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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

Retherford, Rodriguez Named Penn State Student-Athletes of the Year Retherford, Rodriguez Named Penn State Student-Athletes of the Year
224 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
Two powerhouse athletes from two powerhouse teams were selected as Penn State's Student-Athletes of the Year. Penn State Athletics announced Tuesday that women’s soccer star Raquel "Rocky" Rodriguez and wrestling champ Zain Retherford earned the honors for the 2015-16 school year. [Read More]
Penn State Team Takes First at National Collegiate Wind Competition Penn State Team Takes First at National Collegiate Wind Competition
226 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
The Collegiate Wind Competition was a breeze for Penn State’s Wind Energy Club, which took home first place over 11 other universities at the national competition last week in New Orleans. [Read More]
GoFundMe Created for Penn State Legend Wally Triplett GoFundMe Created for Penn State Legend Wally Triplett
227 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
An ESPN 30 for 30 short featured legendary alumnus Wally Triplett yesterday and told the story of his football career at Penn State as well as the story of the 2013 Class Gift, the We Are Statue. Triplett is now 90 years old and battling health issues, and his family is calling on the Penn State com [Read More]
Sale Dates Announced for 2016 Penn State Student Football Tickets Sale Dates Announced for 2016 Penn State Student Football Tickets
229 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
Mark you calendars, set your alarms, and then set a few more alarms — Penn State Athletics revealed the dates for the 2016 football student section ticket sales. [Read More]
THON to Phase Out Canning By 2019 THON to Phase Out Canning By 2019
232 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
Penn State's THON will phase out canning as a fundraising source by 2019, executive directors Katie Mailey and Austin Sommerer said in a statement Thursday. The student-run philanthropy supporting the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Medical Center will host limited canning weekends in the [Read More]
Police Report Significant Increase in State Patty’s Day Weekend Crime Police Report Significant Increase in State Patty’s Day Weekend Crime
239 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
State College Police reported a steep increase in essentially all crime statistics on State Patty's Day. The numbers are a combination from both the State College Police Department and Penn State University Police. [Read More]
Ted Brown Wants to Create a 'Shrine' Replica of Joe Paterno's Office Ted Brown Wants to Create a 'Shrine' Replica of Joe Paterno's Office
240 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
Ted Brown, a 1968 Penn State alumnus who’s running for re-election as an alumni-elected trustee on the Board, wants to honor Joe Paterno at Penn State in every way possible. [Read More]
Pennsylvania Budget Impasse Scaring Old Main Pennsylvania Budget Impasse Scaring Old Main
243 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
This lack of a budget from Harrisburg is scaring Old Main, and rightfully so: being a state-related university, Penn State receives state funding that helps cover some of the university’s budget and keep tuition down. [Read More]
Buffalo Wild Wings Planning Restaurant on North Atherton Buffalo Wild Wings Planning Restaurant on North Atherton
246 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
It’s been a roller coaster 2016 for the State College chicken wing situation. But fear not, fans of spicy, fried, flavored chicken dipped in bleu cheese dressing: Buffalo Wild Wings has heard your pleas and is coming to Happy Valley. [Read More]
Adam Breneman Hired as Campaign Manager for State Senate Hopeful Adam Breneman Hired as Campaign Manager for State Senate Hopeful
246 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
Republican Mike Regan, a Pennsylvania State Representative who is running for State Senate, announced that former tight end Adam Breneman will serve as his campaign manager for the 2016 campaign. [Read More]
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