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Penn State Football’s 2015 Out-of-Division Schedule Ranks Third-Easiest in Big Ten Penn State Football’s 2015 Out-of-Division Schedule Ranks Third-Easiest in Big Ten
by Mike Poorman

The Nittany Lions' non-conference schedule and out-of-division Big Ten games in 2015 rank a combined No. 3 among all Big Ten Conference teams for lowest opponents' winning percentage. Full Story →

Bitter Cold on the Way, Another Significant Snowfall is Possible Bitter Cold on the Way, Another Significant Snowfall is Possible

The National Weather Service has posted a Wind Chill Advisory. "Sunday we're going to be keeping an eye on a storm heading out of the Southwest part of the country," says Kines. "That system could start to bring us snow Sunday afternoon and night."

StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
New York Woman Faces Decades in Prison for Bank Crime Spree that Began in State College New York Woman Faces Decades in Prison for Bank Crime Spree that Began in State College

Njeri Bowen, 26 of New York, reportedly embarked on a identity theft spree that began at a PNC Bank branch in State College. By the time she had finished, she had allegedly stolen nearly $138,000 from bank accounts in states up and down the East Coast.

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Trustee Involved in Hiring Louis Freeh Expresses Doubts About Report Conclusions Trustee Involved in Hiring Louis Freeh Expresses Doubts About Report Conclusions

"I have not regretted the decision to retain Judge Freeh. There have been moments of doubt with respect to how the entire process was carried out," Frazier said.

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State Football: Amos Set To Take Part In NFL Combine Penn State Football: Amos Set To Take Part In NFL Combine

Nittany Lion safety Adrian Amos has accepted an invitation to the NFL Combine according to Penn State. Amos is the third now former Nittany Lion to publicly accept an invitation to the event.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones

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Penn State Makes Recommendations to Combat 'Incredible' Problem of Sexual Assault Penn State Makes Recommendations to Combat 'Incredible' Problem of Sexual Assault
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This will require a lot of work toward implementation, and this won’t happen overnight,” Sims says. “We’re trying to create a culture here at Penn State that says, ‘we refuse to tolerate this kind of behavior,” and we’re going to do all we can in all the right ways.” [Read More]
Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29 Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
President Barron “Not A Fan” of the Freeh Report President Barron “Not A Fan” of the Freeh Report
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Kevin Horne
“There’s no doubt in my mind, Freeh steered everything as if he were a prosecutor trying to convince a court to take the case,” Barron said, adding that Freeh “very clearly paints a picture about every student, every faculty member, every staff member and every alum. And it’s absurd. ..." [Read More]
Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?
Column
Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
As easily as Twitter can help get important, if abbreviated, 140 character messages out in real time, it also allows users to make major missteps in an instant. As Lincoln famously said, "It is better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt." [Read More]
The Coming Year: New Indoor Sports Center, New Apartments & Disruptive Construction The Coming Year: New Indoor Sports Center, New Apartments & Disruptive Construction
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
PennDot is in the midst of a multi-year project to upgrade sewer lines beneath Atherton Street. “ ... traveling on North Atherton Street will be a real pain in the butt,” Erickson says. “So be prepared, or find alternate routes.” [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58 Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball put together a complete team game on Wednesday night to beat Minnesota 63-58 thanks to nine different scorers. [Read More]
Temperatures Set to Drop as Weather Pattern Sets Up for Snow, Snow & More Snow Temperatures Set to Drop as Weather Pattern Sets Up for Snow, Snow & More Snow
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"We are in a rollicking weather pattern now, and it looks like it's going to be one that lasts at least another two to three weeks," Sobel predicts. "Every two to three days another weather system comes by that can produce some snow or some form of precipitation." [Read More]
Sheetz to Open Store on Pugh Street in Fall 2015 Sheetz to Open Store on Pugh Street in Fall 2015
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ted Hozza
"It will create new way for our customers to enjoy our food in a casual dining experience,” says Emily Sheetz, director of Special Projects. “Our pioneering spirit has led us to this point. This is the next generation of Sheetz.” [Read More]
Court Documents Link Reported Jail House Murder Plot to District Attorney's Alleged Forgery Court Documents Link Reported Jail House Murder Plot to District Attorney's Alleged Forgery
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Parks Miller further decided that an order modifying bail would have to appear to the Prothonotary to be a genuine court order so that the Prothonotary would accept it as a genuine part of the court record," the affidavit reads. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Stats have always been a part of sports. They've always been a part of coaching. They verify your success and give your struggles a tangible value. [Read More]

