Day: March 19, 2013

Man Convicted of DUI While Riding Bicycle

Frank Aritz Jr. of State College was found guilty for riding his bicycle in downtown State College with a .162 BAC level. Aritz was spotted by police riding his bike without a headlamp on East Beaver Ave. and on the South Allen St. bike route, per the CDT.

According to prosecutors, Aritz's reaction when he was pulled over was, "It's a fucking bike!"

Shane McGregor Channels Inner Honey Boo Boo

What do the IFC president, a THON Family Relations Captain, a club croquet member, Shane McGregor, and the former president of Nittany Nation have in common? No, its not that they have all gotten kicked out of Café 210 (OK that also might be true). The answer is that they will all be competing in the second annual Mr. Think Pink pageant.

Fancy Virtual Tour of Fancy IM Building Renovations

A virtual tour of the Phase I renovation of the IM Building has been released, and from what it looks like, the project is going to be very successful. The $26.1 million partial renovation has become a mission in order to meet student demand for fitness facilities. Take a look inside the future home of intramural sports at Penn State after the jump.

HackPSU: Pitch Your Idea to a Reddit Co-founder; Win a Trip to Silicon Valley

What's HackPSU? Think of the hacking scene -- minus the tequila shots, sorry -- from the from the Social Network; add 160 (and counting) entrepreneurs from Penn State, UPenn, Michigan, Carnegie Mellon, Illinois, and Pitt; and, for good measure, throw in Reddit co-founder Steve Huffman along with other Silicon Valley big shots as judges for the event.

Vote for Your Favorite Spring Break Photo [Updated With Winner]

Penn State students scattered across the globe last week and shared their spring break photos with Onward State. The winner has been announced!

Mullen/Dooley Set Ambitious Platform For Next Assembly

Katelyn Mullen and her running mate, Brenden Dooley, are running unopposed in the upcoming UPUA elections, but that doesn't mean the two are short of good ideas for the student body. Here are a few of the ideas Mullen and Dooley had for the upcoming 8th Assembly:

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