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 alumnus Dan Levy kicked off his Tailgate of the Year competition at Beaver Stadium last year, awarding one lucky group a $1,000 prize to the charity of its choice. The competition has expanded in 2014 to four more schools with a chance to win a total of $2,500 for charity.
Legendary Penn State running back Ki-Jana Carter has earned another career accolade as he was selected for induction into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Carter will join the Hall's Class of 2014 along with coaches Knute Rockne and Dick Vermeil.
Former Penn State men's basketball standout guard Tim Frazier worked out for the NBA's Phoenix Suns this afternoon, his first professional workout since moving on from the college game.
Last night's UPUA meeting featured a parliamentary procedure mess amongst a slew of legislation.
We caught up with new UPUA president Anand Ganjam for ten questions on ice cream, politics, and more.
The UPUA Ninth Assembly began to come together at last night’s assembly meeting as a number of Executive Board positions were confirmed on Wednesday night.
Herwig's Austrian Bistro is one of State College's hidden culinary gems with bacon, sausage, and more.
With the 21st overall pick in the WNBA Draft, the Phoenix Mercury selected standout Lady Lions guard Maggie Lucas. She was projected as high as a late first round pick in some mock drafts, but Lucas fell to the middle of the second round on Monday night.
The annual Blue-White spring game drew a near-record crowd on Saturday afternoon as the Nittany Lions split in half and played themselves. The Blue team, made up primarily of first and second-stringers came away with a dominant win despite a slow start, posting a 37-0 victory in what looked to be a defense-heavy affair in the early going.
Good afternoon from sunny and warm State College, Pennsylvania where the Nittany Lions are set to take on, well, themselves in the annual Blue-White spring football game! James Franklin will be taking the Beaver Stadium sideline for the first time as Penn State's head coach and the teams will feature a mix of familiar faces and early enrollee newcomers.
Anand Ganjam and Emily McDonald officially took over the UPUA executive last night as predecessor Katelyn Mullen swore the pair into their new positions as president and vice president of the undergraduate student body.
The Penn State football team hosted its annual Pro Day today, bringing in scouts and coaches from an assortment of NFL teams as 11 players took to the field at Holuba Hall. Allen Robinson was the center of attention at the workouts and is the highest projected pick out of Penn State heading into May's NFL Draft.
As is the case in just about any election, from national to student government, there are bound to be a few interesting write-in votes once the ballots are tallied. In last week’s UPUA election, which officially elected Penn State’s Ninth Assembly of undergraduate representatives, plenty of amusing write-in votes were, well, written in.
After a tightly contested UPUA election, the ballots are in and the results are final. Anand Ganjam and Emily McDonald downed the competition to take hold of the executive of UPUA’s Ninth Assembly, replacing predecessors Katelyn Mullen and Brenden Dooley as president and vice president.
Today’s preview highlights a position that Penn State football has become synonymous with, although the days of Linebacker U may be in the past as the Nittany Lions turned to a more offense-based approach.
With all three UPUA presidential candidates making their final campaign pushes on Election Day, morale is high within the executive tickets' camps in what has been a closely contested race.
The day you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. After two and change weeks of campaigning, the UPUA elections will be held today. Headlined by three executive tickets, there are plenty of choices to make on this year’s ballot when you vote for the Ninth Assembly of student government representatives. Here’s a guide to today’s election with everything you need to know about the candidates and today's election.
The Eighth Assembly of the University Park Undergraduate Association officially adjourned at 10:47 p.m. last night following an emotional final assembly meeting. There were teary eyes throughout the room as a number of representatives and executives would be walking out of that HUB room for the last time as a member of student government.
With the Blue-White game coming up in just three short weeks, we are breaking down each position to see where the units stand going into the game. Here’s a look at the defensive back position, a unit that could use some improvement if the Nittany Lions want to become more competitive in the coming season.
The UPUA Election season hit the ground running last night as the three presidential tickets had their first debate, although its somewhat generous to call Tuesday’s events a debate.
With just more than two weeks remaining before Election Day, this year's three UPUA presidential candidates will make their first public appearance tonight at the always entertaining presidential debates. Hosted by the Election Commission, the first of two presidential debates is set to take place tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall.
The football team opened up its spring practice schedule this afternoon at Holuba Hall, giving Franklin and his staff their first chance to see the players in action outside of the film room. While addressing the media on Monday afternoon, Franklin expressed excitement for the coming months, looking forward to implementing his system and working with the roster.
The Penn State men’s basketball season isn’t over just yet. It might not have been what the squad set out for at the beginning of the season, but Penn State earned and accepted an invitation to play in the College Basketball Invitational.
Election season is officially underway at Penn State as the list of candidates running for a spot in our student government was released this morning.
Another week at Penn State means another week of the strong wheels of student government in action. With one last meeting before spring break, UPUA had a packed agenda last night as three pieces of legislation hit the floor and a new Chief Justice was up for vote.
The most exciting time of the Penn State calendar year is upon us, folks. That's right, you guessed it: UPUA election season is quickly approaching, and we have an idea of how many candidates you could see on the campaign trail.
The Lady Lions won their third straight conference championship two days ago; now, the individual Big Ten accolades and honors are following suit. Maggie Lucas, Dara Taylor, and head coach Coquese Washington all earned top conference awards following yet another very strong regular season for Penn State's women's basketball squad.
In the wake of State Patty’s Day weekend, the UPUA assembly held a relatively tame weekly meeting last night. While the deteriorating holiday was on the night’s agenda, the most noteworthy part of the meeting may have came at the start as new executive vice president and provost Nicholas Jones addressed the assembly.