After receiving requests from strangers on how to cope with pediatric cancer, Devon and Leah still will publish a children’s book to share their inspiring story.
Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship, the advocacy organization that has acted as kingmaker in the last two Board of Trustees alumni elections, announced its slate of endorsed candidates today. As expected, trustees Anthony Lubrano and Ryan McCombie, whose terms are up this year, will both seek a second term with PS4RS support. The third PS4RS candidate, who will run for Adam Taliaferro’s open spot on the board, is Harrisburg-based attorney and 1991 graduate Robert Tribeck.
Starting on Feb. 1, students bands can apply for the chance to perform in the 2015 Movin’ On Battle of the Bands competition. The event allows musicians to fight for the opening act spot in Penn State’s 40th annual springtime music festival.
The accolades continue to roll in for esteemed Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop, who guided the Nittany Lions to rank among the nation’s defensive elite in 2014.
Students in Atherton Hall had to evacuate the building when the fire alarm went off at 1:45 a.m.
A Penn State student helped develop an app that rewards its users for keeping their phones away during class time.
A day after the Associate Pressed quoted him calling the Freeh Report “absurd” and the day the Sexual Assault and Harassment Task Force that he helped lead unveiled its findings, Penn State President Eric Barron released a lengthy letter to the Penn State community “on the challenges facing Penn State University Post-Sandusky.”
The Penn State Sexual Assault and Harassment Task Force presented their final report to President Barron today.
Today marked the first article in the series by Amos, in which he discusses his experience at the Senior Bowl, a visit to see patients at the hospital in Mobile, Alabama, and his culinary excursions.
After receiving $300,000 extra in funding at the beginning of this academic year, CAPS is on track to help about 20 percent more students than in previous years.
Despite an ice cold first half from D.J. Newbill, Penn State was able to hold on down the stretch and pick up back-to-back conference wins for the first time all season, edging Minnesota 63-58.
Despite a 20-3 second half run and a career performance by sophomore Peyton Whitted, the Lady Lions fell on the road Wednesday night against Minnesota 75-64 in Minneapolis.
UPUA representative Ryan Belz strongly implied that his colleagues in the undergraduate student government are in some way plotting against him to silence his voice.
Last July, President Eric Barron created a sexual assault and harassment task force. He urged the committee “to collect, review and provide an evaluation of Penn State’s activities relating to sexual assault and other forms of sexual or gender-based harassment.” The findings have now been released.
The late night food scene in State College is about to add a major player and Pennsylvania staple. The Altoona founded convenience store chain Sheetz will open up a new location in Fall 2015 at the former site of Duo Nightclub at 129 1/2 S. Pugh Street in downtown State College, according to information obtained by Onward State.
Penn State police are investigating a possible incident of child endangerment at Beaver Stadium that occurred in 2005.
Once again, Sam Ficken will be honored for his illustrious senior season as he participates in the Quicken Loans All-Star Challenge. The event is Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.
One Penn State alumna isn’t happy that her degree was signed by then-President Graham Spanier. Alexa Keeley, a current ESPN content editor who has worked for the “Worldwide Leader in Sports” since 2010, started a petition on Change.org out of her disgust at needing to pay $40 for a diploma without Spanier’s name on it.
Sam Ficken and Donovan Smith were were the first Nittany Lions to be invited to this year’s NFL Combine.
John Magenau, a professor at Penn State Behrend, will take his best friend Train to New York City to compete in this year’s Westminister Dog Show.
Defensive end C.J. Olaniyan will be the sixth Nittany Lion to appear in a postseason showcase, as he committed to Saturday’s College Gridiron Showcase.
Originating in 1999, “Striving Toward Awareness & Respect for Tomorrow” (START) is an annual one-day conference that gives participants a better understanding of diversity in the business world today. A major part of the conference is a writing contest with a $1,500 prize.
Sarah Koenig spoke to a packed Schwab Auditorium last night. Koenig is the producer and host of the popular podcast Serial, a spin-off of the popular radio program This American Life.
Taliaferro decided to address the speculation this evening, releasing a letter officially announcing that he will not attempt to retain his alumni-elected board seat, citing time commitments that likely include his new position as a state legislator.