Month: February 2014
The ballot positions and names of the 32 candidates for the Penn State Board of Trustees alumni election were announced earlier today at a small “casting of lots” meeting at the Nittany Lion Inn.
It has already been one of the coldest winters in recent memory, and it’s about to get even worse. AccuWeather is calling for a foot of snow through Monday morning and beginning tomorrow night.
State lawmakers are in a tough spot when it comes to Penn State President Erickson’s request for additional state funding for the next budget year.
Not all Penn State students will be partying this Saturday for State Patty’s Day. For the fourth year in a row, many students will be countering the drinking event with the State Day of Service, which will include community service projects on campus and throughout State College.
Have you ever dreamed of running out of that Beaver Stadium tunnel in the blue and white, with the roar of 107,000 leading the way? If you weren’t recruited out of high school or didn’t grab those high-star ratings needed for a Penn State offer, it might not be too late.
So where is this pay-out money coming from? Penn State’s PR machine has been quick to mention that it is not coming directly from tuition dollars, which is technically true, although it stands to reason a six-figure dent in another university account still affects students. Instead, the bribe money is coming from the Student Parking Endowment fund, which goes to fund a number of important student services.
Sue Paterno, a well-known community advocate and Penn State’s finest matriarch, was hospitalized Thursday morning. Dan McGinn, a spokesperson for the Paterno family, says Sue Paterno fell and was hospitalized for observation. The family says she fell while on Penn State’s campus.