One of Penn State's most important and ostensive relationships is with Nike, the athletic apparel giant. The Nike swoosh is ubiquitous on Penn State clothing, and it remains one of the most lucrative apparel deals in the nation.
The trailer for the movie 'Dear Old State' has been released as a sequel to '365 Days: A Year in Happy Valley.'
A Penn State senior needs our help! The very funny Megan Goetz is a member of the Second Floor Stand-up club on campus, and has entered the Funny or Die Road 2 Oddball competition.
The University Police log can often provide some entertaining stories, but this one is hard to beat.
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For the first time, you have a chance to explore the State College pizza scene with Coach Hand at the inaugural Herb Hand Pizza Crawl on Sunday, April 27. It's $20 to sign-up, and each attendee will receive a limited edition Pizza Crawl t-shirt, a 'Hope, Courage, Strength' wristband from Bands4RAINN, and a slice of pizza at all five scheduled stops.
A school record 468 Penn State student-athletes earned at least a 3.0 GPA last semester, with 197 earning Dean's list honors for having above a 3.5 GPA. That's 59 percent of Penn State's nearly 800 athletes university-wide.
The Porterfield Group has seemingly become one of Joe Paterno's most public advocates over the last three years. The local digital media enterprise, led by filmmaker Eric Porterfield, is responsible for both the "Joe We Know" and "365 Days: A Year in Happy Valley" films. Now, the group is trying its hand at a third Paterno-partisan film called "The People's Joe" which is described on its website as the "story of Joe Paterno told by those who knew him well and those who knew him only by name, or JoePa. It is the people’s story."
The fate of thousands of t-shirts, sweatshirts, and other miscellaneous Penn State attire has been determined. The 2014 Homecoming Executive Committee revealed this year's logo at halftime at the Blue White game this weekend, the Nittany Lion leaping forward while simultaneously forming 2014.
For the second year in a row, downtown State College will host a College Town Film Festival event. The four-day festival will highlight a variety of independent films at The State Theatre and other locations, including an appearance from actor James Denton of Desperate Housewives fame.
After a successful first year at the Pegula Ice Arena with Sara Evans, the Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute will return again to Penn State this fall.
Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics announced today that the men's rugby team would be allowed to compete again after being suspended following a strange arson incident.
President Rodney A. Erickson and his wife Shari announced a $1 million donation to the university today to mark the end of the $2 billion For the Future fundraising campaign this weekend.
The seemingly mindless act was stopped by an assistant principal who jumped on the perpetrator before he was able to injure more students. Right behind the principal was Ian Griffith, a senior at Franklin Regional who is set to enroll at Penn State in the fall. Griffith was interviewed by WPXI about his act of courage this morning.
A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court judge ruled today that the $60 million NCAA fine against Penn State should remain in the state, while also editorializing a bit about the validity of the consent decree and the merit of the sanctions in their entirety.
It's been a week of goodbyes for incoming Penn State President Eric Barron as he begins his transition into Old Main this week. Barron will officially take over the reigns from Rodney Erickson after the spring semester, but his last day at Florida State will be on April 2.
Penn State will welcome 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman to campus on April 9 as part of Women's Empowerment Week . Karman will speak at 8 p.m. in Alumni Hall.
The voting is over, and Samantha Golay and David Gaddy are your 2014 Penn State Homecoming emcees!
United States Senator Pat Toomey will visit campus this morning to meet with the National Champion Women's Volleyball team.
The inaugural State of State conference will bring together community leaders and thinkers for a day of discussion about Penn State issues to create dialogue about the present and future of our university. It all starts this morning at 10:30 a.m. in Alumni Hall.
If there's one topic Onward State has unwittingly ignored over the last several months, it is that of general education reform at Penn State. I write to you as someone who has taken at least a semester's worth of online music classes to fulfill my GenEd requirements, and as an avid RateMyProfessors user who takes pride in crafting the most convenient schedule possible to make more time for my extracurriculars.
After reports surfaced yesterday about two Penn State Men's Rugby players being charged for burning down the team's on-campus shed, Penn State Athletics decided to suspend the team entirely.
An unnamed Penn State Altoona fraternity is under suspension after one its members committed suicide over spring break, and an internal campus investigation is looking into claims from his family that hazing contributed to the tragedy.
Two Penn State rugby players have been charged with setting their own team's shed on fire, according to the Penn State Police log, as first reported by the Centre Daily Times.
The 32-member Board of Trustees candidate field lost one prominent member today. Jesse Arnelle, who has served as a trustee for 45 years, has “WITHDREW” next to his name on the Board’s website.
There are 32 candidates running for the Board of Trustees this year, but among the most visible on campus (along with Gavin Keirans) have been the three Upward State-endorsed slate of Dan Cocco, Julie Harris McHugh, and Matt Schuyler.
The year of great speakers at Penn State will continue, College Republicans President Jordan Harris confirmed yesterday. Plans are falling in place for libertarian icon Ron Paul and Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein to debate on campus in April, pending funding approval from UPUA and the university.
Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Penn State senior and Schreyer Scholar Peter Breen, who passed away last week while on vacation in Italy. Dean Christian Brady confirmed the death in an email to the Schreyer community this afternoon.
This may be the funniest video ever produced by GoPSUSports. Check it out, as Coach Josh Gattis attempts to run a sub-4.8 second 40-yard-dash.
The recent kingmakers of the Penn State Board of Trustees announced its three endorsements this morning, with little surprise. Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship will support Alice Pope, Bob Jubelrirer, and Al Lord after a closed primary process between six candidates.