Author: Amanda McLaughlin

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Amanda McLaughlin

Sophomore Print Journalism Major and English Minor.

5 Excuses to Visit State This Summer

It's almost time to head back home and slave away with your recently landed internship or lousy paying busboy job, but don't fret. If you live close enough to Happy Valley to journey back for a good time, here are the five events you should not miss out on.

Holocaust Survivor Judy Meisel to Speak Tonight

Judy Meisel, a Holocaust survivor and human rights activist, will be speaking tonight from 8 to 11 p.m. in 112 Buckhout. Meisel will be discussing her experiences growing up in Lithuania during the German invasion in 1941 and other remarkable moments of her life.

Best Haircut Places in State College

Looking for a haircut anytime soon? Onward State has created a list of some of the best salons and barber shops in town. If you're confused or puzzled as to where to get your shiny locks trimmed or cut, keep on reading to figure out which hair service best suits your desires.

Fancy Virtual Tour of Fancy IM Building Renovations

A virtual tour of the Phase I renovation of the IM Building has been released, and from what it looks like, the project is going to be very successful. The $26.1 million partial renovation has become a mission in order to meet student demand for fitness facilities. Take a look inside the future home of intramural sports at Penn State after the jump.

The Tech Behind Disney Films by Gene Lee

If you’re interested in learning about “The Technology Behind Animated Films,” head on over to the HUB Alumni Hall this Thursday at 9 p.m. Presented by the PSU Korean Student Association, Dr. Gene Lee from Disney Animation Studios will be speaking.

Harlem Shake Planned for the HUB Lawn

Want to be a part of Penn State’s Harlem Shake? Well, here’s your chance. The Harlem Shake has blown up all over YouTube and is now making its appearance right here on campus with nearly 3,000 people RSVP'd to attend a filming on the HUB lawn.

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