Author: Claire Fountas

Claire Fountas is the student life editor for Onward State, as well as a junior pursuing a double major in journalism and psychology. She lives in a suburb of Chicago and strongly disagrees with anyone who hates the Cubs or the Blackhawks (so, pretty much anyone at Penn State). You can follow her @ClaireFountas or email her at [email protected]

Penn State Love Stories: IM Flag Football Teammates

Little did Karen Powell know joining an intramural flag football team would introduce her to her future husband.

Adjusted Dining Commons Hours For Finals Week

Here are some of the adjusted hours you can expect to see during finals week at each commons area.

Penn State Love Stories: A Christmastime Meeting

Lee and Emily Cunningham had no idea working a Christmas philanthropy event would lead them to the loves of their lives.

How To Celebrate Winter In State College

For those in need of a study break, there are plenty of fun events to celebrate the arrival of winter in Happy Valley.

Penn State Love Stories: Brought Together By The CATA Bus

For Claire and Brian Blankenfield, taking the CATA bus was simply a part of their daily routine — until the day it introduced them to each other.

How To Spend Your Thanksgiving Break In State College

If you’re staying local for Thanksgiving break, here are a few events to check out next week.

Fetterolf’s Barber Shop: A History Of Hair, Football, And Family Values

“It’s all about having the opportunity to meet people from different walks of life,” Weaver said. “In a town like this, you really do get to know everybody.”