Day: September 18, 2014

McLanahan’s Selling Shirts To Benefit Devon Still’s Family

When the Bengals pledged all proceeds from his jersey to the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Devon Still set a franchise record for jersey sales in a day. A week later, a local retail outlet in State College is chipping in to the cause as well, selling a “S71LL STRONG” that plays off of a similar design created in Cincinnati. McLanahan’s agreed to give all proceeds from the shirt to Still, who tweeted that he will donate the money to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Yudichak: Penn State Trustees May Have Broken Law with Recommendation

State Sen. John Yudichak, a Penn State graduate who represents Luzerne and Carbon counties, says a Penn State Board of Trustees committee may have violated a state law by recommending board reform.

[Video] YAF Meets HUB Bureaucrats

A Penn State Young Americans for Freedom video has been making waves in libertarian circles this week after being posted to the conservative website Breitbart.

Athletics Department Considers Raising Football Ticket Prices in 2015

To combat a net loss of $1.3 million over the last year, Penn State’s athletic department outlined a five-point plan to weather the budget issues its currently facing, including raising the price of football tickets in 2015.

President Barron To Launch Monthly Talk Show

Penn State President Eric Barron will be co-hosting a monthly talk show alongside WPSU’s Patty Satalia. The show, which is titled “Higher Education in Focus”, will air on WPSU-TV, debuting on September 25th at 8 p.m.

Board of Trustees Governance Committee To Recommend 33 Voting Seats, No Change To Alumni Seats

After rehashing much of the debate on reform from last month during its meeting this morning at the Penn Stater, the Board of Trustees’ Governance Committee approved “Proposal A+” for recommendation to the Board of Trustees. If approved, it will increase the number of voting members on the board to 33 and the entire board to 38 by adding a student, faculty, and Alumni Association seat, while also adding three voting at-large trustees, selected by the board

Uber Looking to Expand to State College

The fast-growing and tepidly controversial ride-sharing company Uber is apparently looking to expand its services to State College.