Author: Zach Berger
Five-year-old Gavin Royer’s life has been a challenge since he was diagnosed with a brain tumor just 10 days after his fifth birthday, but he was all smiles on Tuesday when the Penn State men’s lacrosse team officially signed him to a letter of intent. The signing was of course purely ceremonial, but Royer is a big fan of the team and got to meet all of the players before receiving his own locker and gear.
It took a few weeks to reach the end of the UPUA Elections Code saga, but the end finally came on Wednesday night as Policy 06-09 passed through the general assembly by a vote of 31-2.
Penn State football needs to take a page out of the basketball team’s book. That’s a sentence you don’t hear often, if at all, but with Pat Chamber’s squad hitting seven wins — one more than football had all season — by early December, perhaps it isn’t such a crazy idea for James Franklin to start emulating his colleague. But where to start? Well, how about throwback jerseys?
We’re here to quell your fears and pour an ice cold bucket of water on the fiery anger and worry that you feel about Penn State football. This season wasn’t the disaster that it seemed to be.
If the experts are to be trusted, the Nittany Lions are likely headed to the Bronx for a matchup with an ACC opponent in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. The game will take place at the famed Yankee Stadium, a beautiful, new ballpark that opened just five years ago and the home to the New York Yankees.
The University Park Undergraduate Association rarely holds meetings without any legislation hitting the floor, but last night was an exception to the rule. Without any bills or policies to review, the UPUA instead voted on two new additions to the assembly to replace Garrett Warmbein and Ted Ritsick, who both resigned as a result of time constraints.