Author: Alex Calderaro

Alex Calderaro is a junior majoring in Supply Chain Management from Central Jersey. As a first generation Penn Stater, she has found a home here in several places, including her sorority, and, of course, Onward State. You can contact her at [email protected] or follow her on twitter @alexcalderaro.

THON Gains An Angel In Hope Westrick

Four Diamonds Child Hope Westrick passed away surrounded by family and friends this weekend. The sisters of Alpha Xi Delta reflect on her memory and remind us to “always have hope” and continue to fight for a cure.

UPUA Passes Tenth Assembly Budget, Funds Finals Frenzy

In a quick meeting that we can only hope will be characteristic of the tenth assembly, the UPUA passed three pieces of legislation, including the Budget for the 2015-2016 year.

‘Dear Old State’ Documentary To Premiere Next Week

After two years of interviewing students, attending sporting events, and speaking with community leaders, the highly anticipated “Dear Old State” documentary is complete. The documentary will premiere on April 28 at 8:30 p.m. in the Freeman Auditorium.

Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk Comes To State College

The AFSP will bring its efforts to State College on April 26 for the Out of the Darkness Community Walk. The Community Walk, which is one of 360 that will occur nationwide this year, helps to educate teens about mental disorders, raise awareness about research, and promote programs for survivors of suicide.

Sixth Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Walk/Run On Sunday

The Sixth Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium 3 Mile Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk will take place this Sunday, April 19 at 11 am. The event, which benefits the Special Olympics Pennsylvania, has become a staple to Penn State’s Blue and White weekend.

Greek God And Goddess Crowned At Pageant

Greek organizations cheered on their members last night in the 2015 Greek God and Goddess of Penn State Pageant. Individuals from Alpha Xi Delta, Theta Chi, Alpha Phi, Lambda Sigma Upsilon, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Delta Pi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Pi Beta Phi, and Delta Chi competed for the crown and a $500 prize in Freeman Auditorium.

UPUA Begins 10th Assembly With Chair Elections

The UPUA opened its 10th Assembly Wednesday night, as Emily McDonald and Terry Ford were sworn in as President and Vice President by former president Anand Ganjam.