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Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013 Penn State Football: ESPN Ranks Penn State Michigan Clash No. 14 On Top 25 Of 2013
by Ben Jones

Penn State and Michigan put together a game for the ages last season. Anyone who watched or was lucky enough to be in attendance won't forget the four overtime thriller anytime soon. Full Story →

Jury Finds State College Man Innocent of Aggravated Assault Jury Finds State College Man Innocent of Aggravated Assault

"I am extremely grateful the jury was able to see through the antiquated gender biases presented in this case and apply the law in a fair and impartial manner," says defense attorney Steve Trialonas.

StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Penn State Football: Galt Praises Size And Speed Of James Penn State Football: Galt Praises Size And Speed Of James

"To get a guy that big that does what he does, I haven't seen that," strength and conditioning coach Dwight Galt said. "I've been really lucky. I had five tight ends in the NFL at one time, including Vernon Davis and Dan Gronkowski, Rob's brother, and I'll tell you what -- I'll put Jesse Jam

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
World Class Lacrosse is Closer Than You May Know
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World Class Lacrosse is Closer Than You May Know

A Penn State coach, standing on the sidelines at a World Championship in anything is newsworthy. "The world championship was an amazing tournament from all accounts," Tambroni said in an email from Colorado. "First and foremost, it was an honor to represent Team USA."

StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
'Vietnam Revisited' Educates Public While Honoring Veterans 'Vietnam Revisited' Educates Public While Honoring Veterans

On the Pennsylvania Military Museum lawn, military reenactors guided visitors on a trip into a not-so-distant past with the sixth annual “Vietnam Revisted” event. A bivouac of canvas tents housed soldiers and nurses. New recruits were taught proper weapon maintenance.

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett

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Borough Council Adopts State College Neighborhood Plan  Borough Council Adopts State College Neighborhood Plan
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
For more than a year, the Planning Commission conducted research, including feedback from community forums, to determine recommendations the commission can make to Borough Council to improve the quality of life. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, July 21 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Monday, July 21
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
Column
Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Playing the underdog may be the perfect role for James Franklin, following the logic of author Malcolm Gladwell. The Penn State coach's tactics are often David-like in his fight against the Goliaths of a monolithic conference in a sport of colossals. [Read More]
Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
"Thanks to our club membership – especially our very active fundraising committee — this was one of the most successful years in recent memory," stated George Trudeau, immediate past president whose term ended in early July. [Read More]
University archivist captures, maintains Penn State's history University archivist captures, maintains Penn State's history
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Patishnock
While summer represents somewhat of a slow time for Penn State's University Park campus, the same can't be said for Jackie Esposito, the university archivist who oversees the operation, storage and maintenance of hundreds of thousands of pieces of Penn State memorabilia. [Read More]
Penn State Freshman Dies After Being Hit by Truck Penn State Freshman Dies After Being Hit by Truck
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
State College police have confirmed Penn State freshman Eva O'Brian has died after being struck by a truck while jogging along North Atherton street on July 3. [Read More]
Ramadan Dinner Downtown Brings Cultures Together in Celebration Ramadan Dinner Downtown Brings Cultures Together in Celebration
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Most people here in America don’t often have the chance to have these experiences,” Penn State graduate student Ugur Pakoz says of the multicultural event. “Things like this are very important so people can understand the different cultures around them.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5 Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football landed two separate four-star commits on Saturday and five-star DE Shane Simmons could add his talents to mix down the road as he named Penn State in his Top 5 today. [Read More]
Repeat Snake Thief Sentenced to Up to Seven Years Repeat Snake Thief Sentenced to Up to Seven Years
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Nathan Flick was sentenced for a series of thefts - including 16 snakes and a firearm. Flick first drew the attention of law enforcement in May 2013 when he and two accomplices broke into a home and stole 13 snakes valued at $30,000. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Sweetums is an independent, beautiful cat looking for a welcoming home. She should do well in a home with older children and other cats. [Read More]

