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Day: August 22, 2013

O’Brien Still Not Ready To Name Starting Quarterback

The highly-anticipated Bill O'Brien conference call Thursday afternoon ended anticlimactically with the quarterback situation still uncertain at Penn State. O'Brien had previously said he would name a starting quarterback by the end of the week, and seeing as this was his last scheduled media availability this week, it seemed to fit that today would be the day. It was all for naught, however, as O'Brien wouldn't put the situation to rest.

UPUA Calls For Permanent Elected Student Trustee

UPUA and GSA representatives asked state senators to support a bill establishing a permanent student trustee. They also would like to see this as a student-elected position.

New Residence Halls/Sorority Suites Set Standard for Student Living

The brand new Chace Hall and the renovated Haller Hall are set to open to students for the first time this weekend in South -- both offering a taste of the future for on campus Penn State student housing.

Mike Hull: The Latest Member Of ‘Linebacker U’ Is Ready To Go

Being known as "Linebacker U" is a long-standing Penn State tradition, and if Mike Hull has anything to say about it, that moniker won't end with him. Hull, a junior linebacker out of the Pittsburgh area, is stepping into some big shoes this season as he takes over as a starting linebacker on the Nittany Lions defensive unit.

10 Questions With <em>Fourth And Long</em> Author John Bacon

Author and professor John Bacon turned some heads recently with his latest book: Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football. The book focused on his time with four Big Ten programs: Northwestern, Michigan, Ohio State, and of course, Penn State. We got a chance to catch up with Bacon and discuss his time in Happy Valley, his book, the NCAA sanctions, and dinosaurs.

Former Assistant AD Della Durant Dies at 84

Penn State lost one of its greats yesterday as former Assistant Athletic Director Della Durant died at 84. During her time at Penn State, Durant played a critical role in the implementation of women's varsity sports.

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