The “Steps for State” initiative is in its second year, walking for three days ahead of Capital Day on Tuesday. The UPUA is advocating for higher state appropriations to help alleviate high tuition costs for Penn State students.
Facing a 2-1 deficit, Penn State men’s volleyball claimed the final two sets to escape NJIT in five sets (27-29, 25-15, 23-25, 25-16, 15-13) in Rec Hall Saturday afternoon, keeping its eight game winning streak intact and remaining undefeated in conference play.
For a team that finished last season ranked first nationally in rush defense (84.8 yards per game) along with 87 tackles for loss and 30 sacks, both top-30 marks nationally, the goal for 2015 will be to maintain that high level of production. For Penn State’s defense, that starts with the big guys up front.
Eight-ranked men’s volleyball continued its dominant stretch on Friday night in Rec Hall with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-21, 25-23) win against Princeton, earning its seventh straight victory to remain undefeated in EIVA conference play.
Penn State men’s gymnastics captured its third Big Ten title on its home floor Friday night with a team score of 436.700, narrowly defeating Michigan (434.750) and Illinois (436.100) in front of 1,060 fans in Rec Hall.
Spring football is well underway in Happy Valley, and we’re just three weeks — 21 days — away from the Blue-White Game. With that in mind, it’s time to begin our position previews with Penn State football’s special teams unit before diving into the defense and then finishing with the offense. While there are punters and kick/punt returners to worry about, the most noteworthy battle within the special teams unit falls on one big question: Who can fill Sam Ficken’s big shoes?
At a Philadelphia Flyers Town Hall Meeting, the team’s front office announced intentions to pitch the idea for an outdoor game at Beaver Stadium to the NHL. The game would be in 2017, and yes, it’d be Flyers vs. Penguins.
Penn State freshman Neha Gupta has had quite a year, but she finds her altruism far from over.
Penn State Opera Theatre will put on Giacomo Puccini’s “La Boheme” this weekend in Eisenhower Auditorium.
There’s only so much you can get done from inside a classroom. Penn State professor Khanjan Mehta knows this, and so do his students in the Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) program. That’s why they’re taking their skills out of the classroom and all the way to the African country of Zambia.
The Penn State Thespians did not disappoint Thursday evening with their production of “Spamalot.”
The Abington professor charged with disorderly conduct after smoking on a plane is no longer teaching at Penn State.
The Penn State Alumni Association elections will feature two additional candidates for council on the ballot following a lawsuit. PSAA Executive Director Roger Williams agreed to let Dr. James Smith and Dr. Elizabeth Morgan onto the ballot after Smith sued the Alumni Association. Smith filed his lawsuit on March 12 after being denied a spot on the ballot by the Alumni Association’s Nominating Committee.
After signing a two-year entry level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs last weekend, Casey Bailey will become the first Penn State player to reach the NHL when he takes the ice for the Maple Leafs tonight against the Florida Panthers.
After a brief hiatus in 2013, the player autograph session will return to Beaver Stadium for the second consecutive year to highlight a jam-packed weekend of activities for Penn State’s annual Blue-White scrimmage on April 18.
The Penn State Clown Nose Club will hold its second You Matter Day in the HUB on Thursday, April 2 to spread a simply message: “You matter.” The event will run from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will make an effort to ensure that each person in attendance feels that he or she is an appreciated member of the Penn State community.
Blue Band featured twirler Rachel Reiss is competing in the National Baton Twirling Association’s World competition next Thursday in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy.
Kimberly Dozier, a former CBS News correspondent and current The Daily Beast contributor, spoke on campus Wednesday as part of the Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers. The General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership at Penn State Law, Dozier shared her experiences reporting on the Iraq War with students and faculty in attendance.
The Penn State Thespians will present the popular musical comedy Spamalot as their annual spring performance on March 26, 27, 28 at Schwab Auditorium.
After losing 13 of its first 14 games on a grueling road stretch to open its season, Penn State baseball has won three of its four since returning home. With four games at Medlar Field under its belt, the team is starting to gain an identity: one that scores runs with the top of its lineup and is extremely reliant on its bullpen.
Roger Ferguson Jr., the TIAA-CREF president/CEO and former vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System, will meet with students and faculty on March 31 to discuss a host of issues.
Robust. If I had to describe the final meeting of the UPUA’s Ninth Assembly in one word, I’d call it robust, and that’s not just because it was President Anand Ganjam’s favorite buzzword over the course of his year in office. Nineteen items of legislation were passed on Wednesday evening as another chapter of Penn State’s undergraduate student government came to a close, the culmination of a controversial yet undeniably productive year for the UPUA.
It’s the most exciting weekend of the year. And yes, this is because the 2015 Big Ten Championships for men’s gymnastics will be held this weekend in Rec Hall.
Earlier today, it was announced that Peter and Ann Tombros will donate to a $1.1 million Penn State basketball project in an effort to improve the quality of the basketball facilities.
After more than nine months of procedures, treatments, and a wealth of support and encouragement, today Devon Still has announced the words that everyone has been waiting to hear: Leah’s stage four neuroblastoma is officially in remission.
Kasey Gaines, a former three-star recruit part of Bill O’Brien’s final recruiting class in 2013, is no longer with the Penn State football program.
Comedian and actor Adam DeVine, star of the Comedy Central show “Workaholics,” will visit Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium on April 2 to perform his stand-up comedy routine as part of the Student Program Association event series.