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State College Mini-THON Set for Friday State College Mini-THON Set for Friday
by StateCollege.com staff

State College Area school students will gather at Park Forest Middle School on Friday for a night of dancing, entertainment and games at the annual State College Mini-THON. Full Story →

Meals on Wheels About More Than Food Deliveries for Local Clients
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Meals on Wheels About More Than Food Deliveries for Local Clients

Volunteers with Meals on Wheels in State College delivers meals three to five times a week to clients who are elderly, disabled or impoverished. But for the people receiving those meals, the program means much more than simply a delivery of food.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Annual Drive Nets Thousands of Books for Centre County Children Annual Drive Nets Thousands of Books for Centre County Children

The Mid-State Literacy Council's sixth annual children's book drive has collected about 3,000 books to distribute to children in Centre County.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
And So Ends Another Year in the Real World
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And So Ends Another Year in the Real World

The idea of the university as Ivory Tower, as bubble, as rarified space, impervious to the malign forces of the outside world, exerts a stubborn hold on the popular imagination. But it has always been the ideal, never the real.

StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Night of Remembrance to Honor Penn State Students Who Passed Away Night of Remembrance to Honor Penn State Students Who Passed Away

Penn State's University Park Undergraduate Association will host a Night of Remembrance at 8 p.m. on Thursday on the steps of Old Main to honor the students who passed away during the past year.

StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson

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Alloway Receives C-NET's Barbash Award Alloway Receives C-NET's Barbash Award
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Catherine Alloway, director of Schlow Centre Region Library, was presented with the 2017 Robert W. Barbash Award at C-NET’s Annual Volunteer Recognition event on Sunday. [Read More]
Allergy Season Hits Hard in Centre County
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Allergy Season Hits Hard in Centre County
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
It's springtime and flowers and trees across the area are in bloom, turning the landscapes of winter into the colorful masterpieces of the spring. But as it does every year, that beauty also brings with it allergy season. [Read More]
Woman Allegedly Stole $1,200 in Clothes from Nittany Mall Store Woman Allegedly Stole $1,200 in Clothes from Nittany Mall Store
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Williamsport woman is facing charges after allegedly stealing more than $1,200 in clothing from Macy’s in the Nittany Mall. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has its first family affair as goalie Oskar Autio, brother of current senior defenseman Erik Autio verbally committed to the program on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Announces Commencement Speakers Penn State Announces Commencement Speakers
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A U.S. senator, an ESPN reporter and the co-founder of Reddit are among the speakers lined up for Penn State commencement ceremonies at University Park in May. [Read More]
School Board Considers Extended Elementary School Day Proposal School Board Considers Extended Elementary School Day Proposal
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The State College Area School Board on Monday discussed a proposal that would extend the elementary school day and shift times for the middle and high school days. [Read More]
St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy Gets Set for Inaugural Art Show St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy Gets Set for Inaugural Art Show
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy art students will welcome the public to their inaugural art show, being held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at The Makery in State College. [Read More]
Remembering Where You Are
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Remembering Where You Are
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
On Saturday night while Penn State football fans had either gone home or were celebrating around Happy Valley and enjoying Blue-White weekend, we were driving back on Interstate 80 from a youth soccer game in New Jersey, and were reminded how isolated our little chunk of paradise is here in the shad [Read More]
Farewell Show Set for State College Singer Headed to Nashville to Pursue Music Career Farewell Show Set for State College Singer Headed to Nashville to Pursue Music Career
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A New Year's Eve party four years ago would end up setting the course for Olivia Jones' music career, one which finds her heading to Nashville on May 1 with an artist development deal with a well-known producer. [Read More]
Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Monroe’s interception in the Blue-White game gave fans a glimpse of the potentially game-changing talent he has to offer. The defensive back showed why James Franklin’s been praising him throughout the winter and into spring practice. [Read More]

