Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Student Life
4 Tips For Your Random Roommate Assignment

A highly anticipated moment for any soon-to-be-Penn-Stater’s summer is just around the corner — roommate assignments will soon be distributed to the freshmen masses. There’s a code of conduct that you need to abide by unless you want to be referred to as “my creepy-ass roommate” to all my high school friends before the fall semester even begins.

Sandusky Scandal
10 What Does It Really Mean to “Punish Penn State”?

We are Penn State. Well, are we? Do we want to be now? Do we want to have our names tied to this institution that immediately raises eyebrows at the very mention of it? Yeah, I think we still do. Because who really is Penn State? The fact of the matter is that the crimes and the almost-certainly-true-but-technically-alleged coverup, heinous though they were, were committed by just a handful of people, a microscopic portion of the 96,519 students and 17,780 faculty and staff that form the technical makeup of the University.

Penn State
0 We’re back!

Eight months since that moment of darkness, corporate America has good news for Penn State. VP of Marketing, Linda Bartman, announced that her company believed there was a positive aura surrounding Penn State football. Unless the program descends into the abyss again, will advertise on ESPN when the Nittany Lions take the field during the 2012 season.

Student Life
1 #MusicMonday: Summertime Pandora Stations

Music goes with summer like Corona goes with lime, but you don’t always have the right playlist to accent the smell of chlorine and golden sunshine. If you’re go-to DJ is Pandora Radio, here some #MusicMonday suggestions to help you dial in to the best stations to keep the summer spirit high and the body temperature low.

Sandusky Scandal
27 (LS)U Mad Right Now

Maybe anger still lingers from the 2010 Capital One Bowl when Penn State defeated LSU on New Year’s Day in Orlando giving the Tigers their first bowl loss since 2004. Perhaps the animosity is more recent stemming from the 2011 season which saw LSU fail to score a touchdown in over 120 minutes of football against Alabama, losing to the Crimson Tide by way of shutout in the National Championship Game.

Sandusky Scandal
0 Sandusky Trial: Day Nine [Live Blog] GUILTY

On June 11 in the Centre County Courthouse, one of the most anticipated trials in Pennsylania history — Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Gerald A. Sandusky — began. Onward State will be in the courtroom for its entirety, frequently updating this page with our updates and reactions, as well as the @OnwardState feed, as courtroom regulations allow.

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