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Day: August 5, 2013

Dave Robinson Credits Paterno, Engle in Hall of Fame Speech

Dave Robinson hasn't played football for Penn State in more than half a century, but he hasn't forgotten about his time in Happy Valley.

Catching Up with Penn Staters at the White House

Two Penn Staters are interning at the White House this summer: Hannah Botelho, of Potomac, Maryland, and Vincent Amendolare, of Hillsborough, New Jersey.

Penn State Jumps 91 Spots to No. 93 in Forbes Rankings

Penn State is Forbes' 93rd-best college in America, a vast improvement upon the school's #184 overall ranking last year.

By: Kellen Micah

Bills Bring Blue Band Back to Buffalo

The Buffalo Bills franchise has invited the Penn State Blue Band to perform at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 3. The Bills will play the Kansas City Chiefs for an early afternoon game. This will mark a busy weekend for the Blue Band, as Beaver Stadium will host a game between the Nittany Lions and Fighting Illini.

Sandusky Scandal-Related Costs Reach $47.7 Million in May

It's time for everyone's favorite monthly update.

Penn State's costs associated with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal through the end of May have been counted and the latest total is $47,753,721. That's roughly $900,000 more than the previous month.

(Night Ranger Can Still) Rock in State College

Night Ranger, a rock band founded in 1982, will play State Theatre on Tuesday, August 20. Their performance will mark the opening salvo of a semester full of musical acts.

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