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Day: November 6, 2014

Governor Corbett Flip-Flops on Paterno, Says He Shouldn’t Have Been Fired

Just two days after being embarrassed in the biggest incumbent defeat in the history of Pennsylvania gubernatorial elections, Tom Corbett is changing his tune on Joe Paterno.

Three Football Student-Athletes Named to Academic All-District Team

Penn State football student-athletes Brad Bars, Ryan Keiser, and Tyler Yazujian were named to the Capital One Academic All-District Football Team. The three selections for Penn State were tied for best in the Big Ten.

Sims Invites 100 Random Students for Sexual Assault Discussion

Penn State's Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Task Force will host a focus group discussion on Nov. 11 to "assist the University in its effort to minimize the troubles caused by sexual assault in our community," according to an email sent by Vice President for Student Affairs Damon Sims.

Sam Ficken Named Groza Award Semifinalist

The resurgence of senior kicker Sam Ficken continued with his selection today as one of 20 semi-finalists for the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-kicker Award.

Franklin Hopeful of Dieffenbach Return, Smith’s Status Remains In Limbo

James Franklin reaffirmed Wednesday that both Miles Dieffenbach and Donovan Smith are day-to-day in their road to returning to the field.

Extreme Field Trips: Penn State Edition

Although they may seem like an adolescent idea, field trips still happen at the college level. A few undergraduate classes at Penn State have taken field tripping to the extreme, doing everything from traveling across the world to preparing them for backpacking adventures. Here are a few classes offered at University Park in the upcoming spring semester that include a cool travel component.

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