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Day: November 23, 2010

Paterno To Return In 2011

It was bound to be asked at some point during Joe Paterno's weekly press conference. The question on everyone's mind ended up being the first one asked.

JoePa announced his plans to return to the sidelines for a 46th season in 2011 on Tuesday

Brooks’ Perfect Night Bewilders Blue Devils

Jeff Brooks must have channeled his inner Christian Laettner for Monday night's performance. The standout senior forward scored 21 points, shooting 7-7 from the field and 6-6 from the free-throw line, and helped Penn State defeat the Blue Devils of Central Connecticut State 77-61.

Cross Country Finishes Year at Nationals

Both the men's and women's cross country teams had solid days Monday running at the NCAA Cross Country Championships.

For the first time since 1994, both the Penn State men's and women's team made it to the national meet. The women finished 26th overall, with the men placing 30th.

Alleged Racism Causes Online Backlash

For an interracial couple, a trip to Happy Valley turned into a Beaver Stadium nightmare.

Linda Baker, a white woman, and her husband, a black male from Michigan, traveled to State College to attend the October 30th Penn State game against Michigan.

Mortar Board Celebrates 75 Years of Honor

Ever heard of the Mortar Board? Maybe not, but your future employers probably have. The Mortar Board is a national senior honor society and today marks the Penn State chapter's 75th year in existence.

Residence Halls Officially Open This Friday

After much speculation from members across the Penn State community, Penn State Live has confirmed that the residence halls at University Park will open at 5 p.m. this Friday, November 26. Previously the university was promoting that dorms would not be open until 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 27.

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