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Month: May 2014

Blues Legend Johnny Winter to Play State Theatre

The State Theatre released its summer show slate this afternoon, highlighted with a performance by legendary blues guitarist Johnny Winter. Ranked as the 63rd greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone, the producer and performer has toured for more than 50 years.

George Mitchell Praises Penn State’s Compliance Once Again

Integrity monitor George Mitchell has submitted a glowing review of Penn State's compliance with the Freeh Report in his seventh quarterly report to the NCAA, a common theme for the former senator as his second annual report dawns in September. He praised Penn State's efforts to enhance security at athletic events and facilities, a new compliance plan, increased development of Clery Act compliance, and adherence to the athletics integrity agreement.

Corbett Met With Investigator About Handling of Sandusky Case

Gov. Tom Corbett had a meeting earlier this week with a special prosecutor investigating his handling of the Jerry Sandusky case. The questioning specifically centered around his role as attorney general and why it took so long to file charges against the former Penn State coach.

Paul Ruskin, OPP Man of Many Travels, To Retire

OPP Communications Coordinator Paul Ruskin, whose travels have expanded from Alaska to Spain, is set to retire.

Plaque Installed to Honor Third-Generation Old Willow

The Office of Physical Plant, in conjunction with the Heritage Tree Program, installed a plaque last week in front of the Weeping Willow tree just west of Old Main.

Pilato Adds Third Paterno, Others to Mural

Heister street now has three -- count 'em, three -- Joe Paternos on its respective murals. Earlier this month, artist Michael Pilato unveiled the third painted JoePa (above) on the Deli side of the street.

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