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Brandilyn Heckman

Brandilyn Heckman reports for Onward State.

Articles by Brandilyn Heckman

The Life and Death of the Penn State Elms The Life and Death of the Penn State Elms
208 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
Penn State planted its first American Elm trees in the late 1890s. As they grew, those trees became a staple of Penn State. They served as a quiet study spot, shade, and provided a majestic view for all students who passed by them. [Read More]
‘All American Friday’ To Raise Funds For Wounded Warrior Project ‘All American Friday’ To Raise Funds For Wounded Warrior Project
211 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
The Student Book Store, The Corner Room, and Rival Gear Sportswear are teaming up for “All American Friday” this Friday, October 2 to celebrate nationalism all while raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project. [Read More]
No. 1 Women’s Volleyball Defeats Notre Dame To Win Golden Dome Invitational No. 1 Women’s Volleyball Defeats Notre Dame To Win Golden Dome Invitational
214 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
Penn State walked away with the Golden Dome Invitational title after sweeping Notre Dame (4-5) in three sets. With the takedown of host Notre Dame, the top-ranked Lions move to 8-0, with every win having come by way of sweep. [Read More]
24-Hour Relay For Life Walkathon To Begin Saturday Afternoon 24-Hour Relay For Life Walkathon To Begin Saturday Afternoon
236 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
The concept of the overnight walk reflects the fact that cancer never sleeps. This year’s Relay For Life theme is “We Can All Be Heroes.” Teams will walk laps around the track and many participants will camp out for the weekend as musical groups provide entertainment. [Read More]
Ken Burns Documentary Featuring Emily Whitehead Airs This Week Ken Burns Documentary Featuring Emily Whitehead Airs This Week
238 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
Whitehead’s story will be featured in the ‘future’ portion of the series on cancer. She was the first to receive the experimental T-Cell therapy which is regarded as a potentially widespread way for cancer to be treated in the future. [Read More]
The History of the Penn State Football Bank Buttons The History of the Penn State Football Bank Buttons
257 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
The Penn State football bank buttons actually trace back 42 years. The button-making began in 1972 when Central Counties Bank created a handful of Penn State bank pins and left them out for people to pick up. [Read More]
New-Look Wrestling Team Starts Season with Win Over Lehigh New-Look Wrestling Team Starts Season with Win Over Lehigh
258 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Brandilyn Heckman
“It was a ton of fun to wrestle in front of Rec Hall, and it makes it that much better to get a pin,” said Brown. “It was an awesome atmosphere. … It was exciting because we had so many freshmen wrestling. Their youth brought a lot of excitement.” [Read More]
Humans of Penn State Welcome Brandon Stanton Humans of Penn State Welcome Brandon Stanton
263 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Brandilyn Heckman
Humans of New York author Brandon Stanton is always behind the camera. He's made a living out of taking pictures of strangers on the street and asking them questions. But for a man who makes a living behind the camera, his own life is a story in its own right. [Read More]
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