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Author: Devon Edwards

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Devon Edwards

Devon is a 2012 Penn State graduate and current law student at NYU. Devon joined Onward State in January of 2011, after a lengthy stay in the comment section. His likes include sabermetrics, squirrels, and longs walks on the beach, and his dislikes include spelunking, when you put your clothes in the dryer and they come out still kinda damp but also warm, and the religious right.

Guest Column: Endorsements Keep PS4RS on Wrong Track for Accomplishing Meaningful Reform

The loudest voices in this upcoming Board of Trustees election are those who are living in the past, driven primarily by an unhealthy thirst for vengeance. They refuse to acknowledge that the present poses new and distinct challenges, and that our Trustees are the ones who must lead this university through an uncertain future.

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Thank You for Everything, Onward State

A former editor reflects on his time with Onward State, and how it made him a better person.

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The Real Penn State

Senior Emily McConnell writes for the Huffington Post that THON is “who We Are,” as the Penn State community.

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Gary Schultz Wants Charges Dropped

The attorney for Gary Schultz has filed a motion asking that the charges filed against him in connection with the Sandusky scandal be thrown out, on the basis that there is now no way for the state to corroborate Mike McQueary’s testimony.

An Apology from the Managing Editor of Onward State

Earlier this evening, Onward State reported that Joe Paterno had passed away; however, the mountain of evidence stacked opposite that report became too much to ignore. At this time, I would like to issue a retraction of our earlier tweets.

Onward Debates: THON Workshops Waste of Time

Courtney O'Bryan's death was and is, unmistakably, a tragedy. I think I speak for all of Penn State when I say how shocked and saddened we were to hear the dreadful news. But when I found out that THON had responded by mandating attendance at canning workshops, I wondered if the lesson her death taught us had actually been learned, or if the organization simply aimed to obfuscate the real risk.

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