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Author: Mario Di Paolo

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Mario Di Paolo

Mario Di Paolo is a contributor to Onward State. Originally from Montoursville Pennsylvania, Mario is seeking a bachelors degree in Print Journalism and hopes to finish by 2017. As a devoted lover of cinema, Mario can often be found alone in his apartment watching pretentious films he pretends to understand.

Memories Of State Patty’s Day In Its Prime

State Patty's Day is almost a decade old. In its short lifespan, the holiday has attracted a lot of scrutiny from the local community. Our writer explains his experiences with the holiday over his lengthy Penn State career.

Memories In The Making: Freshmen Share First THON Experiences

Attending your 1st THON is a memory you will never forget. These Penn State freshmen share their thoughts on what it's like to be here for the first time.

THON Inflatables Return For 2016

THON 2016 is underway and spectators are keeping spirits alive by bouncing inflatable pool toys around the Bryce Jordan Center

THON 2016 Color Wars Officially Begins

Looking to keep the dancers pumped and focused throughout the weekend, THON's annual Color Wars are officially underway.

THON Participation Extends To Commonwealth Campuses

THON is not just for University Park students: undergraduates from campuses such as Abington, Harrisburg, and Altoona all traveled to Happy Valley to help support the kids and dancers.

‘United For A Cure:’ THON Opening Acts Pump Up The Bryce Jordan Center

With THON less than an hour away, a variety of musical acts and performers took to the stage to warm up the Bryce Jordan Center.

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