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Renata Daou

Renata is a junior majoring in International Politics and one of Onward State's contributors. She's from Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil and no, she doesn't live in the middle of the Amazon forest. She likes learning new languages, reading, writing, and talking about the one time she went bungee jumping.
Follow her on Twitter @renatadaou to see her rant in Portenglish or e-mail her at [email protected] for serious inquires.

Student Life

Penn State Connection Fuels Musical Collaborations Between Two Alumni

Two Penn Staters who never actually met at Penn State connected online through the university's alumni network only to wind up working in music together.

Student Life

Gender Equity Center To Host Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events

Penn State’s Gender Equity Center will host a series of events throughout October to bring attention to National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Student Life

Costumed Penn State Students Bring Joy To Local Kids In Need

The Alliance of Heroic Hearts is a non-profit organization and club at Penn State with the sole purpose of “bringing out the hero in ordinary people."

Student Life

Penn State Oral History Project Documents International Student Experience

What will happen when future generations want to know what life was like for Penn State's international students? A new project on campus hopes to address just that.

Student Life

Applications For Penn State’s International Student Pen Pal Program Now Open

The program pairs incoming international students with current Penn State students to help them get acclimated to the university.


Penn State Alum, Labor Leader Richard Trumka Dies At 72

Trumka, 72, served as president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL–CIO) since 2009.

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