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Penn State Makes Recommendations to Combat 'Incredible' Problem of Sexual Assault Penn State Makes Recommendations to Combat 'Incredible' Problem of Sexual Assault
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This will require a lot of work toward implementation, and this won’t happen overnight,” Sims says. “We’re trying to create a culture here at Penn State that says, ‘we refuse to tolerate this kind of behavior,” and we’re going to do all we can in all the right ways.” [Read More]
President Barron “Not A Fan” of the Freeh Report President Barron “Not A Fan” of the Freeh Report
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Kevin Horne
“There’s no doubt in my mind, Freeh steered everything as if he were a prosecutor trying to convince a court to take the case,” Barron said, adding that Freeh “very clearly paints a picture about every student, every faculty member, every staff member and every alum. And it’s absurd. ..." [Read More]
Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?
Column
Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
As easily as Twitter can help get important, if abbreviated, 140 character messages out in real time, it also allows users to make major missteps in an instant. As Lincoln famously said, "It is better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt." [Read More]
The Coming Year: New Indoor Sports Center, New Apartments & Disruptive Construction The Coming Year: New Indoor Sports Center, New Apartments & Disruptive Construction
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
PennDot is in the midst of a multi-year project to upgrade sewer lines beneath Atherton Street. “ ... traveling on North Atherton Street will be a real pain in the butt,” Erickson says. “So be prepared, or find alternate routes.” [Read More]
Temperatures Set to Drop as Weather Pattern Sets Up for Snow, Snow & More Snow Temperatures Set to Drop as Weather Pattern Sets Up for Snow, Snow & More Snow
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"We are in a rollicking weather pattern now, and it looks like it's going to be one that lasts at least another two to three weeks," Sobel predicts. "Every two to three days another weather system comes by that can produce some snow or some form of precipitation." [Read More]
Sheetz to Open Store on Pugh Street in Fall 2015 Sheetz to Open Store on Pugh Street in Fall 2015
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ted Hozza
"It will create new way for our customers to enjoy our food in a casual dining experience,” says Emily Sheetz, director of Special Projects. “Our pioneering spirit has led us to this point. This is the next generation of Sheetz.” [Read More]
Court Documents Link Reported Jail House Murder Plot to District Attorney's Alleged Forgery Court Documents Link Reported Jail House Murder Plot to District Attorney's Alleged Forgery
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Parks Miller further decided that an order modifying bail would have to appear to the Prothonotary to be a genuine court order so that the Prothonotary would accept it as a genuine part of the court record," the affidavit reads. [Read More]
Boalsburg Fire Company Pushed to Limits by Daring Horse Rescure Boalsburg Fire Company Pushed to Limits by Daring Horse Rescure
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We got everyone together to bring ideas and suggestions for what to do,” Winter says. “In a situation like that, you have to improvise and use what’s available to you.” They took inventory of what they had around them: wooden pallets, plywood planks, screws. [Read More]
It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons
Column
It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
When I asked my daughter why she enjoys playing with swords, she replied, "It's cool that you can use a sword when you're only 6-years-old." Just like it's cool to use a pretend stethoscope or a plastic Swiss army knife. [Read More]
Stacy Parks Miller Accuses Centre County Commissioners of Conspiracy, Retaliation Stacy Parks Miller Accuses Centre County Commissioners of Conspiracy, Retaliation
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“When we’re brought serious allegations of wrongdoing, we can’t just sit idly by and do nothing,” Exarchos says. “… Besides, what do these claims have to do with the allegations against the District Attorney? This seems like an attempt to change the conversation.” [Read More]

