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Month: December 2012

Penn State Outlasts Duquesne 84-74

Penn State finished out its non-conference slate with an impressive offensive performance as ten Nittany Lions scored in an 84-74 victory over Duquesne at the Bryce Jordan Center. D.J. Newbill was all over the court for the Lions, registering a double-double with 23 points, 12 rebounds, and 5 assists. Nick Colella scored 15 points, while Sasa Borovnjak added 14.

Penn State Ranked as one of the 100 Best Values Among Public Colleges (Say What?)

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Penn State as one of the 100 Best Values in Public Colleges among all 4-year universities. Penn State, which has seen its in-state tuition more than double over the last ten years, came in at 48th in the annual rankings, up from 51 last year. Penn State also came in at 31st in the organization's out-of-state tuition, a 16 spot jump from last year.

Jon Voight Shows up at the Lady Lions Game

Academy Award winning actor Jon Voight -- most famous for his roles in classics Midnight Cowboy, Coming Home, and Runaway Train -- was spotted in the stands last Saturday at the Lady Lions trashing of NJIT.

Jake Corman to Introduce NCAA Legislation

Pennsylvania State Senator Jake Corman (R-34th District) announced plans yesterday to introduce legislation that would aim at restricting the NCAA from using Penn State's fine money for causes outside of the state.

Three Penn Staters Headed to the Pro Bowl

Three former Penn State football players will head to Hawaii a month from now as Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali, and San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman were named to the Pro Bowl last night.

Tussey Mountain will Open its Slopes Today

The 6-8 inches of snow that fell on State College last night came as bad news to local drivers, but at least one business in town isn't complaining. The Tussey Mountain ski slopes announced that it would open today at 9 a.m. for the winter season.

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