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Day: November 19, 2013

State Patty’s Day Bar Closures to be Discussed at Joint Meeting

A joint meeting between downtown bar owners and the Student Alcohol Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be held tomorrow to discuss, in part, bar closures on State Patty's Day, several sources have confirmed.

Ed Ruth Suspended for a Month, Will Miss BJC Dual

Top-ranked wrestler at 184 Ed Ruth will miss the entire first month of the wrestling season after violating team rules, head coach Cael Sanderson confirmed today. The one month suspension includes the wrestling dual against Pitt on December 8 in the Bryce Jordan Center.

Screenwriter: Al Pacino Movie Will Focus on Joe Paterno’s Life, Not Scandal

"The Paternos were on a first-name basis with everyone in town -- Joe even knew the cheerleaders' names. They built a library -- giving $3 million of their own money," McKenna said. "Their love and generosity inspires me as I raise my three children. Because that's what life is all about, isn't it?"

O’Brien Prepared For Emotional Senior Day Game

With one year and one Senior Day under his belt, O'Brien knows what to expect heading into Saturday's matchup with Nebraska. He said at his Tuesday press conference that the coaches will bring the seniors onto the field to be honored before going back to the locker room to get re-focused on the game. What's most important to O'Brien though is that the stadium is packed with fans to support the seniors in their final Beaver Stadium matchup. He discussed that, Matt McGloin, selfies, and more at his weekly press conference.

Vote Matt McGloin for NFL Rookie of the Week

Matt McGloin is a nominee for NFL Rookie of the Week. Say those words again slowly to yourself and think about how we got to this point.

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The Penn State Marching Blue Band, Like You Have Never Seen Them Before

The Blue Band, in it's 114th year, boasts 305 members, including Ryan Simpson, a four year member of the band. Simpson, a senior marketing major from Perkasie, serves as president of the Blue Band as well as a rank leader. As the percussion guide for bass drums, Simpson is in charge of making sure the line moves in unison and hits its marks.

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