Author: Marcus Correll

State Shades Penn State Football Contest

Wash your home jersey, stock up on cases of Natty Light and make sure the cornhole and ladder golf sets have all their pieces. It’s almost football season and I can almost already smell the burgers cooking at 10 a.m. To celebrate the upcoming season, we at OnwardState along with our new friends from will be running a contest giving away pairs of sunglasses.

Zak Sobel Band Takes Happy Valley to “Barcelona”

You might know them from their weekly performances at the Darkhorse Tavern, but the Zak Sobel Band isn’t just your average nineties cover band. The group — arguably the most talented opener at Movin’ On — released “Barcelona,” its third album of original songs, earlier this spring. Check out our thoughts after the jump.

Greg Falatek: Gettin’ Higher

Every time a new rapper (read as: white) breaks onto the scene, there seems to only be two parallels. On one end he could have the imagery and lyrical talents like the most mainstream, white rapper: Eminem. Or on the opposite end of the spectrum, he could infamously have the lack of rhythm and flow similar to Asher Roth.

Starbucks to Replace Peet’s at Campus Coffee Shops

We’ve got news for all you caffeine-lovers: Next fall, Starbucks coffee will replace Peet’s Coffee at a number of locations on campus.

Movin’ On Releases Final Act: Mates of State

After Movin’ On announced its first three selections for next Friday’s concert, I gave up hope on enjoying the concert. The last band was just announced though, and the surprising thing is that they are actually a good choice.

The Asylum to Host Spring Concert Tomorrow

Get your skinny jeans and retro band tee ready because tomorrow night is The Asylum’s Annual Spring concert.

Misfits to Horrify the Arena Bar and Grill

This Saturday, legendary horror-punk band The Misfits will perform at the Arena Bar and Grill on Martin Street, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and the concert starting at eight. The band was originally scheduled to play at Mezzanine, but the venue was changed and now the show is 21 and over only. Anyone under 21 who purchased tickets needs to see Mezzanine for a refund, according to the Arena’s website.

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