Tom Corbett has been a lightning rod of criticism on how he handled the investigation of Jerry Sandusky when he was Attorney General. In the race for state Attorney General, Kathleen Kane, a Democrat, and David Freed, a Republican, have each expressed opinions on whether Corbett's leadership needs further review. The November election will be the first chance that Pennsylvania residents have to make a material statement on their governor.
It's Homecoming Week and that means plenty of former Penn State students will be cruising through their old stomping grounds. We have a few reasons as to why those alumni are awesome.
Civic engagement in national elections among student-age voters is a long-standing challenge. Often students who live busy lives are indifferent about voting until days before the election. However, all too often in these situations, folks try to vote at the last minute without understanding the procedure involved.
One of the criticisms of the previous coaching staff was that the Nittany Lions never seemed adequately prepared to compete with high quality opponents. Since a victory against Michigan State to clinch a trip to the Rose Bowl in 2008, the Nittany Lions are 1-10 against nationally ranked opponents and o-4 at home. Saturday can serve as an example of how things have changed under a new, energetic regime.
Last night, spontaneously, a crazy cacophony of drums and horns echoed from outside. No, it wasn't a homecoming 2012 event, but rather a completely random musical performance by The Detroit Party Marching Band, a travelling party band on their way to Honkfest 2012 in Massachusetts that starts tomorrow.
Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics and the Nittany Lion Club have released information regarding new football seating options for fans based on new donation levels that will start in the 2013 season.