Author: Steve Connelly

Steve Connelly is a junior majoring in PR and an editor for Onward State. He is a proud native of the state of New Jersey, and yes, he is literal trash. He is a soccer fan, nap enthusiast, and chicken tender connoisseur. He tried to be a photographer once, but the only good thing that came out of it is a name for his future sports bar, The Blurry Zamboni. You can follow him on Twitter @slc2o (feel free to slide) and email him at [email protected]

THON Continues To Strive For Inclusivity And Expansion

“We’ve really tried to bring the community together in new ways throughout the year. We’ve really tried to expand on our events and make sure that we are doing our best to be inclusive and bring everyone into the THON community.”

Coalition Of Graduate Employees Celebrates Union Rights With Rally On Old Main

The PLRB ruling that Penn State’s graduate assistants have union rights under the Pennsylvania Employee Relations Act came after a week-long hearing in September.

Khloe Kardashian Tweets Her Support Ahead Of THON 2018

She’s helping out the cause prior to the start of this weekend’s events, putting out the donation link for her 25.9 million Twitter followers.

University Health Services Confirms Four Cases Of The Mumps

Penn State’s University Health Services (UHS) revealed that cases of the mumps have been reported on campus.

GPSA Releases Statement On PLRB Graduate Student Unionization Ruling

“Every eligible graduate assistant should vote, but more importantly, every eligible graduate assistant should make a well-informed decision. GPSA will not encourage students to vote either for or against unionizing, but we do encourage students to share thoughts and opinions with one another in order to foster meaningful dialogue surrounding this topic.”

Winter Olympic Country Populations That Could Fit Inside Beaver Stadium

Some nations certainly fall on that “small” end of the scale — a few not even reaching #107k strong.

Penn State Softball Drops Opening Two Games Of The Season

No. 11 Alabama run ruled Penn State after five innings, then Virginia Tech used a strong fifth inning to power past the Nittany Lions, 3-1.