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Day: September 25, 2013

Homecoming Director: Vocal Alumni Harassing 2013 Grand Marshal

Penn State Homecoming Executive Director Bobby Walter spoke at tonight's UPUA meeting to address an ongoing nuisance Homecoming is facing thanks to a vocal minority of the alumni base. According to Walter, a small group of alumni is upset about the decision to have former Penn State basketball star and human rights activist John Amaechi serve as Grand Marshal for the parade.

How Fast Can You Down a Cheesesteak?

Like Ron Swanson, I too am a red blooded American who prefers to eat steak and bacon over "the food my food eats" i.e. salad. So you can imagine my intrigue when I noticed an advertisement for Bradley's Cheesesteak Eating Competition.

10 Ways for a Broke Penn Stater to Make Bank

You've got rent, electricity, heat, cable, internet, parking, and groceries to worry about. And then there are the not-so-essential things that you don't want to live without. Gym memberships, beer for this weekend, bar tours, pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks, orange chicken at Panda in the HUB, and all of the gear for your zillions of organizations (can you say "quarter-zip"?) are so tempting, and it's sad when you're too strapped for cash to indulge. So here are a few things you can do to help you start your own little "slush fund" that you can use for the aforementioned non-essentials and more.

Bill O’Brien Talks Scholarship Modifications On Big Ten Live

You've probably heard the big news by now. Coach Bill O'Brien issued a statement yesterday, but was a little more candid in an interivew with Big Ten Live later in the afternoon. O'Brien elaborated on his reaction to the news and on what the modifications mean for Penn State.

Six Tweets That Will Make Any Penn State Fan Happy

We hear at Onward State do a lot of things, but if there's one thing we love doing more than anything else, it's making Penn State fans happy. Do we always do it? Of course not. But we think we're going to this time.

10 Ways to Make a Boring Class Fun

It is truly remarkable how fifty minutes can soon feel like an eternity of damnation. But who said you can’t liven up the mood a little? Here are 10 ways to add a little fun and excitement to “that class.”

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