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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.

THON Donation Stations Decorated As Different Seasons

The THON spirit begins to echo through Bryce Jordan Center and volunteers decorated the donation stations as the different seasons of the year.

Confessions From A Group Project Pariah

Group projects inspire animosity among peers like nothing else, especially when one member doesn't contribute. One of our staffers knows what its like to be the failing member of a group project.

Alumnus James Klemick Opens Coalition Nutrition Downtown

Looking to capitalize on Penn State's vast fitness community, alumnus James Klemick offers knowledge and supplements at his new Coalition Nutrition store on E. College Ave.

Drunk Fighting: A Retrospective

The first time I got in a fight, I was sleeping on a couch after a night of drinking. Some kid though I looked at his johnson while he was peeing outside, so he dragged me off the couch and punched me three times in the jaw. I didn’t fight back, which is something I’ve always regretted. Since then, I have refrained from fighting, mostly because I’m a glasses-wearer.

How to Lose Facebook Friends and Alienate People

Onward State writer Mario Di Paolo shares radical ways to trim his excessive Facebook friend list by showing examples of successful and unsuccessful attempts at pissing people off to the brink of unfriending him.

How to Avoid the Flu Bug

It’s that time of the year. Germs lurk around every corner, waiting patiently to creep into our weak immune systems and destroy all hope of going to class, or even getting out of bed. That's right, ladies and gentlemen: it’s flu season.

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