An attempted rape/sexual assault that reportedly occurred near Beaver Stadium and Medlar Field last night was reported to Penn State Police this morning.
Monthly Archives: August, 2014
It didn’t take long for Christian Hackenberg to make a statement this year. The true sophomore threw his way into the record books, setting the Penn State single game passing yards with 454, breaking Zach Mills’ record of 399 set against Iowa in 2002.
The James Franklin Era is off with a bang. Thanks to the right foot of kicker Sam Ficken, the Nittany Lions leave Dublin with a victory over UCF and start off the season 1-0.
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.
NCAA chief legal officer Donald Remy said that no decision has been made regarding a possible reduction of Penn State’s sanctions, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
If popular sports media blog Awful Announcing is right, College Gameday might be back in State College for the first time since 2009 this year.
Despite all of the weekend Pokey Stix and Panda Express lunches in the HUB throughout the week, Greatist released a list of the 25 healthiest colleges in America and—you guessed it—Penn State came in at number 10.
Penn State is known as a football university and its fans are among the best football fans in the country, but what about the other futbol team? The parallel between the terms, in regards to our football and soccer Nittany Lions, is no coincidence on the part of the men’s soccer team, who recently rolled out their new branding campaign, #PennStateFutbol.
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.
You may have not have noticed anything new in State College over the past few days with syllabus week going on, but for a place that spent decades being seen in a stasis, State College has had a lot of turnover lately. Since you left in May, the landscape of downtown has shifted. Here’s a recap:
Dominance is a strong word in sports. But even that word might not do justice to the remarkable 2013 of the Penn State women’s volleyball team, who looks to repeat its performance in 2014.
Since October 2013, Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream has been served in restaurants in Bethlehem, PA. Now, the ice cream gets its own counter at the Hotel Bethlehem, and the residents and students in the Lehigh Valley couldn’t be more excited.
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.
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.
Penn State athletics will “Run on Dunkin'” this fall thanks to an exclusive partnership with the popular donut and coffee chain.
Penn State Men’s soccer is upon us, and there is a lot to be excited about. The team is coming off an excellent 2013 campaign which saw the Nittany Lions finish as Big Ten Champions, post a record of 13-6-2 (including a 5-1-0 conference record), reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament, and make the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament.