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Former Florida State Five-Star Prospect Transferring To Penn State Former Florida State Five-Star Prospect Transferring To Penn State
by Ben Jones

Former Florida State wideout George Campbell will transfer to Penn State, the once five-star prospect announced his intentions on Twitter earlier Wednesday afternoon. Full Story →

Snow and Ice Lead to Closings and Cancelations Snow and Ice Lead to Closings and Cancelations

Another round of wintry weather on Wednesday has caused closings, cancelations, snow emergencies and road restrictions.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Cows on the Loose in Pleasant Gap Cows on the Loose in Pleasant Gap

Spring Township police are trying to round up dozens of cows that are on the loose.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
James Building Replacement to Provide Bridge Between Town and Gown James Building Replacement to Provide Bridge Between Town and Gown

The James Building is one of a few Penn State locations in the heart of downtown State College, but soon the university plans to tear it down and replace it with a building that will serve as a bridge between the town and the university.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Welcome to the 21st Century, Old-Timer
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Welcome to the 21st Century, Old-Timer

I’m having a Rip Van Winkle moment. This winter, while not abandoning my campus observation post, I am once again participating, in a small way, in the practice of daily journalism and gaining a deeper appreciation of how much the industry has changed.

StateCollege.com - Russell Frank

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Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football’s annual Blue-White spring scrimmage will kick off at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, the team announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State could be without forward Evan Barratt this weekend as the Nittany Lions take on Wisconsin in the final home series of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's 95-71 rout of Nebraska wasn't exactly basketball calculus, nor needs to be treated as such after the fact. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Las Vegas QB Commits to Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Las Vegas QB Commits to Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football landed a surprise recruit on Tuesday night when three-star quarterback Micah Bowens committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Bennett Running for Recorder of Deeds Bennett Running for Recorder of Deeds
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Georgi Bennett will run for Centre County recorder of deeds in this year's municipal election. [Read More]
Wedler Looking to Return to Board of Commissioners Wedler Looking to Return to Board of Commissioners
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Vicki Wedler, who was elected to three terms and served as county commissioner from 1988-2000, announced her candidacy this week for the Board of Commissioners. [Read More]
More Snow and Ice on the Way More Snow and Ice on the Way
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Another round of winter weather could make for difficult travel on Wednesday around the region. [Read More]
Penn State, Borough Again Look to Curb State Patty's Day Problems Penn State, Borough Again Look to Curb State Patty's Day Problems
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State and State College officials are once again looking to diminish the problems that have typically come on the weekend between THON and the university's spring break. [Read More]
Sculptor Mary Lee Kerr and Other Artists ‘Take a Stand’ in State College Sculptor Mary Lee Kerr and Other Artists ‘Take a Stand’ in State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jason Klose, Town&Gown
The first Artists Take a Stand exhibition created a lot of dialogue about current issues, and Mary Lee Kerr hopes this year’s show will accomplish that and more. [Read More]
Outdoor Expo Planned for Bellefonte Waterfront Outdoor Expo Planned for Bellefonte Waterfront
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
If the recent weather has you thinking of adventures and enjoying the great outdoors, then look forward to June 9 when Bellefonte will hold an Outdoor Adventure Expo along the downtown waterfront. [Read More]

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More Snow and Ice on the Way More Snow and Ice on the Way
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Another round of winter weather could make for difficult travel on Wednesday around the region. [Read More]
Sculptor Mary Lee Kerr and Other Artists ‘Take a Stand’ in State College Sculptor Mary Lee Kerr and Other Artists ‘Take a Stand’ in State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jason Klose, Town&Gown
The first Artists Take a Stand exhibition created a lot of dialogue about current issues, and Mary Lee Kerr hopes this year’s show will accomplish that and more. [Read More]
Outdoor Expo Planned for Bellefonte Waterfront Outdoor Expo Planned for Bellefonte Waterfront
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
If the recent weather has you thinking of adventures and enjoying the great outdoors, then look forward to June 9 when Bellefonte will hold an Outdoor Adventure Expo along the downtown waterfront. [Read More]
The Great Diversions in Our Lives
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The Great Diversions in Our Lives
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Prioritization has become somewhat of a lost art given all the diversions at our fingertips and how easy it is to rationalize why we just flitter away our very limited time. All of these diversions in one shape or form usually come at the expense of real-life activities and important, life-altering [Read More]
Another Loss for Nittany Mall as Payless Announces Store Closings Another Loss for Nittany Mall as Payless Announces Store Closings
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Nittany Mall will see another business close this spring. [Read More]
State College Athletes Excelling Together Since Youth Near End of High School Careers State College Athletes Excelling Together Since Youth Near End of High School Careers
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gordon Brunskill
It’s hardly a surprise when a bunch of a school’s best athletes gravitate to one another, whether it’s socially or joining forces on an intramural team. However, by most standards, there was an IM team seven years ago that was absolutely stacked with talent. [Read More]
THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Another year, another big fundraising total for Penn State's THON and its efforts to support pediatric cancer patients and research. [Read More]
THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough' THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough'
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Elissa Hill
The families who inspire year-round fundraising and a 46-hour dance marathon took center stage on Sunday afternoon as THON 2019 headed into its final hours. [Read More]
Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
Video
Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Pep Rally is always one of the marquee events of THON weekend, and the 2019 edition didn't disappoint. [Read More]
Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Singing Lions a cappella group sang a special song to honor Kirra, their THON family's child who passed away in December. Centre County Report's Maddie Biertempfel talked with dancers from the group who explain why this year's THON is so meaningful. [Read More]

