Author: Rico Gore

About the Author

Rico Gore

Rico is a senior advertising major from Pittsburgh who has been with Onward State since just a couple weeks into his freshman year. He loves to drink Diet Coke and eat Mexican food. You can follow Rico on Instagram @RealBigRico and TikTok @RealBigRico.

Student Life

Change Is Constant: Rico Gore’s Senior Column

"Life moves fast. Live in the moment and don't get hung up on the past."

Student Life

Chill Out Hookah Lounge: State College’s Chillest Hangout

Chill Out Hookah Lounge offers a laid-back atmosphere with a variety of hookah flavors and a focus on relaxation and community.


An Open Letter To THON’s ‘What’s In The Box?’

We loved "What's In The Box?" at 6:42 a.m. so much that we want to see it again and are willing to help out.


Putting THON’s 46 Hour Duration Into Perspective

46 hours is a lot of time. We brainstormed some other things that could occur within THON's vast timeframe.


Power Ranking The Downtown Hyatt’s Lobby Art

The Hyatt Place in downtown State College has some fantastic Penn State artwork in its lobby.


Hypothetical Penn State Significant Others To Lie About At Thanksgiving Dinner

We made up some hypothetical significant others to lie to your family about over the holidays in case you're sad and lonely.

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