Penn State News

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Smeal’s Sports Business Club giving townsfolk a chance to pie Brutus the Buckeye this Saturday at the Allen Street Gates from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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With an average price of $166.00, tickets for Saturday’s whiteout matchup on national TV are the most expensive in college football this week.
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The Blue Band was named the best marching band in the country in the USA Today College Football Fan Index Poll, beating the likes of Ohio State.
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Students and volunteers at Penn State will team up with four other universities across the country tonight for the first-ever joint "Campus Lights Out" event in an effort to conserve energy and cut electricity costs.
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Just in time for Election Day, Susan Corbett will be the guest of honor at the Centre County Republicans' Chairman Luncheon at noon on Oct. 29 at the Toftrees Conference and Resort Center.
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Penn Staters in favor of black shoes and basic blues got some good news today from James Franklin during his weekly radio show at Damon's.
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Penn State announced today that it will team up with former linebacker Tim Shaw's Best Man Tim Campaign to fight ALS.
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Former Penn State linebacker and College Football Hall of Fame inductee Shane Conlan will be honored during Saturday's football game at Beaver Stadium.
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In what appears to be an annual tradition for the University Park Undergraduate Association around Halloween, the organization saw a large contingent of minority students speak out against comments by representatives that they deemed offensive and racially insensitive. Following a tense and opinionated open student forum, the assembly later convened into a town-hall style committee of the whole meeting to hold a dialogue with the minority representatives.
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Former Penn State teammates and members of the 1986 national championship team, D.J. Dozier and Steve Wisniewski have been named to the 2015 ballot of the College Football Hall of Fame.
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When James Franklin met with the media after Wednesday's practice, the first year coach succinctly summarized Ohio State in two words: "They're good."
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Former Penn State basketball great Tim Frazier, who holds the career assists record for the Nittany Lions, will have to put his NBA dream on hold.
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The Penn State men's soccer team (10-3-1, 4-2-0 B1G) suffered its third consecutive loss on Wednesday, this time at the hands of the West Virginia Mountaineers, 2-1.
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The Honor Joe – Restore the Wins Rally will occur this Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 outside of the Student Book Store in conjunction with the whiteout game. The event’s goal is “to raise awareness about Paterno and the victories,” according to Eric Porterfield, Director and Co-Executive Producer of the upcoming film, The People’s Joe.
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John Amaechi, an NBA sensation and 2013 Homecoming Grand Marshal, reflected on his connections with Jerry Sandusky, his time at the Second Mile, and the scandal that followed.
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Jong Seong Shim, a 20-year-old Penn State sophomore facing criminal charges after threatening to shoot people at the HUB, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. According to a release from the Centre County District Attorney’s Office, Shim’s charges have been sent to the Court of Common Please. Shim is facing two counts of terroristic threats and one count of disorderly conduct.

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A woman reported that a man exposed himself to her at approximately 7:10 a.m. at the Benner Pike Wal-Mart this morning.
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A solar panel array to reduce energy costs was announced as the 2015 senior class gift. Students graduating in 2015 chose this option over two other finalists.
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Ohio State has a very dominant defensive line, and there is no way to sugar coat the fact that the Buckeyes' front four could potentially have a field day against Penn State's weak offensive line. What makes Ohio State's line different than other lines Penn State has faced this season, you ask? Well, let's take a look.
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John Urschel has only started two NFL games, but the genius Nittany Lion already has a name for himself in the NFL.
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State of State will help to generate conversations about sexual violence at Penn State this week as the organization hosts a sexual violence awareness panel, to take place at 5 p.m. this Thursday in 303 Willard.
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Yik Yak is causing more fear for the Penn State community after a bomb threat threatening the Berks campus that police are still investigating appeared on the app Monday night.
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The Nittany Valley Running Club will be hosting it’s 31st annual half-marathon on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m.
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The latest bipartisan poll has Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf up 23 points on incumbent Tom Corbett only two weeks before election day. Barring some sort of meltdown, Wolf will be Pennsylvania's next governor. With 631,000 living alumni, more than half of which live in Pennsylvania, Penn State should be at the top of the next governor's list of priorities.
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At long last, Penn State's most dangerous fugitives have been brought to justice.
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A Rick Reilly ESPN video features highlights former Penn State football coach Bill O'Brien's 12 year-old son, Jack, who suffers from the rare genetic disorder lissencephaly.
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Penn State's tailgating scene was ranked as the nation's fifth-best by USA Today's Fan Index.
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The iconic Mutts Cutts Van, featured in the 1994 classic Dumb and Dumber, has decided to stop in Happy Valley. This Thursday, the “shaggin wagon” will make stops at the HUB and on College Avenue from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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Rally in the Valley 2014 will be held this Friday in Rec Hall, complete with performances from the Lionettes, the Blue Band, cheerleaders, and the Nittany Lion.
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Are you thinking about attending medical, law, or grad school after graduation? Beginning today, Penn State will be hosting its annual graduate and professional school in the Hub's Alumni Hall.