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Day: March 1, 2012


Bill of Particulars for Sandusky Case Released

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.

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Anne Riley Speaks On BOT Decisions Regarding Paterno and Spanier

Anne Riley, the sole incumbent member of the Board of Trustees who is up and running for re-election, discusses her and the Board’s decision to relieve Joe Paterno and Graham Spanier of their duties just days after the Jerry Sandusky, Tim Curley and Gary Schultz charges were made public.

BOB Does Work: I Went To Virginia and Came Back With a Four Star QB Edition

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.

Not Your Typical Spring Break

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.

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Prom Attire Event Seeks Donations

Remember how magical your high school prom was? For some local teens, the cost is too high to enjoy the special evening but YOU can help!

UPUA Finishes Prematurely

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.

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