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Day: February 5, 2013

#8 Lady Lions Take Down #14 Purdue, 69-61

The #8 Lady Lions came back after a Wisconsin loss to beat #14 Purdue 69-61 on Monday night in the Bryce Jordan Center. They now have sole possession of first place in the Big Ten Conference.

The Names Behind Each East Residence Hall

East Halls is huge -- the most densely inhabited dorm area in North America, type of huge. If you're a Penn State student, alum, or fan, chances are you have lived, walked past, or at least stopped in Findlay commons for lunch (and/or warmth). But, we've been thinking... Who are those famous East residence halls named after? Following some research, we found some answers:

The Proposal Behind the Picture

On Sunday we posted a remarkable photo (seen above) from former Social Media Manager David Morar of a couple, mere seconds after their engagement proposal. Morar, not wanting to detract from the moment, left the two to enjoy their day, and didn’t ask for their names. Onward State has since tracked down the two Penn State graduates to find out more about their story and how they arrived at Old Main yesterday for this special moment.

Director of National Human Genome Research Institute Updates on Medicine, Calls for Help

Since the era of recorded history, thinkers as early as Aristotle have philosophized on the nature of heredity. Hippocrates believed that hereditary material was collected throughout the body and then passed to offspring, not unlike Darwin's speculation thousands of years later. On Saturday, NHGRI and Eric Green presented on the continuing research conducted in pursuit of genetics-based care.

Attack of the Bees: PSU to Start Beekeeping Club

For some students, college is all about the birds and the bees. For others, it’s all about the bees.

“Whiteout Shirt” Without The ‘R’

The Daily Collegian has released the Final Four 2013 Whiteout Shirt designs, and all four are quite underwhelming. We came up with a few designs that are a lot more interesting.

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