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Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations Rotary Club of State College Downtown contributes nearly $40,000 to local organizations
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
"Thanks to our club membership – especially our very active fundraising committee — this was one of the most successful years in recent memory," stated George Trudeau, immediate past president whose term ended in early July. [Read More]
Penn State Freshman Dies After Being Hit by Truck Penn State Freshman Dies After Being Hit by Truck
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
State College police have confirmed Penn State freshman Eva O'Brian has died after being struck by a truck while jogging along North Atherton street on July 3. [Read More]
Ramadan Dinner Downtown Brings Cultures Together in Celebration Ramadan Dinner Downtown Brings Cultures Together in Celebration
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Most people here in America don’t often have the chance to have these experiences,” Penn State graduate student Ugur Pakoz says of the multicultural event. “Things like this are very important so people can understand the different cultures around them.” [Read More]
Repeat Snake Thief Sentenced to Up to Seven Years Repeat Snake Thief Sentenced to Up to Seven Years
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Nathan Flick was sentenced for a series of thefts - including 16 snakes and a firearm. Flick first drew the attention of law enforcement in May 2013 when he and two accomplices broke into a home and stole 13 snakes valued at $30,000. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Sweetums is an independent, beautiful cat looking for a welcoming home. She should do well in a home with older children and other cats. [Read More]
'Day of Joy' Swim Meet Brings Teams Together, Raises Money for Penn's Valley Pool 'Day of Joy' Swim Meet Brings Teams Together, Raises Money for Penn's Valley Pool
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I like it when all the teams come together like this,” Collin Leave, 11, of the Park Forest swim team in State College says. “You get to meet a lot of really good swimmers.” [Read More]
Scranton Man Sentenced For Assault After Breaking Police Officer's Elbow Scranton Man Sentenced For Assault After Breaking Police Officer's Elbow
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
A simple case of public urination spun out of control for a Scranton man who has been sentenced to up to nearly two years in jail after an incident in October 2013 that led to a police officer with a broken elbow. [Read More]
State College Man Convicted of DUI After Telling Police He Took 'Date Rape Drug' State College Man Convicted of DUI After Telling Police He Took 'Date Rape Drug'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
After admitting to police that he had taken a “prescription date rape drug” when pulled over for erratic driving in 2012, a State College man has been found guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol and a prescription depressant medication. [Read More]
Ramadan Dinner in Downtown State College Aims to Bring Cultures Together Ramadan Dinner in Downtown State College Aims to Bring Cultures Together
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We want people from other cultural backgrounds to see that they are very similar,” Penn State Ph.D. student Halil Okur says. “Over all, we have many more similarities than differences.” [Read More]
Summer Day Getaway: Experience the Fall Migration of Birds of Prey at Hawk Mountain Summer Day Getaway: Experience the Fall Migration of Birds of Prey at Hawk Mountain
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“My favorite part of being here is watching someone see a hawk or an eagle up fly by up the lookout really closely, and they’re just amazed,” Hawk Mountain communications coordinator Mary Linkevich says. “You could call it jaw dropping.” [Read More]

