Day: October 14, 2014

Community Content: Take Advantage of Penn State’s Research Opportunities

The Eberly College of Science Student Council is hosting a special event regarding undergraduate research and opportunities to secure a position in a research lab as an undergraduate student. This event will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Life Sciences Building.

Game Day Observations: Michigan

Well that happened. For the first time since 2007 -- the first time any current Penn State student has ever known -- Penn State lost to Michigan. It sucked. I was there, which sucked even more. Nonetheless, the Big House is a college football institution, and after taking an extra day to mourn, here are my observations.

On-Campus Living: The Pros and Cons

Somehow, just over six weeks into the semester, it's time to start thinking about where you're living next year. State College boasts numerous beautiful livable apartment buildings, as well as houses, and, of course, dorms. Choosing which apartment, house, or dorm to live in is no easy task, so we here at Onward State want to help you take the first step in choosing -- deciding whether to live on or off campus.

Where Will Penn State Be Bowling This Postseason?

Despite riding an ugly two game losing streak, the Penn State Nittany Lions are still bowl eligible, and only need to win two more games in order to ensure that they will be playing this postseason. If the past two games have been any indication, Penn State, which sits at 4-2, will most likely be out of the inaugural four team playoff race, barring any freak occurrences. With that said, there are a number of notable bowl games that the team could wind up playing in come December.

From Table Wars To Blowjobs, The Phyrst Radiates Tradition And Oddities

Along with any old bar, there’s bound to be some tradition to find within its dark, wooden walls. The Phyrst isn’t just any old bar, and so it has a whole lot more than just some tradition. In fact, State College’s favorite hole-in-the-wall drinking establishment is so steeped in tradition that it’s practically flowing out the front door onto Beaver Avenue.

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