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Month: November 2012

George Mitchell Issues First Athletics Integrity Report to NCAA

As part of the NCAA consent decree, Penn State's athletic integrity monitor George Mitchell has issued his first quarterly report on Penn State's compliance.

"We have received the University’s full cooperation during this initial period of the monitorship," the report says. "Our requests for access to University personnel have been granted without exception."

FTCAP Moving to a Two-Day Overnight Program

The days of FTCAP (First-Year Testing, Consulting, and Advising Program) are over. Penn State will be moving to a two-day, overnight program titled NSO (New Student Orientation) beginning this summer.

Women’s Soccer Faces Florida State in National Semifinal

The Penn State Women's Soccer team landed in San Diego early Wednesday morning. They hope to bring back the program's first ever NCAA Championship.

Penn State Needs a Finals Week Puppy Room

Everyone loves puppies. If there's one thing that everyone can get behind -- PS4RS, Karen Peetz, Evan Ponter, Michael Mauti, etc. -- it's that puppies are some of the most adorable things in the world. I've never met anyone that doesn't love them, and the soft, warm feeling of a puppy can warm even the coldest hearts.

That's why Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada has spearheaded the idea of a "puppy room" during its finals week.

Silas Redd Doesn’t Deserve the Vitriol

Silas Redd transferred five months ago. Whether you think he may or may not have made the right decision its time to grow up and move on.

Miami (FL) Upsets No. 6 Lady Lions in ACC-B1G Challenge

The sixth-ranked Lady Lions were upset by Miami (FL) 69-65 in last night's ACC-Big Ten Challenge game. After trailing for the first 31 minutes, Penn State managed to battle its way back but could not pull out the victory in a game that was decided in the final seconds.

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