Penn State News
No.2 Penn State defeated LIU Brooklyn in straight sets last night in Rec Hall, advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with the win.
Philadelphia based rapper Chiddy Bang took Alumni Hall by storm Friday night performing both new and old songs in their free show hosted by SPA.
After a humbling 5-4 loss to Union last Sunday, the men's hockey team looked to rebound against No. 17 Wisconsin and snap the recent four-game skid. However, the Nittany Lions were no match for the overpowering Badgers and Penn State dropped its Big Ten opener 7-1. Penn State is now 3-8-1 on the year following the loss.
In an effort to help save the Boston University wrestling team, Cael Sanderson and the three-time national champion Penn State team traveled to wrestle the Terriers in hopes of increasing awareness about their efforts in an attempt to save the program. The Terriers were able to achieve their first sell-out and they defeated Penn State wrestlers in two bouts.
For the first time since 1992, Penn State's Panhellenic Council is open for an extension, which is the formal process used to charter a new national chapter into the Greek community.
Yet another Penn State coach has stepped down as Dawna Denny-Wine, the head coach of the women's tennis team, announced her resignation this afternoon.
The annual Greek sing went down last night at Eisenhower Auditorium, with the members of Penn State's Greek community putting on a Broadway style showcase.
Sen. George Mitchell released his fifth quarterly report on Penn State’s athletic integrity compliance, as required by the NCAA consent decree. Just like in his first four reports, Mitchell had high praise for Penn State's compliance with all athletic integrity issues and the progress made in implementing recommended changes in the Freeh report.
Penn State's chapter of NAACP announced it will host a candlelight vigil for Nelson Mandela at 6 p.m. Monday on the steps of Old Main. Candles will be provided for participants.
PSU Blue Band is competing against 15 other artists/groups to win an all-inclusive trip to Las Vegas to open for John Legend and Walk Off The Earth. They need our votes to get this amazing opportunity.
This week, three more couples, including one who reconnected more than 20 years after being friends in the Blue Band.
John Urschel added another award to is growing collection, becoming a first-team Capital One Academic All-American today by the College Sports information Directors of American (CoSIDA) for the second year in a row.
After a relaxing Thanksgiving break, Penn State's student leaders reunited in 302 HUB this Wednesday to take care of business. The agenda was fairly light this week, and the UPUA only had to discuss Academic Rights booklets and the swearing in of Bobby Walter as S-Book director.
Another meeting between the Student Alcohol Advisory Committee (SAAC) and bar owners regarding State Patty's Day will take place tomorrow, according to UPUA Vice President Brenden Dooley. The first meeting between the groups took place two weeks ago, and there are plans for more discussions going forward.
Eight of Penn State's a cappella groups are set to perform their winter concerts this weekend. I have dubbed this weekend the Aca-lympics. Feel free to spread that term around.
After such a successful weekend in the Junkanoo Jam the Lady Lions came up short last night to Notre Dame loosing 77-67 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
West Coast rapper Dumbfoundead will play a free show tonight in Alumni Hall at 9 p.m., thanks to the Korean Student Association.
Quarterback Tyler Ferguson, who transferred to Penn State from junior college this past offseason, has elected to leave the Nittany Lions football program and was granted a release. Ferguson will transfer at the end of the semester, but his destination is not yet clear.
Penn State hoops (6-3) fell to in-state rival Pitt (8-0) 78-69 on Tuesday night in Pittsburgh in what will surely go down as one of the Nittany Lions' toughest losses of the season.
The Penn State Interfraternity Council welcomed Alpha Delta Phi as Penn State's 50th IFC-recognized fraternity following a vote at last night's President's Council meeting.
A new UPUA roundtable will meet weekly to discuss sexual violence protection, according to a UPUA press release. The decision to start the roundtable discussion comes during a rough semester for Penn State, where 17 sexual assaults have been reported to the police in the last four months.
Since his first game in blue and white uniform, Christian Hackenberg has continued to improve and convince Penn State fans that the future is very bright for the football program. His record-breaking season came to a close Saturday against Wisconsin, but the accolades for the freshman quarterback are still rolling in. On Tuesday, Hackenberg was named the Thompson-Randel El Big Ten Freshmen of the Year for his stellar performance.
Penn State has confirmed that Charlie Fisher and Ron Vanderlinden have resigned from their coaching position to pursue other opportunities.
Established in 2003, PSNtv, Penn State's only student-run television network, is currently celebrating its ten year anniversary. An official "birthday party" will be held Thursday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the HUB to celebrate ten years of coverage.
November 22 marked a momentous occasion in Penn State's online information community, as the Board of Trustees formally approved the transition to a new student software: LionPATH.
If you're missing that Beaver Stadium vibe already, check out Blue Band's latest cover.
Linebacker coach Ron Vanderlinden and quarterbacks coach Charlie Fisher are no longer with the team, a source confirmed to Onward State. The reasons for the splits are not yet known.
The Big Ten conference awards were announced on Monday evening. Coaches and media recognized the superb play of the Nittany Lions by naming 12 players to the All-Big Ten conference teams.
Two-time National Champion wrestler Ed Ruth was charged with a DUI from an incident a few weeks ago. Police wrote that the 23-year-old Ruth had a blood-alcohol content of 0.281 percent, which is more than three times the legal limit of 0.08 percent.
After watching Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg lead the Nittany Lions to an impressive 31-24 victory over the No. 14 Wisconsin Badgers, the Big Ten Conference honored him with his fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award. He is the first player since 2010, when Nathan Scheelhaase of Illinois won six times, to win the award five times in a season.