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Day: October 7, 2013

Kicker Troy Stivason Commits to Walk-On to Penn State

Troy Stivason, a kicker from Athens, Pennsylvania, has committed to walk-on to the Penn State football team.Stivason received offers from Buffalo and Akron, but instead chose to walk on to the Nittany Lions 2014 squad. He attended Penn Stateโ€™s home opener against Eastern Michigan along with nine other recruits.

A 5โ€™11โ€™, 168 pound senior at Athens High School, Stivason officially announced his decision through his Instagram with the caption:

Penn State Screws Up Student Ticket Allocation for Michigan, Offers Alternate Packages

Penn State Athletics is offering students the chance to trade in their student section tickets for this weekend's game against Michigan for several interesting ticket packages.

Childish Gambino Kicks Off Homecoming Week

Despite not having the ideal atmosphere for a rap concert -- Gambino repeatedly pointed out that the lights were too bright in the main gym -- the rapper gave what may end up being one of the best performances that any artist will give at Penn State this year.

Sights and Sounds from the Quidditch Pitch: Penn State’s Nittany Invitational

Experience the sights and sounds of a Quidditch match at Penn State.


Penn State Love Stories: Part 3

Another week, another round of Penn State love stories โ€” including a couple who got engaged on the top of the Fraser St. garage.

Homecoming Court Video Series: Brenden Dooley

I recently sat down with the 10 students on this year's Homecoming Court to get to know them a little better and ask them some fun questions they probably don't get asked every day. Onward State will publish two videos a day leading up to Homecoming weekend as we await the next heirs of Penn State royalty. Here's Brenden Dooley.

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