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The Willard Preacher on State Patty’s Day and THON

If you’ve walked by the Willard building this week, you’ve likely heard snippets of the Willard Preacher’s new “sermon” claiming that THON is run by a bunch of drunkards who forced the bars to shutdown the weekend following the largest student-run philanthropic event in the world.

While his sermons usually include a healthy dose of insults about what he believes is the propensity of Penn State students to act like drunk idiots, this one pokes at the hypocrisy of helping children one weekend and getting shitfaced the next.

Here’s a small sampling of what you’re likely to hear if you walk up Pattee Mall this week.

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Kevin Horne

Kevin Horne was the editor of Onward State from 2012-2014 and currently holds the position of Managing Editor Emeritus, which is a fake title he made up. He graduated from Penn State with degrees journalism and political science in 2014 and is currently seeking his J.D. at the Penn State Dickinson School of Law. A third generation Penn Stater from Williamsport, Pa., Kevin is also the president of the graduate student government. Email: [email protected]

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