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Day: September 19, 2014

HBO Halts Production of Al Pacino’s Happy Valley

After a week of exciting developments, HBO announced it has suspended the Al Pacino movie 'Happy Valley' because of budgetary restrictions. This is the first time that a studio has claimed it was behind the screen adaptation of Joe Posnanski's 'Paterno.'

Board of Trustees September Meeting Recap

Penn State will request $307.1 million in state appropriations for the 2015-16 year, a 6 percent increase ($9.4 million) over last year's request. Furthermore, Penn State is requesting $7.9 million to benefit a partnership between the state and university to stimulate Pennsylvania's economy.

Trustees Discuss Freeh Report In Executive Session

The Board of Trustees discussed the Freeh Report for three to four hours in executive session this morning, and though it didn't come to a stance on it, Anthony Lubrano said after the meeting that it was the most open discussion the board has ever had about it.

Beaver Stadium Scoreboards To Actually Display Score

After a summer of anticipation, Beaver Stadium's scoreboards were met with resounding disappointment. Penn State was aware of that, and today's Board of Trustees meeting, OPP's Ford Stryker announced plans for less advertising dominance.

Renovations In the Works For East, Pollock Halls

Future Penn Staters got great news today and they don't even know it -- the Board of Trustees will discuss plans for renovations to East and Pollock Halls during its meeting in November, and today approved the addition of a residence hall to North Halls and the renovation of Findlay Commons.

Report: Rutgers Athletic Director Made Sandusky Joke In Staff Meeting

According to a report by, Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann made an inappropriate remark involving Jerry Sandusky at a staff meeting last fall.

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