Author Claire Fountas

Claire Fountas

Claire Fountas is a writer for Onward State. She's a freshman pursuing a double major in journalism and psychology. She lives in a suburb of Chicago, IL, but has recently found a new home in Happy Valley. Claire also writes for Her Campus at Penn State and enjoys much too frequent (and expensive) trips to Au Bon Pain. You can follow her @ClaireFountas or email her at

Student Life
1 A THON In The Life Of An LT

Each year, many volunteers work hard to ensure THON’s success; one of the behind-the-scenes, yet vitally important, positions includes working as an LT. “I think our biggest goal is to provide support, leadership, and encouragement throughout the entire THON season,” Materna said.