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Author: Zack Rutstein

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Zack Rutstein

Penn State 5th-year Materials Science and Engineering student, Onward State Arts Editor, Musician

Foster the People Pumps Up The BJC To Kick Off Fall Concerts

On the eve of Penn State’s home opener against Akron, the Bryce Jordan Center opened its fall concert season on Friday night with a show by indie rock group Foster the People and special guest opener The Velvet Teen.

The Sing-Off Live Tour to Make BJC Stop

Contestants from NBC's hit show The Sing-Off will perform at the BJC on February 28 as part of their inaugural Sing-Off Live Tour! The show features a cappella musicians performing unique renditions of today's top hits. The live show will bring season 4 finalists as well as last year''s winner, the Pentatonix, to perform individual sets, group numbers, ultimate sing-offs, and a few new surprises.

Mike Wallz on The Layover and Life After College

Penn State rapper Mike Wallz may be out of college, but he's still making moves in the music industry. It's been a year since we last caught up with Mike to check out his album The Free Life. He's now working on another album, The Layover, which is set to release on November 11. We caught up with Mike Wallz to see what he's been up to since moving on from Penn State.

Movin’ On Releases Second Student Survey

Penn State's annual concert series, Movin' On, released their second student survey today. The survey aims to crowdsource Penn State's favorite acts to bring to the festival on May 2.

Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords to Speak at Eisenhower

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords will speak at Eisenhower Auditorium on Monday, November 4 as part of the Student Programming Association's Distinguished Lecture series.

Reel Big Fish to Take On Levels

California ska-punk band Reel Big Fish will headline a show at Levels Nightclub on Nov. 18 as part of the "Don't Stop Skankin'" tour.

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