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Penn State Student Charged After Protest

Bram Woolley is facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly ignoring multiple orders from police officers to leave the area during Monday night's protest.


U.S. Department Of Labor Drops Lawsuit Against Lupita’s Authentic Mexican Food

The U.S. Department of Labor dropped a federal lawsuit against Lupita's authentic Mexican restaurant Monday, according to court filings.


Former Penn State Student Accused Of Raping Woman In Dorm Room

Jacob S. Tillman admitted to a Penn State University Police detective that he raped the woman but that he had been too intoxicated to remember it, according to a criminal complaint.


Former State College Business Owner Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Officers On January 6

The former owner of Frutta Bowls in downtown State College pleaded guilty to two felony counts of assaulting officers with a dangerous weapon during the January 6 riot at the Capitol.

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Penn State Institutes Hiring Freeze Amid Budget Deficit

Penn State implemented a "strategic hiring freeze" on Monday as the university aims to balance an operating budget that had a nearly $200 million deficit for 2021-22.


Penn State Trustee Committee Endorses Plans For New $127.7 Million Liberal Arts Building

The $127.7-million Susan Welch Liberal Arts Building will be “a hub of social science teaching, research, and outreach activity."

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