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What You Missed At THON 2019 While You Were Asleep Part 2

If you went home last night to take a power nap before the final THON stretch, no worries — we stayed up for you. And we compiled this list of all the fun things you missed while you were away. Without further ado, here’s what you missed last overnight:

Bucks County Bungee Jumpers did what they do best — jump.

Contrary to popular belief, some consider the Bucks County Bungee Jumpers’ annual performance to be the highlight of Saturday night. The troupe of young athletes knows how to work a jump rope like nobody’s business and it shows.

My Hero Zero Frontman Jason O Rocks delivered a brief, but impactful performance.

Though he only performed two songs, it sure was good to see the My Hero Zero frontman deliver another performance to keep spirits high in the wee hours of the morning. He even teased the crowd with the lingering promise of a full performance by his band later on.

Pennsylvania native Riley Roth took over the BJC with an acoustic performance.

After Jason O’s performance, Riley Roth slowed things down with a short set comprised of several acoustic songs. While the crowd was appreciative of her original songs, they only really lit up when she performed a cover of the THON favorite, “Closer.”

The Corner Brothers performed a rocking set.

While you can usually catch the family duo at Champs or Cafe, the Corner Brothers took the THON stage for the first time early Sunday Morning.

The car race came back with a vengeance.

And the Blue Car redeemed its winning title. This marked the third racing of the cars for THON weekend. In the first race, the Blue Car took the dub before tying in the second round. At first, it seemed like there might be another tie before Blue was declared the official winner.

The Brass Cadillacs returned for another THON performance.

What’s better than some ska at 2:30 in the morning? Nothing.

The Brass Cadillacs took the THON stage for the fourth year in a row and delivered an electrifying performance comprised mostly of throwbacks — and the crowd loved it.

A solo violinist lit up the stage with some bangers to round out the night.

Penn State student Manny Houndo gave a surprisingly lit performance jamming out some bangers on his little violin. Of course, maybe the performance wasn’t so surprisingly lit, considering Houndo has caught the attention of celebrities like Beyoncé before with his talents on the violin.

So there you have it, Penn State. That’s a wrap on what you missed through the wee Saturday hours for THON 2019.

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Emma Dieter

Emma is a senior from the ever-popular "right-outside" Philly area studying labor employment relations and PR. She's also the Student Life editor for Onward State. She has been a Penn Stater from cradle and will continue to bleed blue and white, 'til grave. She loves trashy romance novels, watching Netflix, and crying over cute videos of dogs. If you ever want to talk more with her about how great she is, or simply have other inquiries, feel free to email her at [email protected]

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