Penn State news by
Penn State's student blog



Day: May 21, 2014

Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf: What Do They Mean for Penn State?

Pennsylvania's gubernatorial race is officially set, with Tom Wolf winning the Democratic nomination. Wolf will face incumbent Tom Corbett in November, with heavy implications for Penn State on the horizon. With the race set, we took a look at what each candidate means for Penn State.

Centre County Reverses Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Centre County officials said Tuesday night they would not be distributing same-sex marriage licenses - despite a federal court decision issued Tuesday declaring a same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional - but officials are now backing off that decision.

Despite Grassroots Opposition, Penn State Signs Student Healthcare Insurance Contract

Students who opt to use Penn State healthcare insurance provider Aetna will be paying more for their premiums next year, despite significant pushback from the graduate student community in recent months.

No Ruling Made After Freeh v. Spanier Appeal Arguments

Arguments for why the delay granted to Graham Spanier in his defamation suit against Louis Freeh should be axed will be heard by a three-judge Superior Court panel today at 1 p.m. in Philadelphia.

Penn State Alumna Strano Taylor Wins Bid to Challenge Thompson in PA-5

No matter who wins the race in November, Pennsylvania's 5th Congressional District will be represented by a Penn Stater in Washington. That much was assured last night as Kerith Strano Taylor defeated Thomas Tarantella 55-45% in the Democratic primary for the chance to take on third-term Congressman Glenn Thompson.

Follow on Another Platform