Day: March 2, 2016

Lady Lions Win Big Ten Tournament Opener 75-66

The Lady Lions held on to defeat Illinois in a gritty Big Ten Tournament game to keep their season alive. Teniya Page led the way with 18 points in the 75-66 win over the Fighting Illini.

Sandy Barbour Announces Coaches Caravan Hiatus

Penn State AD Sandy Barbour cited the current state budget impasse as a reason for the annual Coaches Caravan’s hiatus.

Grand Jury Reveals Hundreds Abused In Altoona-Johnstown Diocese

A statewide grand jury determined that at least 50 priests or religious leaders in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown sexually abused hundreds of children over a period of 40 years, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Tuesday. Of those named in the grand jury testimony, there are priests who were connected to both Penn State and the State College area.

Onward Chef: Irving’s Breakfast Sandwiches

There’s no greater thrill than enjoying a delicacy you created on your own, and for all you breakfast sandwich lovers at Penn State, Onward State presents to you a personal twist on a State College original — the Irving’s breakfast sandwich.

Six Nittany Lions In Spain For U.S. Women’s Soccer National Team Opportunity

The defending National Champions are well-represented in La Manga, Spain, this week, as the U.S. Women’s National Team U-20 squad boasts a bunch of Nittany Lions for the 2016 La Manga Tournament.

Graduate School Revokes Doctorate For Plagiarism

Penn State revoked a PhD last week due to newly discovered plagiarism, according to a memo distributed to all graduate students and faculty.

Penn State Professor Receives Presidential Honor

President Barack Obama sought out the nation’s best and brightest scientists and found one right here at Penn State. Dr. Jennifer Miksis-Olds was selected as one of 105 people to receive the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

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