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Podward State: Season 8, Episode 4 Ft. My Hero Zero

On the latest episode of Podward State, hosts Hailey Stutzman and Charlie Pegler are joined by Mike Lee, Jason Olcese, Ethan Phillip, and Eric Damiano — better known as State College band My Hero Zero.

Throughout the interview, the band chats about how each member got into music, musical inspirations, its favorite songs to perform live, and the meaning behind the “My Hero Zero” name. The crew even shares their go-to drink while performing at bars.

Podward State is an Onward State-produced podcast that releases episodes on Spotify and YouTube during Penn State’s fall and spring semesters. Each episode features discussions with guests about all things Penn State, including sports, news, student life, entertainment, and more.

You can catch this week’s episode using the YouTube and Spotify links below.

Podward State is dutifully produced by Onward State’s all-student staff, including…

Grace Cunningham
Shannon Smith
Connor Krause
Hailey Stutzman
Charlie Pegler
Teagan Staudenmeier
Mara McKeon
Keeley Lamm
Tobey Prime
Mikey DeAngelis

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Grace Cunningham

Grace was Onward State’s social media manager once upon a time. She was also the host of Onward State's podcast. You should google "Podward State Wienermobile" for a good laugh. Nowadays, Grace is a copywriter or something. You can reach her at gecunningh[email protected], although she doesn't know why you would want to.

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