Archive for September, 2012
There was little doubt in anyone's mind that Michael Mauti was going to have a great game today. Anyone who did not believe it would realize their mistake less than ninety seconds into the contest, as the senior linebacker forced Tommy Davis to fumble a punt. Three minutes later, the Nittany Lions took advantage of the turnover as Zack Zwinak scored on a one yard touchdown. The Penn State Nittany Lions were off to a 7-0 lead and never looked back defeating the Illinois Fighting Illini 35-7.
Good morning from Memorial Stadium in Champaign Illinois where Big Ten play is set to begin with the Penn State Nittany Lions (2-2) set to take on the Illini Fighting Illinii (2-2). Both head coaches are in their first season with the program as Bill O'Brien and Tim Beckman seek a good start to the conference schedule.
The Penn State Nittany Lions (2-2) and the Illinois Fighting Illini (2-2) head into tomorrow's game at Memorial Stadium with identical records. Aside from that, the two teams do not have much in common. The Nittany Lions enter Big Ten play with some momentum after two consecutive victories whereas the Illini are trying to recover from a shocking twenty eight point home loss to Louisiana Tech last Saturday.
In accordance with the Clery Act, Penn State released its on campus crime report for 2011, which showed an increase in criminal activity from previous years.
Within the Penn State community lives an Electronic Dance Music subculture that many students either tend to overlook or don't even know exists. But with EDM ever increasing in popularity, that subculture is now scratching its way into the mainstream conscious. Read more about one DJ within this family of music lovers who goes by the stage name, "Nvrsoft."
Earlier this week, Playboy released an info-graphic ranking the top 10 party schools in America. Penn State wasn't included.
Last week's "Blue Out" -- the event that urged people to wear blue attire to the Temple vs. Penn State game -- fetched just under $75,000 in its second year.
Emery Etter started long snapping in eighth grade after his coach suggested it could help him get on the field more. Now he is long snapping for Penn State.
College students certainly aren't rich. Everytime something goes up in price, we feel it. Sometimes it's beer. Sometimes it's bread. Most of the time it's gas. Being cheap is nothing to be ashamed of when you're young and learning.
Week 5 of the college football season is here, and that means conference play is set to heat up all over the country. The Penn State Nittany Lions (2-2) and the Illini Fighting Illini (2-2) are set to play at Memorial Stadium in what will be the Big Ten opener for both teams. Let's see some picks.
The Wall Street Journal's magazine SmartMoney released rankings of return on investment at some of the country's most expensive colleges. The magazine analyzed tuition over four years as well as median salaries for recent graduates (graduates from 3 years ago) and mid-career graduates (graduates from 15 years ago). Penn State ranks 13th in their model, above the entire Ivy League.
Not sure what to do with your parents this weekend? We combed through all the events going on this weekend and come up with a list of what to do and what to skip.
Penn State Football may be off to its worst start in six years at 2-2, but revenue for the program has actually increased, according to a Bloomberg report.
Penn State defeated Ohio State 3-0 in Columbus, which brings them to 9-2 overall and 4-0 in the Big Ten.
It's an away game weekend for the Nittany Lions, but downtown Penn State apparel shops are sure to be packed for parents' weekend, buying their sons and daughters all the latest team swag. Game day provides a great channel to show off your favorite Penn State gear, but what you wear to the game could say something about you.
It's official, Penn State. Get your neon clothing, lollipops, and drug of choice ready -- because Tiësto is coming to town. That's right, the world-renowned Dutch house producer and DJ will be performing at the Bryce Jordan Center this fall according to the BJC's Facebook page.
Last night in Heritage Hall, Jay Paterno and women's basketball coach, Coquese Washington, opened up with students over the importance of voting in this up-coming presidential election. The event hosted by PSU Votes was designed to give Penn State the fodder to spark political engagement within the student body. But from the strikingly low attendance, will there be enough voices to carry the torch?
As I’ve previously mentioned, Penn Kebab is one of the best places to get some handcrafted fast food. To be honest, I’m not sure how the people who live in the apartments above Penn Kebab don’t weigh 500 pounds, but I guess they possess some self-control.
It's that time of the week again. Everyone's favorite student government, the University Park Undergraduate Association (UPUA), held their weekly assembly meeting last night, and boy was it a barnburner, folks.
A recent poll conducted by the Franklin & Marshall College’s Center for Opinion Research indicates that Pennsylvanians are unhappy with how Governor Tom Corbett handled the Jerry Sandusky case when he was Attorney General, a revelation that should surprise no one.
On Wednesday afternoon, a Dauphin County judge denied motions to have the perjury charges against Gary Schultz and Tim Curley dropped.
Canning is only two days away! Read this guide for ways to increase your total and have fun while doing it.
Big Ten basketball is just around the corner. With just 37 days remaining until Penn State's opening scrimmage against Philadelphia University, the Big Ten Conference announced the start times and television arrangements for each Big Ten game for the 2012-13 season. At least 23 of the Lions' 31 games will be televised, with 12 games being broadcast on the Big Ten Network and 9 games on the ESPN family of networks. Per the Big Ten's media agreements, every conference game will be nationally televised.
Penn State Live posted an interesting slideshow yesterday that captured the progression of Penn State's campus over more than 100 years. From the Farmers' High School, to the Agricultural College of Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania State College, and finally The Pennsylvania State University, our learning community has done a lot of growing up over the years.
It has been a strange September for Paul Jones. He went from backup quarterback to third string quarterback to second string tight end all in a matter of weeks. Now, Jones' story has taken another turn as the redshirt sophomore has left the team for personal reasons.
If you thought PDF was the only way to read the Freeh report on Penn State, think again. Amazon.com is selling copies of The Penn State Report: Complete Investigative Findings Related to Child Sexual Abuse Committed by Gerald A. Sandusky by PS4RS's favorite author, Louis Freeh.
It’s been a little over a month since we’ve all moved back to the happiest of valley’s and it’s time for some change. I know you’re sick of walking into that blandly decorated dorm room cubicle or shabby apartment with hospital color walls. Well, if you’re ready to spice things up a little and get that chill atmosphere going keep on reading for some DIY projects.
All backfield options are finally healthy for the Nittany Lions as Bill Belton and Derek Day are set to return from injuries. The difficult challenge now becomes splitting carries between several different players.
The Penn State edition of the Big Ten Network's "Tailgate 48" will air tonight at 6 p.m., with re-airs at 7:30 and 11:00. The filming crew was in town this past weekend for the Temple game, and interviewed several favorite Penn State coaches
Bill O'Brien's 2013 recruiting class grew to eleven verbal commits last night as Virginia offensive lineman Tanner Hartman decommitted from Maryland to join the Nittany Lions. Hartman is rated as a three star recruit by 247 Sports and given two stars by Rivals and Scout. In addition to Maryland, the 6-4 247 lb. high school senior also had offers from Temple, Richmond, and Liberty.