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Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29 Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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 Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58 Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball put together a complete team game on Wednesday night to beat Minnesota 63-58 thanks to nine different scorers. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Stats have always been a part of sports. They've always been a part of coaching. They verify your success and give your struggles a tangible value. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While Ficken may not need to impress with his 40-yard dash and ability to bench press, the invitation will likely raise his stock with NFL teams. ESPN recently rated Ficken as the top kicking prospect in this year's draft. [Read More]
PennState Football: Lynn Joins Buffalo Coaching Staff PennState Football: Lynn Joins Buffalo Coaching Staff
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans might just recognize a new face on the Buffalo Bills sideline this upcoming season as new head coach Rex Ryan hired former Nittany Lion D’Anton Lynn as a defensive assistant. The Bill announced a six man staff hire late Monday evening. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, January 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, January 27
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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: Nittany Lions' Domination Of In State Recruiting Continues With Latest Commit Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Domination Of In State Recruiting Continues With Latest Commit
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has made the claim since his first day on the job that he and his staff would work to dominate the state of Pennsylvania as it pertained to recruiting. So far he has delivered. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two Weekend Commits Cap Off Recruiting Frenzy Penn State Football: Two Weekend Commits Cap Off Recruiting Frenzy
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A weekend packed full of recruiting visits and tours of Penn State's campus ended with two verbal commitments for James Franklin and his staff this past weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Falls at Home to Top-Ranked Minnesota 17-16 Penn State Wrestling Falls at Home to Top-Ranked Minnesota 17-16
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Alex Robinson
On Jan. 30, 2011, the Penn State wrestling team dropped a home dual meet to the Iowa Hawkeyes. The Nittany Lions had been undefeated in the friendly confines of Rec Hall ever since. It took nearly four years to the day, but that streak is finally over. [Read More]
Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
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Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Senior Bowl scouting assistant and PSU graduate Patrick Woo has spent the past half-year traveling the country to watch college football's top seniors. Here's what he sees in a quarter of Nittany Lions who were in Mobile, Ala., last week for the game. [Read More]

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Penn State Makes Recommendations to Combat 'Incredible' Problem of Sexual Assault Penn State Makes Recommendations to Combat 'Incredible' Problem of Sexual Assault
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This will require a lot of work toward implementation, and this won’t happen overnight,” Sims says. “We’re trying to create a culture here at Penn State that says, ‘we refuse to tolerate this kind of behavior,” and we’re going to do all we can in all the right ways.” [Read More]
Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29 Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
President Barron “Not A Fan” of the Freeh Report President Barron “Not A Fan” of the Freeh Report
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Kevin Horne
“There’s no doubt in my mind, Freeh steered everything as if he were a prosecutor trying to convince a court to take the case,” Barron said, adding that Freeh “very clearly paints a picture about every student, every faculty member, every staff member and every alum. And it’s absurd. ..." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58 Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball put together a complete team game on Wednesday night to beat Minnesota 63-58 thanks to nine different scorers. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Stats have always been a part of sports. They've always been a part of coaching. They verify your success and give your struggles a tangible value. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While Ficken may not need to impress with his 40-yard dash and ability to bench press, the invitation will likely raise his stock with NFL teams. ESPN recently rated Ficken as the top kicking prospect in this year's draft. [Read More]
PennState Football: Lynn Joins Buffalo Coaching Staff PennState Football: Lynn Joins Buffalo Coaching Staff
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans might just recognize a new face on the Buffalo Bills sideline this upcoming season as new head coach Rex Ryan hired former Nittany Lion D’Anton Lynn as a defensive assistant. The Bill announced a six man staff hire late Monday evening. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, January 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, January 27
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
The IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon: What If There Were No Greeks?
Column
The IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon: What If There Were No Greeks?
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
As the money raised for THON grows, so does the amount raised by the Greeks. In 2013 the top ten Greek organization pairs raised almost $2 million for THON. That money comes from somewhere. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Domination Of In State Recruiting Continues With Latest Commit Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Domination Of In State Recruiting Continues With Latest Commit
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has made the claim since his first day on the job that he and his staff would work to dominate the state of Pennsylvania as it pertained to recruiting. So far he has delivered. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football’s 2015 Out-of-Division Schedule Ranks Third-Easiest in Big Ten

The Nittany Lions' non-conference schedule and out-of-division Big Ten games in 2015 rank a combined No. 3 among all Big Ten Conference teams for lowest opponents' winning percentage.

Jay Paterno

Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?

As easily as Twitter can help get important, if abbreviated, 140 character messages out in real time, it also allows users to make major missteps in an instant. As Lincoln famously said, "It is better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt."

It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without WeaponsMichele Marchetti

When I asked my daughter why she enjoys playing with swords, she replied, "It's cool that you can use a sword when you're only 6-years-old." Just like it's cool to use a pretend stethoscope or a plastic Swiss army knife.

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