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Attorney General's Office Appeals Dismissal of Charges in Beta Theta Pi Case Attorney General's Office Appeals Dismissal of Charges in Beta Theta Pi Case
by Geoff Rushton

Pennsylvania's Office of Attorney General on Thursday appealed the dismissal of some charges, including involuntary manslaughter, against eight former Beta Theta Pi members charged in connection with the February 2017 death of Penn State sophomore Timothy Piazza. Full Story →

NFL Draft: Barkley to Join a Run of Penn State RB First-Round Picks
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NFL Draft: Barkley to Join a Run of Penn State RB First-Round Picks

When Saquon Barkley (26) is selected in tonight's NFL Draft, he'll be the 11th Nittany Lion running back picked in the first round — joining Lenny Moore (42) and Ki-Jana Carter (32).

StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Land Trust's Energy-Efficient, Affordable Homes Near Completion Land Trust's Energy-Efficient, Affordable Homes Near Completion

Construction of two new, energy-efficient homes for middle-income individuals and families in State College is nearing completion.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Fraternity Chapter Returns to Penn State After 3-Year Suspension for Hazing, Other Violations Fraternity Chapter Returns to Penn State After 3-Year Suspension for Hazing, Other Violations

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity has re-colonized at Penn State, three years after losing recognition from the university and its national office.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Elissa Hill
PennDOT Road Paving Projects Set to Begin in Centre County PennDOT Road Paving Projects Set to Begin in Centre County

Road work season has arrived, and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will soon begin a number of projects for paving and other improvements in Centre County.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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Country Band Old Dominion to Play Bryce Jordan Center Country Band Old Dominion to Play Bryce Jordan Center
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Old Dominion will bring its rock- and pop-tinged country sound to the Bryce Jordan Center this fall. [Read More]
Stanell Prides Herself on Showing Up for Penn State Students Stanell Prides Herself on Showing Up for Penn State Students
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
If you call Laurie Stanell, the first thing you’ll hear is the Blue Band’s famous rendition of “The Nittany Lion” as her ringback. But that’s only the beginning of her love for Penn State, and part of what’s propelled her to run for Board of Trustees. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Anxious To Renew Series Penn State Football: Pitt Anxious To Renew Series
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Pitt will play the third game of a four-year series this season and the Panthers don't want to be done with their cross-state rival just yet. [Read More]
Report: Penn State Investigating Swimming Coaches After Allegations of Bullying Report: Penn State Investigating Swimming Coaches After Allegations of Bullying
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State is investigating its swimming and diving program after three members of the women's team said coaches bullied them and released them from the squad without cause, according to a report by PennLive. [Read More]
State College Native, Penn State Grad to Perform Stand-Up on 'Conan' State College Native, Penn State Grad to Perform Stand-Up on 'Conan'
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Comedian Joe Machi, who was born and raised in State College and graduated from Penn State, will perform on tonight's (April 26) episode of Conan. [Read More]
Police Investigating Credit Card Fraud Police Investigating Credit Card Fraud
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College police are looking to identify a suspect in the alleged fraudulent use of a credit card. [Read More]
Penn State Warns of Fake 'Bursar' Email Scam Penn State Warns of Fake 'Bursar' Email Scam
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State on Wednesday warned students and staff about a phishing scam involving emails that appear to come from a Bursar email address. [Read More]
Student Leaders Dispute University Account of Risk Review for Outdoors Clubs Student Leaders Dispute University Account of Risk Review for Outdoors Clubs
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
A week after Penn State’s announcement that it would no longer recognize the Outing Club and other outdoors recreation groups, the university’s account of the risk reviewal process has come under dispute, with student leadership denying that the prospect of losing recognition was mentioned durin [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley, who is about to add "very rich" to his LinkedIn profile in just over 24 hours went sneaker shopping with Complex. The video is among those trending on YouTube as the NFL Draft approaches. [Read More]
New Visitors Bureau Director Leaving Position After One Month New Visitors Bureau Director Leaving Position After One Month
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Just more than a month after being announced as the new executive director of the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau, Jeffrey Vasser is leaving for a different position. [Read More]

