A bill of particulars was released this afternoon by Attorney General Linda Kelly, which outlines the date and location of the alleged sex-abuse crimes committed against ten minors by Jerry Sandusky, as well as the age of the alleged victims. This comes after Sandusky's attorney, Joe Amendola, requested that this information be released so that the defense could prepare for the upcoming trial, which has a tentative start date of May 14.
Watch out recruiting world. Bill O'Brien is not messing around. Penn State's head coach made that mighty clear yesterday as he secured his first two verbal commitments for the Class of 2013. The first one came in the form of a four star quarterback from Fort Union, Virginia, Christian Hackenberg.
While many Penn Staters will be travelling to exotic beaches and foreign countries for a week come Friday, a few students have chosen to take the non-traditional route for Spring Break 2012. Not to say that there is anything wrong with taking a week off to enjoy yourself and participate in potentially regrettable activities for seven straight days, but some students have decided to make a difference in the lives of others next week.
It was supposed to signify the beginning of the end. When it broke last night that President T.J. Bard would not be running for re-election, I anticipated a Presidential address for the ages, complete with tears, reflection, and nostalgia. What happened next, however, is symbolic of the altruistic nature of Bard's presidency.
Mike El-Saleh is a senior on the Penn State fencing and cheerleading teams. Mike is currently preparing for the NCAA fencing championships. I was recently able to sit down with him for a 10 questions interview.
Penn State couldn't repeat their 65-45 victory over Purdue from January 5, as they fell 80-56 last night to Purdue in West Lafayette. The Nittany Lions trailed only 37-32 at the half, but Purdue 5th-year senior Robbie Hummel finished with 26 points and Purdue shot 57% to pull away from Penn State early in the second half.