Month: May 2015
Penn State graduate Ross Ulbricht, known by his online pseudonym “Dread Pirate Roberts,” was sentenced to life in prison without parole today in Federal District Court in Manhattan after being convicted earlier this year for running the world’s largest drug-trafficking website.
Jong Shim, the student behind the shooting threat posted on Yik Yak, was sentenced to serve five days to 12 months in the Centre County Correctional Facility and one year probation. Shim was held on a $100,000 bail and pled guilty to one count of terroristic threat and one count of disorderly conduct.
There’s still nine months until we dance, but preparations for THON 2016 are well underway. THON announced the official dates for the 2015-16 fundraising season, including the canning weekends.
In the 2015 rankings from Niche, State College topped the state list for “best towns” and came in at 14th in the nation.
The two teams haven’t met since 2000, but will start a four-year series in 2016.
Taylor was a two-time NCAA champion and four-time Big Ten champion at Penn State.
The CvC-Penn State program has been wildly successful since its inception in 2013, eclipsing the $2 million mark and aiming to break $2.5 million in the near future.