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Lexi Shimkonis

Lexi Shimkonis is a news editor for Onward State. The Penn State sophomore is studying civil engineering. She calls Spring City, Pa. her home.

Articles by Lexi Shimkonis

Yallah Opens New Location with Expanded Menu Yallah Opens New Location with Expanded Menu
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
Fans of Yallah Taco, the downtown State College food stand that opened last fall, have another Yallah option to choose from with the opening of a second restaurant that builds on the McAllister Alley location. [Read More]
Penn State Student Crowned Miss Pennsylvania 2017 Penn State Student Crowned Miss Pennsylvania 2017
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Katie Schrekengast, a Penn State student and member of the Blue Band, took home the title of Miss Pennsylvania 2017 last night at the annual scholarship competition held in Pittsburgh. She is a rising senior majoring in broadcast journalism. [Read More]
Ray Walker, Penn State’s Oldest Alumnus, Dies At 105 Ray Walker, Penn State’s Oldest Alumnus, Dies At 105
15 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Ray Walker, Penn State’s oldest alumnus, passed away this morning in his home in Bigler at age 105. [Read More]
Grand Jury: Penn State IFC Fostered ‘Permissive Atmosphere’ in Piazza Death Grand Jury: Penn State IFC Fostered ‘Permissive Atmosphere’ in Piazza Death
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
The end of the Grand Jury Presentment announced Friday by the Centre County District Attorney’s office includes a note on the fraternity culture at Penn State as well as a charge that Timothy Piazza’s death was not an isolated incident but instead the product of a “permissive atmosphere” of [Read More]
Penn State IFC Cancels All Socials for Two Weeks Penn State IFC Cancels All Socials for Two Weeks
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
The chapter presidents of Penn State’s Interfraternity Council determined Tuesday night that all IFC socials this weekend and next are canceled. This decision comes two days after Penn State administrators announced that nine of the 82 Greek organizations violated the new regulations set in place [Read More]
Penn State Names New Police Chief Penn State Names New Police Chief
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Keith Morris, the current chief of the Allentown Police Department, was named Penn State’s new police chief on Thursday. [Read More]
Laverne Cox Reschedules Lecture at Penn State Laverne Cox Reschedules Lecture at Penn State
26 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Penn State's Student Programming Association announced Monday afternoon that it has rescheduled its Distinguished Speaker Series Lecture with actress Laverne Cox for 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. As originally planned, the lecture will be held in Eisenhower Auditorium. [Read More]
Learn the THON 2017 Line Dance
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Learn the THON 2017 Line Dance
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Though tens of thousands take to the Bryce Jordan Center every year to dance for a cure, no two weekends are the same. This is due in part to the line dance, an annual tradition which is different every year. [Read More]
Penn State Confirms Two Cases of Mumps on Campus Penn State Confirms Two Cases of Mumps on Campus
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Penn State’s University Health Services (UHS) said in a university press release on Friday that two cases of mumps have been confirmed on campus. [Read More]
Penn State Interfraternity Council Suspends Social Events Indefinitely Following Student's Death Penn State Interfraternity Council Suspends Social Events Indefinitely Following Student's Death
32 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Penn State’s Interfraternity Council, in conjunction with the university, placed an indefinite ban on all fraternity social events following the death of student Timothy Piazza, who died from injuries sustained after falling down steps at Beta Theta Pi, and the ongoing investigation. [Read More]
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