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Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
Column
Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Playing the underdog may be the perfect role for James Franklin, following the logic of author Malcolm Gladwell. The Penn State coach's tactics are often David-like in his fight against the Goliaths of a monolithic conference in a sport of colossals. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5 Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football landed two separate four-star commits on Saturday and five-star DE Shane Simmons could add his talents to mix down the road as he named Penn State in his Top 5 today. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Prospects Tab Nittany Lions Saturday Morning Penn State Football: Four-Star Prospects Tab Nittany Lions Saturday Morning
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football picked up two commitments this morning in New Jersey native Irvin Charles and Pittsburgh prospect Miles Sanders. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Camps Finish Off Summer Season For Program
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Penn State Football: Three Camps Finish Off Summer Season For Program
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A 7-on-7 camp, Senior and Junior elite camps are slated for a busy weekend around the Lasch Building before the Nittany Lions hit the field for training camp in early August. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Squad Eyes Another National Title as Lineup Takes Shape  Penn State Wrestling: Squad Eyes Another National Title as Lineup Takes Shape
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Andy Elder
It's summer time and the living is easy, as the song lyrics say. Unless, you're Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson and his staff. If that's the case, summer is a time for scouting, conducting camps and laying the groundwork for their next attempt at a national championship, which would be [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Hoping To Bring Back Lessons From LeBron Camp Penn State Basketball: Newbill Hoping To Bring Back Lessons From LeBron Camp
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State guard DJ Newbill had a great time working with LeBron James in Las Vegas. But even he was in the dark about where James was taking his NBA talents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Offer Rising Tight End Talent Naseir Upshur Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Offer Rising Tight End Talent Naseir Upshur
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has already started to take aim at the 2016 recruiting class as James Franklin and his staff offered rising in-state star Naseir Upshur. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Olaniyan & Zwinak Bring Law & Order to Offseason
Column
Penn State Football: Olaniyan & Zwinak Bring Law & Order to Offseason
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Too often we hear about athletes who end up in the back seat of a police car. Here’s a story of two good ones from Penn State who sit in the front seat, riding shotgun. For all the right reasons. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Georgia State And Kent State To Future Schedules Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Add Georgia State And Kent State To Future Schedules
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The 2016 and 2017 Penn State football schedules were completed today with the announcement of home contests against Georgia State and Kent State [Read More]
Penn State Football: Belton And Zwinak Both Named To Doak Walker Watch List Penn State Football: Belton And Zwinak Both Named To Doak Walker Watch List
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State running backs Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak are among the 53 players on the preseason Doak Walker Award watch list given to the best ball carrier in the nation. In an interesting twist Penn State is one of seven school’s with multiple candidates on the Walker watch list. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
Column
Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Playing the underdog may be the perfect role for James Franklin, following the logic of author Malcolm Gladwell. The Penn State coach's tactics are often David-like in his fight against the Goliaths of a monolithic conference in a sport of colossals. [Read More]
University archivist captures, maintains Penn State's history University archivist captures, maintains Penn State's history
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Patishnock
While summer represents somewhat of a slow time for Penn State's University Park campus, the same can't be said for Jackie Esposito, the university archivist who oversees the operation, storage and maintenance of hundreds of thousands of pieces of Penn State memorabilia. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5 Penn State Football: Five-Star Simmons Has Nittany Lions In Top 5
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football landed two separate four-star commits on Saturday and five-star DE Shane Simmons could add his talents to mix down the road as he named Penn State in his Top 5 today. [Read More]
Families Celebrate the Impact of Butterflies at 'Wings in the Park' Families Celebrate the Impact of Butterflies at 'Wings in the Park'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Families and children learned the many ways butterflies and other pollinating creatures impact human lives at the annual 'Wings in the Park' event at the Snetsinger Butterfly Garden in Tom Tudek Memorial Park. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star Prospects Tab Nittany Lions Saturday Morning Penn State Football: Four-Star Prospects Tab Nittany Lions Saturday Morning
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football picked up two commitments this morning in New Jersey native Irvin Charles and Pittsburgh prospect Miles Sanders. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Camps Finish Off Summer Season For Program
Video
Penn State Football: Three Camps Finish Off Summer Season For Program
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A 7-on-7 camp, Senior and Junior elite camps are slated for a busy weekend around the Lasch Building before the Nittany Lions hit the field for training camp in early August. [Read More]
Matt Sandusky Discusses Father's Abuse on Oprah Matt Sandusky Discusses Father's Abuse on Oprah
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of Jerry Sandusky who first alleged abuse during his trial in 2012, unveiled the details of it to Oprah Winfrey on her network on Thursday night, saying that Jerry’s “ritual” began at bedtime. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: Squad Eyes Another National Title as Lineup Takes Shape  Penn State Wrestling: Squad Eyes Another National Title as Lineup Takes Shape
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Andy Elder
It's summer time and the living is easy, as the song lyrics say. Unless, you're Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson and his staff. If that's the case, summer is a time for scouting, conducting camps and laying the groundwork for their next attempt at a national championship, which would be [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Newbill Hoping To Bring Back Lessons From LeBron Camp Penn State Basketball: Newbill Hoping To Bring Back Lessons From LeBron Camp
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State guard DJ Newbill had a great time working with LeBron James in Las Vegas. But even he was in the dark about where James was taking his NBA talents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Offer Rising Tight End Talent Naseir Upshur Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Offer Rising Tight End Talent Naseir Upshur
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football has already started to take aim at the 2016 recruiting class as James Franklin and his staff offered rising in-state star Naseir Upshur. [Read More]
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Patty Kleban

World Class Lacrosse is Closer Than You May Know

A Penn State coach, standing on the sidelines at a World Championship in anything is newsworthy. "The world championship was an amazing tournament from all accounts," Tambroni said in an email from Colorado. "First and foremost, it was an honor to represent Team USA."

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: James Franklin Utilizes His Own Brand of David vs. Goliath

Playing the underdog may be the perfect role for James Franklin, following the logic of author Malcolm Gladwell. The Penn State coach's tactics are often David-like in his fight against the Goliaths of a monolithic conference in a sport of colossals.

The Risk of Stretching for ReturnsDan Nestlerode

As a result of the Federal Reserve policies, which have lowered interest rates to levels not seen since the 1930s, many investors - especially those investing for retirement income - have had to scramble to find historically reasonable yields or returns.

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