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Country Band Old Dominion to Play Bryce Jordan Center Country Band Old Dominion to Play Bryce Jordan Center
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Old Dominion will bring its rock- and pop-tinged country sound to the Bryce Jordan Center this fall. [Read More]
State College Native, Penn State Grad to Perform Stand-Up on 'Conan' State College Native, Penn State Grad to Perform Stand-Up on 'Conan'
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Comedian Joe Machi, who was born and raised in State College and graduated from Penn State, will perform on tonight's (April 26) episode of Conan. [Read More]
New Visitors Bureau Director Leaving Position After One Month New Visitors Bureau Director Leaving Position After One Month
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Just more than a month after being announced as the new executive director of the Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau, Jeffrey Vasser is leaving for a different position. [Read More]
Pop Up Ave Flea Market to Be Held on Fraser Street, Include Beer Garden Pop Up Ave Flea Market to Be Held on Fraser Street, Include Beer Garden
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Urban-style pop-up flea market Pop Up Ave returns to downtown State College this weekend in a new location for its fifth event. [Read More]
FUSE Productions Presents Benefit Reading of 'The Odd Couple' FUSE Productions Presents Benefit Reading of 'The Odd Couple'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
FUSE Productions will present a staged reading of Neil Simon’s classic comedy "The Odd Couple" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Schwab Auditorium on the Penn State campus. [Read More]
Ferguson Township, Mount Nittany Health Donate Life-Saving Devices to Community Organizations Ferguson Township, Mount Nittany Health Donate Life-Saving Devices to Community Organizations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Local organizations will receive 11 lifesaving devices, thanks to Ferguson Township and Mount Nittany Health. [Read More]
Pixie Dust Wishes Presents Disney Trip to State College Student Pixie Dust Wishes Presents Disney Trip to State College Student
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
The nonprofit Pixie Dust Wishes presented a wish to its fourth recipient during intermission of State High’s Once Upon a Mattress production at the Playhouse Theater on Penn State’s campus. Pixie Dust Wishes formed last year with the intention of providing trips to Disney World to children with [Read More]
The Remarkable Talent of Penn State's Musical Theatre Program
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The Remarkable Talent of Penn State's Musical Theatre Program
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
A very small subset of the bright and gifted graduating students next month – one dozen to be exact – are extremely talented young adults who will graduate from the musical theatre program in the College of Arts and Architecture’s School of Theatre. [Read More]
Williams to Discuss New Book on Penn State's First President Williams to Discuss New Book on Penn State's First President
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State alumnus and former Alumni Association executive director Roger Williams will discuss his recently-released book, which focuses on Evan Pugh's tenure as president of the university. [Read More]
State Grant Brings Active Adult Center Close to Fundraising Goal for Renovations State Grant Brings Active Adult Center Close to Fundraising Goal for Renovations
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Centre Region Active Adult Center has been awarded a $65,000 state grant, bringing it nearly to its goal needed to complete renovations on its new home in the Nittany Mall. [Read More]

All Local & Penn State Sports

 
Penn State Football: Pitt Anxious To Renew Series Penn State Football: Pitt Anxious To Renew Series
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Pitt will play the third game of a four-year series this season and the Panthers don't want to be done with their cross-state rival just yet. [Read More]
Report: Penn State Investigating Swimming Coaches After Allegations of Bullying Report: Penn State Investigating Swimming Coaches After Allegations of Bullying
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State is investigating its swimming and diving program after three members of the women's team said coaches bullied them and released them from the squad without cause, according to a report by PennLive. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley, who is about to add "very rich" to his LinkedIn profile in just over 24 hours went sneaker shopping with Complex. The video is among those trending on YouTube as the NFL Draft approaches. [Read More]
1920s Penn State Wrestler Was the First Japanese Athlete to Win an Olympic Medal 1920s Penn State Wrestler Was the First Japanese Athlete to Win an Olympic Medal
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Lee Stout, Town&Gown
A bit of online archival digging soon identified a wrestler pictured on a wall at the U.S. Naval Academy as Katsutoshi Naito, a native of Hiroshima, Japan, who came to Penn State and earned a bachelor’s degree in horticulture. There was much more to his story. [Read More]
Saquon Barkley and Girlfriend Anna Congdon Welcome Baby Girl Saquon Barkley and Girlfriend Anna Congdon Welcome Baby Girl
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Saquon Barkley's girlfriend, Anna Congdon, gave birth to their first child, a girl they've named Jada Clare Barkley. Barkley made the official announcement on Instagram. [Read More]
Penn State Men’s Gymnastics Sophomore Crowned Pommel Horse National Champion Penn State Men’s Gymnastics Sophomore Crowned Pommel Horse National Champion
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Nathaniel Pinskey
Penn State men's gymnastics sophomore Stephen Nedoroscik claimed his second-straight individual NCAA National Championship over the weekend in Chicago. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Four Best Freshman You Didn't See Saturday Penn State Football: The Four Best Freshman You Didn't See Saturday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's easy to forget when damn near everyone on Penn State's roster hits the field during the Blue White game that in fact there are still more players coming to town this summer. [Read More]
Penn State Football Staff's #Oneteam: Pry Stepped Aside for Spencer Promotion
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Penn State Football Staff's #Oneteam: Pry Stepped Aside for Spencer Promotion
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“Coach Spencer and I are awfully good buddies,” Brent Pry said after Saturday’s Blue-White Game. “Spence had a lot of teams come courting him. He does a great job in our program and we wanted to make sure he stayed here.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galiano Chimes In On New Kickoff Rules Penn State Football: Galiano Chimes In On New Kickoff Rules
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You didn't see a single kickoff return during this year's Blue White game. In fact you probably have never seen a kickoff return during any Blue White game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Three Good, Three Bad From The Blue White Game Penn State Football: Three Good, Three Bad From The Blue White Game
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You want some salt, here is a bunch of it. If you didn't go to a spring scrimmage for the singular purpose of coming up with some slightly unfair, potentially incorrect and usually unimportant opinions about Penn State's upcoming season then you're doing it wrong. [Read More]

