Penn State’s Athletics Integrity Monitor released his first annual report today giving the university high marks. The report, by Former Sen. George Mitchell, says Penn State has made substantial strides in its implementation of the recommendations made by Judge Louis Freeh.
The State College Police Department says its been awarded a two-year, $40,000 grant to help reduce underage and dangerous drinking. The grant came from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
Members of a Penn State student-developed think tank think they’ve solved the no-bag policy at Beaver Stadium. A group of students and recent graduates have started My Event Bag, a business that makes a clear plastic backpack. It’s small enough to comply with the new security regulations at Beaver Stadium. Taylor Turrisi, director of sales and media for My Event Bag and a recent Penn State graduate, says the idea behind the product came in response to complaints that the clear bag policy felt like an invasion of privacy.
“We talked about Rip Engle and Coach Bob Higgins. We talked about all the former great players that played here. It was great to see that our guys were really into it.”
Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania’s application for a building permit for the installation of a gas pipeline was approved by the State College Borough Council, according to a press release issued by the State College Borough Council.
Fan favorite, former defensive coordinator, and former interim head coach Tom Bradley will be joining the CBS Sports staff according to a network release.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera announced Sunday night following practice that fullback and former Nittany Lions, Mike Zordich has torn the ACL in his left knee and will miss the 2013-14 NFL regular season.
A Penn State student faces a number of charges after he was seen allegedly committing a lewd sexual act on campus.
One of the most powerful people in college football is taking a look at the Nittany Lions this Thursday.
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany is celebrating his 25th year as commissioner of the Big Ten Conference by traveling to each of the 12 conference institutions in the month of August to visit coaches, student-athletes, and administrators.
In what was the least surprising news of the day, the three Penn State administrators charged with failing to properly report Jerry Sandusky’s crimes all waived their appearance at an arraignment and entered ‘Not Guilty’ pleas yesterday.
It’s time for everyone’s favorite monthly update.
Penn State’s costs associated with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal through the end of May have been counted and the latest total is $47,753,721. That’s roughly $900,000 more than the previous month.
NBC sportscaster Bob Costas says he now believes there is “legitimate doubt about the extent of Paterno’s involvement” in the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Hungry for la comida Mexicana? If you’re a fan of Mexican food, you’ll be pleased to know that El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant on North Atherton Street is finally opening for business.
The three newest members of the Penn State Board of Trustees are now publicly backing five of their fellow board members and the 15 other plaintiffs who are suing the NCAA.
The State College Police received 100 less calls between Wednesday and Sunday than they did during the 2012 Arts Festival. Police say the activity was down significantly on Wednesday and Thursday, Friday was busy and Saturday and Sunday were standard.
A Heisman Trophy winner and a NFL rookie are just two of the latest group of former Penn State football players who have come out in support of the Paterno family’s lawsuit against the NCAA.
At long last, Graham Spanier will see the inside of a courtroom.
One of the most familiar dining spots in State College is about to emerge from a dramatic total makeover — everything is changing — even the name. And you likely won’t recognize the place.
It appears we’re about to see another dramatic twist in the convoluted Jerry Sandusky scandal. An NBC Sports executive tells StateCollege.com that the Paterno family is filing a lawsuit against the NCAA.
It took almost an entire century but the wait is finally over as the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) named Penn State junior goalie Austin Kaut to its All-America First Team on Thursday. The announcement gives the Penn State program its first, First Team All-American honor in 73 years.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier has asked a judge to drop criminal charges for his alleged mishandling of child sexual abuse reports made against Jerry Sandusky.
In court documents filed Wednesday in Harrisburg, Spanier’s attorneys said he should not be charged with perjury and obstruction of justice because the prosecution used the testimony of former Penn State counsel Cynthia Baldwin.
The bill from the Jerry Sandusky scandal continues to grow. In the latest figures, just released on Penn State’s ‘progress’ website, the university says it’s spent about an additional million dollars. That brings the grand total to $44,452,243 as of the end of February, the most recent figures available.
The status of Gov. Tom Corbett’s lawsuit remains unknown after two hours of arguments Monday. Federal Judge Yvette Kane said she expects to issue a ruling that says whether the antitrust lawsuit will stay or be tossed in the coming weeks.
Construction on the long-awaited Fraser Centre could begin as soon as November and a national hotel chain has been added to the project. That’s what Jack Kay, president and CEO of Susquehanna Real Estate, told the State College Borough Council at a Monday night work session. Once work begins the Fraser Centre would be completed within 22 months.