Month: May 2013
A unique dining experience greeted visitors to the Bryce Jordan Center Wednesday. Everyone got the “rock star” treatment, and a chance to treat themselves to a delicious backstage dining experience. The folks at Bryce Jordan Center Catering put on a show, whipping up some very special menu items.
Emmy-award winning journalist Bob Costas, along with Paterno family lawyer Wick Sollers, former Pennsylvania governor Dick Thornburgh, and Paterno spokesman Dan McGinn, discussed the Freeh report and Paterno’s legacy on NBC Wednesday night for nearly an hour, honoring a promise Costas made to reevaluate his initial opinion on the maligned report. Sollers also introduced a lawsuit against the NCAA, its president Mark Emmert, and former NCAA Executive Board chair Ed Ray, which is expected to be filed Thursday morning at the Common Pleas Court.
Today it was announced that Penn State will play a pre-tournament game against Longwood University on a date that is to be announced in Happy Valley. The game will take place prior to Penn State traveling to Brooklyn for their first game of the tournament against St. John’s on November 29.
It appears we’re about to see another dramatic twist in the convoluted Jerry Sandusky scandal. An NBC Sports executive tells StateCollege.com that the Paterno family is filing a lawsuit against the NCAA.
As spring turns into summer, it’s getting to be that time of year again — time to order your Penn State football student season tickets. Penn State Student Central recently released the dates for the 2013 sale. Clear your mornings on these days.
Penn State’s Advance Vehicle Team took home an impressive first place overall finish in this year’s EcoCAR 2 Competition among 15 universities last week in San Diego. EcoCAR is a competition which involves teams altering a donated Chevy Malibu to make it more environmentally friendly and increase gas mileage, decrease emissions, and maintain consumer acceptability.
Penn State football released a new campaign video yesterday titled The Next Level, which mirrors a presentation Coach Bill O’Brien might give to a high school recruit to entice him into Happy Valley.