Monthly Archives: August, 2014

0 Penn State Leads UCF 10-3 After First Half

The first half of Penn State football has come to an end, and there is a lot to be excited about. Christian Hackenberg looked every bit of the 2013 Big Ten Freshman of the Year we remember from last year. Despite feeling constant pressure from the UCF front seven, he was able to make some great throws. In the first quarter, he went 8-10, with 103 yards and an interception.

0 Centre County Pegs Sept. 10 Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day

Every day 86 Americans commit suicide. Though the numbers are staggering and many lives are effected by suicide, it is still a taboo topic. On Tuesday, the Centre County Board of Commissions paired with members of the Jana Marie Foundation to declare September 10 Suicide Awareness and Prevention Day. The day of awareness will hopefully shed light on the many facets of a very tragic issue.

Student Life
0 UPUA Kicks Off Semester With New Adviser

The University Park Undergraduate Association’s general assembly kicked off the semester on Wednesday night with its first meeting of the academic year. Vice President of Student Affairs Damon Sims addressed the assembly, a new adviser was put in place with some minor controversy, and initiatives for the year were discussed.

1 Report: Penn State Has a ‘Strong Case’ For Bowl Ban Elimination

Penn State received high praise just a year ago when athletic integrity monitor George Mitchell released his first annual report detailing the athletic program’s compliance with the Sandusky scandal sanctions. As we approach Mitchell’s second report, which is expected to be released in the coming weeks, NCAA sources told SportingNews’ Matt Hayes that there’s a “strong case” to relieve the football program of the bowl ban.

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