Author: Joe Pickard

About the Author

Joe Pickard

Former Onward State staffer, now just a washed-up alum. Find him at the Gaff.

Student Life

From Freshman Year To Now: What’s Changed?

A walk down memory lane -- here's what's changed drastically since this year's seniors arrived as freshmen in 2013.


I’m A Senior, This Is A Column: Joe Pickard’s Senior Column

I always thought I would be here at Penn State. It's been a dream since I was a kid. But now these past four years seem like they have been a dream.

Penn State

Penn State Receives $7.7 Million Grant For First National Child Maltreatment Research Center

A $7.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help Penn State create the first national center for child maltreatment research.

Parking Details Announced For Blue-White Weekend

The RV lots open at 8 a.m. Friday, but your tailgating pleasure will come at a new price never before seen for the Blue-White game.

University Drive Extension To Close For Construction Project

The project will be completed in phases to allow the Campus Shuttle to maintain its usual route and to minimize the impact on Movin' On.

Penn State History Lessons: Penn State Automatic Computer

In 1953, Penn State created PENNSTAC -- the first digital computer built and operated on a college campus.

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