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Alloway Receives C-NET's Barbash Award Alloway Receives C-NET's Barbash Award
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Catherine Alloway, director of Schlow Centre Region Library, was presented with the 2017 Robert W. Barbash Award at C-NET’s Annual Volunteer Recognition event on Sunday. [Read More]
Allergy Season Hits Hard in Centre County
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Allergy Season Hits Hard in Centre County
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
It's springtime and flowers and trees across the area are in bloom, turning the landscapes of winter into the colorful masterpieces of the spring. But as it does every year, that beauty also brings with it allergy season. [Read More]
School Board Considers Extended Elementary School Day Proposal School Board Considers Extended Elementary School Day Proposal
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The State College Area School Board on Monday discussed a proposal that would extend the elementary school day and shift times for the middle and high school days. [Read More]
St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy Gets Set for Inaugural Art Show St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy Gets Set for Inaugural Art Show
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy art students will welcome the public to their inaugural art show, being held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at The Makery in State College. [Read More]
Farewell Show Set for State College Singer Headed to Nashville to Pursue Music Career Farewell Show Set for State College Singer Headed to Nashville to Pursue Music Career
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A New Year's Eve party four years ago would end up setting the course for Olivia Jones' music career, one which finds her heading to Nashville on May 1 with an artist development deal with a well-known producer. [Read More]
Painting for a Cause
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Painting for a Cause
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
State College artist Jennifer Shuey's work showcases the natural landscapes of Central Pennsylvania, and part of the proceeds from sales of her paintings is going toward helping to restore and preserve natural resources. [Read More]
Gamble Mill Coming Back to Life Soon on Bellefonte Waterfront Gamble Mill Coming Back to Life Soon on Bellefonte Waterfront
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
The dormant Gamble Mill restaurant in Bellefonte is getting new life as the closing on the sale of the former grist mill nears. [Read More]
EcoPalooza to Feature Live Music, Art Displays at Penn State EcoPalooza to Feature Live Music, Art Displays at Penn State
4 days ago - StateCollege.com
Eco Action, Penn State’s oldest environmental club, will host EcoPalooza, in celebration of Earth Day, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday on the HUB lawn. [Read More]
Progress Continues on State High Project
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Progress Continues on State High Project
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Nearly two full years into work on the new State College Area High School, construction is progressing on pace and is months away from a major milestone. [Read More]
Blue-White Weekend Boosts Area Businesses Blue-White Weekend Boosts Area Businesses
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Nittany Lion fans are roaring into town this weekend for Saturday's Blue-White Game and surrounding festivities. State College area businesses, meanwhile, are hoping those fans will be making a stop at their stores and restaurants. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has its first family affair as goalie Oskar Autio, brother of current senior defenseman Erik Autio verbally committed to the program on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance Ayron Monroe Caps Off Strong Spring with Head-Turning Blue-White Performance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Monroe’s interception in the Blue-White game gave fans a glimpse of the potentially game-changing talent he has to offer. The defensive back showed why James Franklin’s been praising him throughout the winter and into spring practice. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan The Hot Ticket Early On Secondary Market Penn State Football: Michigan The Hot Ticket Early On Secondary Market
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This year? It's a trip by Michigan to Beaver Stadium that is generating the most buzz still a long way from the game being played. While an unexpected loss might see those prices drop just slightly, it stands to reason that's still the hardest ticket to get on Penn State's schedule. [Read More]
No. 9 Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Rutgers No. 9 Penn State Men’s Lacrosse Defeats Rutgers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Castle
Penn State turned the tide by improving at the face-off circle and was able to down No. 14 Rutgers, 13-7, behind a pair of hat tricks from Mac O’Keefe and Kevin Hill. With the win, the Nittany Lions secured one of four spots in the Big Ten tournament. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's 2018 recruiting class took a big hit on Sunday night as Harrisburg product and five-star defensive end Micah Parsons decommitted, re-opening his recruitment. [Read More]
Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed
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Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The MIA list for PSU and CJF on Saturday for the Nittany Lions’ Blue-White Game was substantial. And it wasn’t just for starters. [Read More]
Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A lot of it had to do with the guys around me," Stevens said on Saturday. "Top to bottom the coaching staff, friends, I love this place, I've had a lot of good times, my friends are here, I love these coaches so ultimately I think this is still the best place for me." [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A guy like Allen Robinson that could make big time plays," James Franklin said after the game Saturday. "I have watched the tapes. How many times did that guy go up in double coverage and come down with the ball? He is still doing it." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue Wins 26-0 In Spring Scrimmage Penn State Football: Blue Wins 26-0 In Spring Scrimmage
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The most noteworthy aspect of Penn State's annual spring game was that it happened, and all things considered that's good news for a Nittany Lion team with Top 10 aspirations and Heisman level talent heading into the offseason. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Four-Star OT Joins 2018 Class Penn State Football: Four-Star OT Joins 2018 Class
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has landed one of its top targets on offense in the recruiting Class of 2018. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: Goalie Oskar Autio Commits To Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State hockey has its first family affair as goalie Oskar Autio, brother of current senior defenseman Erik Autio verbally committed to the program on Tuesday morning. [Read More]
Penn State Announces Commencement Speakers Penn State Announces Commencement Speakers
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A U.S. senator, an ESPN reporter and the co-founder of Reddit are among the speakers lined up for Penn State commencement ceremonies at University Park in May. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Michigan The Hot Ticket Early On Secondary Market Penn State Football: Michigan The Hot Ticket Early On Secondary Market
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This year? It's a trip by Michigan to Beaver Stadium that is generating the most buzz still a long way from the game being played. While an unexpected loss might see those prices drop just slightly, it stands to reason that's still the hardest ticket to get on Penn State's schedule. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment Penn State Football: 5-Star DE Commit Micah Parsons Opens Recruitment
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's 2018 recruiting class took a big hit on Sunday night as Harrisburg product and five-star defensive end Micah Parsons decommitted, re-opening his recruitment. [Read More]
Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed
Column
Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The MIA list for PSU and CJF on Saturday for the Nittany Lions’ Blue-White Game was substantial. And it wasn’t just for starters. [Read More]
Penn State Increases Security After Invasion of Privacy Reports Penn State Increases Security After Invasion of Privacy Reports
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
University Police have increased patrols and surveillance after two reports last week that an unknown individual photographed or filmed students in a residence hall shower. [Read More]
Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To Why Tommy Stevens Stays, And Why Penn State Fans Should Hope He Continues To
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A lot of it had to do with the guys around me," Stevens said on Saturday. "Top to bottom the coaching staff, friends, I love this place, I've had a lot of good times, my friends are here, I love these coaches so ultimately I think this is still the best place for me." [Read More]
Energy Days Conference Aims to Provide Innovative Solutions to Energy Challenges Energy Days Conference Aims to Provide Innovative Solutions to Energy Challenges
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
To help identify and address the energy challenges facing society, Penn State will be hosting the second annual Energy Days conference on May 22 and 23 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. The conference is free and open to the public. [Read More]
Penn State Homecoming 2017 Logo Revealed Penn State Homecoming 2017 Logo Revealed
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Every year at halftime of the Blue-White game, the Penn State Homecoming Executive Committee releases its logo for the coming fall’s festivities. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One Penn State Football: As Spring Ends, Downfield Threat Still A Question, But Not An Urgent One
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"A guy like Allen Robinson that could make big time plays," James Franklin said after the game Saturday. "I have watched the tapes. How many times did that guy go up in double coverage and come down with the ball? He is still doing it." [Read More]
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Russell Frank

And So Ends Another Year in the Real World

The idea of the university as Ivory Tower, as bubble, as rarified space, impervious to the malign forces of the outside world, exerts a stubborn hold on the popular imagination. But it has always been the ideal, never the real.

John Hook

Remembering Where You Are

On Saturday night while Penn State football fans had either gone home or were celebrating around Happy Valley and enjoying Blue-White weekend, we were driving back on Interstate 80 from a youth soccer game in New Jersey, and were reminded how isolated our little chunk of paradise is here in the shad

Blue-White Scratches Show Penn State's Healthy Itch to Succeed Mike Poorman

The MIA list for PSU and CJF on Saturday for the Nittany Lions’ Blue-White Game was substantial. And it wasn’t just for starters.

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