Author: Evan Ponter

Penn State Students Ask Willard Preacher for a Little R-E-S-P-E-C-T

A group of Penn State feminists combated the Willard Preacher’s hateful rhetoric about sexuality and women by staging a flashmob to the tune of “Respect” by Aretha Franklin. Watch the video and weigh in after the jump.

#MusicMonday: Spring Break-It-Down

The newest tunes from hip-hop heavy weights The Game and Wiz Khalifa to folk’s the Avett Brothers to a nasty mash-up of Pretty Lights and Jimi Hendrix plus who’s playing where in State College this week. Listen to Onward State’s post-spring break playlist after the jump.

Artists Announced for Largest Outdoor EDM Concert to Hit Happy Valley

Datsik, Crizzly, Lazy Rich, Torro Torro and many, many more are set to perform at Tussey Mountain on April 13 for the largest outdoor EDM concert ever to hit Happy Valley. Read more about Boombox and listen to track from the headlining artists after the jump.

#MusicMonday: Post-State Patty’s Day Playlist

Okay, okay, State Patty’s Day haters. You win. But it’s a new week and you can’t listen to Dropkick Murphys forever. Here are some hot jams, a Penn State student-musician spotlight and who’s playing where this week to help you nurse that #SPD13 hangover.

Just Another Senior Sick of State Patty’s

I may wear a green hat this weekend. I may not. I may have my first drink before noon (let’s do Jameson on the rocks). I may not. But you bet your ass I’m going to get drunk. Not because it’s some made-up Irish drinking holiday. Because I’m a college student with a bad case of senioritis and it’s the weekend.

On Display: Students Create Surrealist Dreamscapes

Highlighting Penn State student-artists, Dana Harper & John Di Giovanni. Their exhibitions are running on-campus this week at the Zoller Art Gallery and the Patterson Gallery.

Wowsers! Go Go Gadjet Ends THON Performances on a High Note

The house lights fall and an array of color from stage lights dances over the crowd. Eyes, just full of tears from Family Hour, dry and become dilated with excitement. Bodies, once linked in a somber sway across the Bryce Jordan Center, break down into electricity as Go Go Gadget takes the stage at THON for the 6th consecutive year.