A woman had to be sedated at the hospital after resisting arrest for knocking over magazine dispensers on West College Ave. Oh, come on, the story wasn’t THAT bad.
Tim Frazier’s stellar 2014-15 season resulted in some well-deserved hardware. The first-year pro earned the NBA D-League’s MVP and Rookie of the Year honors Tuesday after scorching the court in all aspects of the game.
After a successful fall, and an even stronger winter season, Penn State moved into third place in Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings, an annual ranking of overall success in collegiate athletics. The Nittany Lions have 820 points in the cup, just 3.5 points behind second-place North Carolina, and a distant 206.5 points behind the current, dominant leader, Stanford.
A nomadic, upcycling store will make its way to the courtyard outside the Palmer Art Museum next Wednesday from 2:30-5:30 p.m. The Palmer Pop Up Thrift Shop is organized by students Michael Grasso, Tessa Sontheimer, Sloane King, and Caleb Bernstein as an assignment for Art in the Anthropocene class, taught by Heather Davis.
Since its foundation in 1972, the students in Eco Action have helped give life to the environmentalist movement on campus. Celebrate Earth Day with Eco Action this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the HUB Auditorium for a screening of the film “Plastic Paradise” followed by a discussion on current environmental topics.
Sigma Chi fraternity kicked off its annual week-long philanthropy Sunday, known lovingly as Derby Days. The week-long competition started with Penny Wars in the HUB and continued Monday evening with a field day at the Sigma Chi house, which included a Paint Bucket challenge, Egg Toss, Tug of War, and Pi A Chi (how clever).
Using a loophole in the NCAA rulebook, Penn State’s satellite football camps are continuing to ruffle SEC feathers.
When a group of seven alumni-elected trustees threatened legal action if the university didn’t provide source material from the Freeh Report, they weren’t bluffing. Just three days after the university rejected the trustees’ latest attempt to obtain privileged material from the Freeh Report, the group filed a petition in the Centre County court on Monay afternoon in an effort to compel the university to provide the requested documents.
Add Steve Spurrier to the list of famous college football coaches to support Joe Paterno. In an interview with The State, a Columbia, S.C. newspaper, Spurrier reflected on his upcoming 70th birthday, and weighed in on the legacy of Penn State’s longtime coach.
Behind a five-point performance from Pat Manley, men’s lacrosse defeated Rutgers 11-6 on Sunday evening for its first Big Ten win in program history.
The AFSP will bring its efforts to State College on April 26 for the Out of the Darkness Community Walk. The Community Walk, which is one of 360 that will occur nationwide this year, helps to educate teens about mental disorders, raise awareness about research, and promote programs for survivors of suicide.
This surgery coverage is a huge step in the right direction for creating an even more open and comfortable community here on campus.
Penn State’s wealth has been calculated at $6.7 billion, which is the sixth highest among public institutions on the list.
Penn Stater and Broadway costume designer Carrie Robbins will speak to students in a Q&A on Tuesday.
Penn State baseball looked to end it’s road woes against Minnesota, but found even more trouble after being swept by the Golden Gophers.
Eric Barron and Keith Masser denied seven alumni-elected trustees their request for access to confidential information used in the creation of the Freeh Report.
A student was arrested on assault charges after a debate over whether Michael Jordan or LeBron James is the NBA’s GOAT.
The sixth annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run was held of Sunday morning, benefitting Special Olympics Pennsylvania. Over 4,000 runners participated, sprinting down Curtin Road and finishing just outside Beaver Stadium. The event raised nearly $400,000 in its sixth year.
Four-star cornerback and Maryland native Zecheriah McPhearson committed to Penn State during the Blue-White game.
On a sparkling, sunshiny day in State College, Penn State wrapped up the spring practice season with the annual Blue-White scrimmage as the starter-heavy Blue side dominated White in a 17-7 victory in front of an estimated 68,000 fans.
Penn State men’s volleyball beat Princeton in four sets Friday night to win its 12th-straight match. The Nittany Lions have two matches remaining before the EIVA Tournament.
Penn State again earned a top-100 spot in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, but dropped from No. 39 overall last year to somewhere in the No. 61-70 grouping — the exact ranking in that tier is not specified. Sandwiched between the National Taiwan University and the Technical University of Munich, the selection is another indicator of Penn State’s steady academic standing.
In an age of reliance on natural energy and a time where the energy landscape is ever-changing, it has become important that we take care of our planet and the world around us. One student-run Penn State group is trying to drive this initiative: meet Positive Energy, a club focused on spreading the good news of America’s abundant natural resources.