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Country Band Old Dominion to Play Bryce Jordan Center Country Band Old Dominion to Play Bryce Jordan Center
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Old Dominion will bring its rock- and pop-tinged country sound to the Bryce Jordan Center this fall. [Read More]
Stanell Prides Herself on Showing Up for Penn State Students Stanell Prides Herself on Showing Up for Penn State Students
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
If you call Laurie Stanell, the first thing you’ll hear is the Blue Band’s famous rendition of “The Nittany Lion” as her ringback. But that’s only the beginning of her love for Penn State, and part of what’s propelled her to run for Board of Trustees. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pitt Anxious To Renew Series Penn State Football: Pitt Anxious To Renew Series
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Pitt will play the third game of a four-year series this season and the Panthers don't want to be done with their cross-state rival just yet. [Read More]
Penn State Warns of Fake 'Bursar' Email Scam Penn State Warns of Fake 'Bursar' Email Scam
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State on Wednesday warned students and staff about a phishing scam involving emails that appear to come from a Bursar email address. [Read More]
Student Leaders Dispute University Account of Risk Review for Outdoors Clubs Student Leaders Dispute University Account of Risk Review for Outdoors Clubs
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
A week after Penn State’s announcement that it would no longer recognize the Outing Club and other outdoors recreation groups, the university’s account of the risk reviewal process has come under dispute, with student leadership denying that the prospect of losing recognition was mentioned durin [Read More]
Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex Penn State Football: Saquon Barkley Goes Sneaker Shopping With Complex
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Saquon Barkley, who is about to add "very rich" to his LinkedIn profile in just over 24 hours went sneaker shopping with Complex. The video is among those trending on YouTube as the NFL Draft approaches. [Read More]
Short Seeks to Unite Penn State Community, Tackle Rising Costs Short Seeks to Unite Penn State Community, Tackle Rising Costs
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
Most Penn Staters know Brandon Short as a legendary linebacker who served as team captain for the Nittany Lions in both 1998 and 1999. Others know him as an NFL player for the New York Giants or the Carolina Panthers. You could soon know him as a Penn State trustee. [Read More]
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking to Require Penn State to Allow Richard Spencer on Campus Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking to Require Penn State to Allow Richard Spencer on Campus
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Penn State officials over the university's refusal to allow white supremacist Richard Spencer to speak on campus. [Read More]
Penn State Graduate Students Vote Against Unionization Penn State Graduate Students Vote Against Unionization
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State graduate student assistants and trainees have voted against forming a union, according to preliminary election results announced on Tuesday. [Read More]
Two Blue-White Weekend Visitors Took a Drunken Ride in a Stolen Golf Cart, Police Say Two Blue-White Weekend Visitors Took a Drunken Ride in a Stolen Golf Cart, Police Say
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Two Norfolk, Va., men are facing felony and misdemeanor charges after they allegedly stole a golf cart while intoxicated during Blue-White weekend. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

NFL Draft: Barkley to Join a Run of Penn State RB First-Round Picks

When Saquon Barkley (26) is selected in tonight's NFL Draft, he'll be the 11th Nittany Lion running back picked in the first round — joining Lenny Moore (42) and Ki-Jana Carter (32).

John Hook

The Remarkable Talent of Penn State's Musical Theatre Program

A very small subset of the bright and gifted graduating students next month – one dozen to be exact – are extremely talented young adults who will graduate from the musical theatre program in the College of Arts and Architecture’s School of Theatre.

Penn State Football Staff's #Oneteam: Pry Stepped Aside for Spencer PromotionMike Poorman

“Coach Spencer and I are awfully good buddies,” Brent Pry said after Saturday’s Blue-White Game. “Spence had a lot of teams come courting him. He does a great job in our program and we wanted to make sure he stayed here.”

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