Author: 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.

Magic Johnson Shares Life Story To Packed Eisenhower Auditorium

Magic Johnson took selfies, signed jerseys, and even shined a pair of shoes in the Eisenhower Auditorium on Tuesday night. The former basketball star and Hall of Famer described his journey from the poor streets of Lansing, Mich., to success in the business world as the keynote speaker of the Schreyer Honors College’s Shaping the Future Summit, themed “The Power of Money.”

President Barron Reviews University Budget At Student Forum

President Eric Barron, in a continued effort to encourage open dialogue between himself and students, hosted a forum Monday afternoon to discuss the University’s budget allocations and its impact on students.

The (Squeaky) Sound And The Fury: Meet The Team Handball Club

The Team Handball Club’s presence is growing at Penn State thanks to a group of students looking to channel their athletic abilities and take the sport to new heights.

Found At The Lion Surplus

This past week, I had the pleasure of visiting Penn State’s finest consignment store: Lion Surplus. The store, located to left of the Blue Band building, is one of Penn State’s most under-appreciated on-campus resources.

Caitlin Flanagan Speaks On Fraternity Culture At Foster-Foreman Conference

The Atlantic contributing editor and author of The Dark Power of Fraternities spoke last night on the Greek system and its various issues.

UPUA Presidential Candidate Spotlight: Shannon Rafferty

UPUA Candidate Spotlight: Shannon Rafferty’s experience is her key to victory in this year’s race.

Fretting An Exam? Know Your Available Study Resources

It’s a familiar story: Your exam is tomorrow, and you haven’t been to class. Or you have been to class, but you were staring at your phone the whole time. Regardless of your excuse, there are a few recourses to help your unfortunate scenario, and some are more costly than others.