To combat a net loss of $1.3 million over the last year, Penn State's athletic department outlined a five-point plan to weather the budget issues its currently facing, including raising the price of football tickets in 2015.
After rehashing much of the debate on reform from last month during its meeting this morning at the Penn Stater, the Board of Trustees' Governance Committee approved "Proposal A+" for recommendation to the Board of Trustees. If approved, it will increase the number of voting members on the board to 33 and the entire board to 38 by adding a student, faculty, and Alumni Association seat, while also adding three voting at-large trustees, selected by the board
John Carroll Lynch, an actor with experience in playing villains and good guys alike, will take on the role of Jerry Sandusky in director Brian De Palma's "Happy Valley," according to a report today from The Wrap.
The fourth annual Beaver Stadium Blue Out will take place this season during the Michigan State game on Nov. 29.
Rutgers issued an apology for its poor fan behavior over the weekend.
Centre Country Judge John Leete ruled that the Paterno v. NCAA lawsuit has legal standing to move forward today.
If you're craving Chipotle today, you're out of luck. The store is currently closed after four managers quit in the last two days amid "heinous" working conditions.
Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship was happy with yesterday's sanction reductions, but not satisfied.
Just when you thought James Franklin couldn’t get any better at recruiting, he now has the promise of postseason play and a full deck of cards.
Thousands of students flocked to Beaver Canyon tonight after rallying at Old Main and Beaver Stadium to celebrate the removal of the NCAA's bowl ban and lessening of the scholarship reductions.
If you are still mad at Bill O'Brien for leaving Penn State, for the love of god, put that aside today.
Watch out, Big Ten: The NCAA's playoff ban removal and scholarship additions aren't the only pieces of great news today.
Rejoice, Penn State! The NCAA announced that Penn State will have bowl eligibility this season and all scholarships will be lifted by the end of the 2015-16 school year immediately after the release of integrity monitor George Mitchell's second annual report to the NCAA on Penn State's compliance today.
Two alleged fugitives are on the loose after reportedly singing karaoke and...not paying for it.
NCAA Rules Athletic Departments Should Not Handle Sexual Assault Investigations; Paterno Supporters Criticize
The NCAA released handbook on how university athletic departments should handle sexual assaults yesterday, and in it is a directive that casts some doubt on its previous lambasting of Joe Paterno's handling of the 2001 shower incident.
Eric Barron responded personally to an email we sent Old Main this morning asking for the motivation behind sending his letter that asked for civility from the Penn State community. He said the letter wasn't sent because of any event or to take a side on the issue; rather, it stems from an accumulation of examples, some of which are national in scope.
In a response to the Penn State leadership's letter today asking for civility, Jay Paterno said his claim that Penn State will never have "the full story" is a cop out and that this letter only adds fuel to the fire.
Hoodie Allen, a rapper most popular among the college =aged demographic, will perform for free at 10 p.m. Saturday at the HUB's Alumni Hall as part of the Student Programming Association's late night concert series.
In a letter and video sent in the middle of the night, President Barron and the rest of Penn State's leadership asked the Penn State community to act with civility when discussing differences of opinion in issues related to the university's handling of the Sandusky scandal. It is widely believed that integrity monitor George Mitchell's second annual report to the NCAA on Penn State's compliance will be released today, which many expect to affect Penn State's sanctions in some way. It certainly seems that this letter is preempting the contents of Mitchell's report, for reasons only speculative.
Fixing the disaster that is the Houston Astros is now up to a Penn State graduate, at least for the time being.
State College Police are investigating an assault that reportedly occurred early Wednesday morning in the basement of Delta Sigma Phi, in which the victim suffered facial fractures and eye injuries.
Penn State wasted no time climbing to the edge of the AP's top 25 this season after its weekend victory against UCF. Despite opening the year only receiving five votes in the AP Poll for No. 46 placement in the country, the Nittany Lions are all the way up to No. 29 this week and receiving 49 votes.
After Penn State's win, Herb Hand broke down the offensive line's play on Twitter.
An attempted rape/sexual assault that reportedly occurred near Beaver Stadium and Medlar Field last night was reported to Penn State Police this morning.
Some think it's edgy for Penn State to keep the names of the backs of its jerseys for the UCF game, so imagine what they'd think if it threw four-leaf clovers and a pot of gold on the ol' white and blue helmets like UCF is doing.
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.
Saturday's season opener against UCF, is, of course, a unique one for Penn State fans. So whether you're in Ireland or back home, we want to see how you and your friends are choosing to watch the game.
In case you missed it last night, the Icelandic volcano we've been talking about for the last week began erupting (and yes, I'm tired of updating our other post on it).
Penn State football arrived in Ireland and tweeted its excitement.
THON's recent decision to restrict each Four Diamonds Family to only three floor passes, including one for each Four Diamonds child, for the Sunday of THON was extremely unpopular among families and students alike. Today, THON Director Megan Renaut explained the decision in a letter to the THON community.