While Penn State has allowed IFC to maintain relative autonomy in its risk management practices, other universities have already stepped in to implement these policies at an administrative level.
Author Elissa Hill
Timothy Piazza’s father Jim told The Philadelphia Inquirer police said Assistant Athletic Director Tim Bream was in the Beta Theta Pi house the night his son fell down a flight of steps, though there was no sign he was at the “party” fraternity brothers were holding for new members to accept their bids to join the chapter.
UPUA hit the ground running in the first meeting of the 12th Assembly, electing Speaker Brent Rice, four committee chairs, and confirming two executive positions.
The vigil will also include a balloon launch and McGruff the Crime Dog will be present for photos.
This ranks the university up one spot from last year, when Penn State was ranked No. 32.
The Centre County District Attorney’s Office anticipates findings and results of its investigation into Beta Theta Pi and the death of student Timothy Piazza will be released by mid-April.
IFC President Dean Vetere says student leaders weren’t included in the conversation on what appropriate measures the university would take to reform Greek life.
Even if recruitment resumes for the spring 2018 semester, Greek life will have missed out on a full year of welcoming new members.
Elections Commissioner Eric Love clarified concerns about financial support from organizations like Turning Point USA and Skull & Bones were not necessarily brought up by the opposing candidates, but rather by candidates running in the UPUA election as a whole.
“In order to keep his memory alive, we are raising money to build a memorial for him at his home away from home: the golf course.”
There was no actual fire in the building, but the motor failure created smoke and caused an oily smell inside the building.
As UPUA Chief Justice Elections Commissioner Eric Love explained, the tickets both agreed to tackle the hard questions during the debate, not just the typical “Why did you come to Penn State?” variety. When Love said the hard questions, it was no understatement.
“It took a while for everything to really sink in and start feeling real, but I know how incredibly fortunate I am to have this opportunity to be involved as a student for another year.”
The group’s unique folk/punk style and crowd of supporters set Zach Wade & The Good Grief apart from competitors in Alumni Hall.
After two days of deliberation, a jury found Graham Spanier guilty on one count of child endangerment, and not guilty on two counts of conspiracy charges related to the Sandusky scandal.
This endorsement is especially coveted, as it allows Jordan and Shockley to campaign at Penn State’s fraternity houses until election day.
UPUA did not endorse any candidates for Borough Council seats Tuesday night. Actually, UPUA hasn’t endorsed any candidates for Borough Council at all, and most likely won’t. BugPAC =/= UPUA.
Horne and Ford introduced the movement and explained the importance of reclaiming State College for student interests, as students represent 70 percent of the Borough Council’s constituency but are essentially ignored by much of the current Borough Council.
Frustrated with the current local government’s disregard for student interests, student government leaders Terry Ford and Kevin Horne created the BugPAC campaign to, in their words, “reclaim State College” for students.
Under an indemnification (read: payment for loss) provision in Penn State’s bylaws, trustees Ted Brown, Barbara Doran, Bob Jubelirer, Anthony Lubrano, Ryan McCombie, Bill Oldsey, and Alice Pope are entitled to compensation for legal costs they incurred in lawsuits that ultimately allowed them to gain access to Freeh report source documents.
UPUA passed seven pieces of legislation last night, including a resolution asking the State College Borough Council to allow upward expansion in the west end of downtown.