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Day: November 25, 2009

NPR Personality Ira Glass Visits Penn State

Ira Glass, NPR host for “This American Life”, was in State College a tad over a fortnight ago to learn what it’s like to attend a university with one of the best football programs in the entire US of A. Some reporters followed around freshmen, others attended frat parties, but Ira’s focus was on the […]

State College Safest City in America

A new report from the Congressional Quarterly ranks the State College Metropolitan Area as the safest in the country. The annual report uses FBI crime statistics collected from local law enforcement agencies. The study takes murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary and motor vehicle theft numbers and compiles a score and compares it to the […]

Professor Caught Up in Climate Change Scandal

The climate change debate has been going on for a long time now, and public opinion on the matter has fluctuated with each new scientific revelation. Penn State has had a prominent voice in the debate, with one professor in particular having a larger voice than most. Professor of Meteorology Michael Mann has been a […]

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