accredited

Several months ago, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education announced that Penn State was being issued an accreditation warning as a result of the Sandusky scandal fallout. What was seemingly an act of grandstanding, the action riled up the alumni base who believed that Middle States was unnecessarily piling on Penn State. It came as no surprise when student body President Courtney Lennartz announced on Twitter Thursday afternoon that the accreditation warning had been lifted

Nittany Lions Look to Continue Unbeaten Streak Against Hoosiers

Closing in on completing its twentieth football season as a member of the Big Ten, Penn State has done many things within that time period, but losing to Indiana is not one of them. The two squads have met fifteen times, and regardless of location, weather, or overall condition of the program, the result was the same each game and very few of the contests were even close. Tomorrow at Beaver Stadium, the Nittany Lions (6-4, 4-2) will attempt to continue this unbeaten streak against the Hoosiers (4-6, 2-4) that dates back to November 6, 1993.

10 Things at the Library You’re Probably Not Using

As one digs deeper and travels through the massive building, one begins to realize that Pattee and Paterno Library are more than just stacks of books. There are several items and services that the library has to offer that students may not have realized yet.

How to Break Up with Your Professors: A Love Letter

With the end of the late drop period upon us tonight at midnight, the time has come to answer the questions that have probably been nagging us since syllabus week. Should I just wave the white flag and retake MATH 140 next semester? Is a C in Creative Writing really worth the GPA damage for some GA credits?
If you have found yourself at the point of no return with a class, why not go out with a bang? Why let yourself quietly fade into obscurity when you can leave your professor something to remember you by? We at Onward State are here to help make sure your professor's memory of you outlasts your time in their class and provide three solid options for how you can late drop with style.

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