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Day: September 12, 2014

Distraction Of The Day: James Franklin Tells Player To Get To Class On Twitter

Today, freshman offensive lineman Chance Sorrell tweeted that he didn’t leave himself much time to get to his early morning class. Franklin, ever vigilant on social media, responded with a tweet of his own, imploring the young man to kick it into high gear.

Laverne Cox To Speak On Campus During National Coming Out Week

Orange Is The New Black fans, mark your calendars. Laverne Cox is coming to campus to speak on October 8 during National Coming Out Week, sponsored by the LGBTA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally) Student Resource Center (SRC) on October 8 at 7 pm.

Staff Predictions: Penn State vs. Rutgers

For the second straight week, our staff is unanimous: Penn State will win. This week's opponent? Rutgers.

East Halls, Home of the Pennsylvania Government

Ah, East Halls. Home to small dorm rooms, new experiences, drunk freshmen, and... The Pennsylvania Government?

Penn State Researchers Working to Prevent the Spread of HIV

Something extraordinary is being created by the Penn State Food Science Department, and we're not talking Creamery Ice Cream.

Local Non-Profit Works to Open Support Center for Autistic Adults

Bella Bregar, a retired special education teacher from the State College area, has been working to raise funds for her non-profit organization, the Benjamin Plum Farm.

"I had been a special-ed teacher for 37 years and have always had a passion for working with the autistic and special needs population," Bregar said. "I always kept in touch with my students after graduation and found that services drop off severely after 22. "

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