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Author: Claire Marchon

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Claire Marchon

Contributor for Onward State, from the San Fransisco, Bay Area. I am probably the biggest Simon & Garfunkel fan you've ever met; I might also be the only Simon & Garfunkel fan under 50 you've ever met. Either way I think it is very important you know I love Simon & Garfunkel.

The Problem With Yik Yak

The mint green application is relatively straightforward: It features a page filled with 200 character maximum, anonymous posts. In between the dozens of expressions of sexual angst and harmless jokes, however, there are posts written by students who abuse the opportunity for perceived anonymity.

Penn State’s Tea Institute Is Steeped In Asian Tradition

The Tea Institute and its members brew traditional teas, along with researching tea-making methods.

Penn State’s Funniest Students: Meet Full Ammo Improv

Full Ammo Improv performs long form, improvisational sketches, where everything is created the moment it is performed.

Outdoor Thrift Shop On The Come-Up Outside Palmer Museum

A nomadic, upcycling store will make its way to the courtyard outside the Palmer Art Museum next Wednesday from 2:30-5:30 p.m. The Palmer Pop Up Thrift Shop is organized by students Michael Grasso, Tessa Sontheimer, Sloane King, and Caleb Bernstein as an assignment for Art in the Anthropocene class, taught by Heather Davis.

Susan Russell: Impacting Penn State Through Dialogue, Dignity, And Education

“I’ve always known that storytelling was the way in to a kid and an adult, whether it be through poetry, through a play, through a song, through a narrative. Storytelling is who we are,” Russell said, and her works certainly embody that. We sat down with her to catalogue the life and career of one of Penn State's leading women.

Behind The Music And Lyrics: Meet Penn State’s Songwriters Club

Songwriters Club offers a place for student musicians to share their original music and to collaborate with one another.

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