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Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football’s annual Blue-White spring scrimmage will kick off at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, the team announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State could be without forward Evan Barratt this weekend as the Nittany Lions take on Wisconsin in the final home series of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's 95-71 rout of Nebraska wasn't exactly basketball calculus, nor needs to be treated as such after the fact. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Las Vegas QB Commits to Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Las Vegas QB Commits to Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football landed a surprise recruit on Tuesday night when three-star quarterback Micah Bowens committed to the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Waiting For The Next Ride Penn State Football: Waiting For The Next Ride
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Obviously a lot more question marks go into this season than maybe we had in the past," Franklin said. "But excited about where we're going." [Read More]
State College Athletes Excelling Together Since Youth Near End of High School Careers State College Athletes Excelling Together Since Youth Near End of High School Careers
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gordon Brunskill
It’s hardly a surprise when a bunch of a school’s best athletes gravitate to one another, whether it’s socially or joining forces on an intramural team. However, by most standards, there was an IM team seven years ago that was absolutely stacked with talent. [Read More]
No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Clinches Big Ten Regular Season Title with Win over No. 19 Illinois No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Clinches Big Ten Regular Season Title with Win over No. 19 Illinois
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
No. 1 Penn State wrestling clinched a share of the regular season Big Ten title when it beat up on No. 19 Illinois and cruised to a 39-9 win on Sunday afternoon. The Nittany Lions won eight bouts, including two by fall and two by technical fall to run their winning streak to 58 duals. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin’s Work Ethic is a Staple in More Ways Than One
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Penn State Football: James Franklin’s Work Ethic is a Staple in More Ways Than One
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
HARRISBURG — James Franklin told the Mr. PA Football banquet audience here Saturday that he's never missed day of work in 24 years of coaching. And that includes when he recently had 11 staples gunned to the top of his head. [Read More]
Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019 Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
Former Penn State football tight end Mike Gesicki took to the THON stage and surprised Four Diamonds child Landon Knepp on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 5-3 For Series Split Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 5-3 For Series Split
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will need help and hot finish to make the postseason for a third-straight season but the Nittany Lions took positive step forward on Saturday night with a 5-3 victory over Michigan State in East Lansing. [Read More]

All Penn State News

 
Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game Kickoff Time Set for Blue-White Game
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football’s annual Blue-White spring scrimmage will kick off at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, the team announced on Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series Penn State Hockey: Barratt's Status Uncertain For Pivotal Weekend Series
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State could be without forward Evan Barratt this weekend as the Nittany Lions take on Wisconsin in the final home series of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Roll Past Nebraska 95-71
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's 95-71 rout of Nebraska wasn't exactly basketball calculus, nor needs to be treated as such after the fact. [Read More]
Penn State, Borough Again Look to Curb State Patty's Day Problems Penn State, Borough Again Look to Curb State Patty's Day Problems
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State and State College officials are once again looking to diminish the problems that have typically come on the weekend between THON and the university's spring break. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Waiting For The Next Ride Penn State Football: Waiting For The Next Ride
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Obviously a lot more question marks go into this season than maybe we had in the past," Franklin said. "But excited about where we're going." [Read More]
THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Another year, another big fundraising total for Penn State's THON and its efforts to support pediatric cancer patients and research. [Read More]
THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough' THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough'
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Elissa Hill
The families who inspire year-round fundraising and a 46-hour dance marathon took center stage on Sunday afternoon as THON 2019 headed into its final hours. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin’s Work Ethic is a Staple in More Ways Than One
Column
Penn State Football: James Franklin’s Work Ethic is a Staple in More Ways Than One
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
HARRISBURG — James Franklin told the Mr. PA Football banquet audience here Saturday that he's never missed day of work in 24 years of coaching. And that includes when he recently had 11 staples gunned to the top of his head. [Read More]
Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
Video
Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Pep Rally is always one of the marquee events of THON weekend, and the 2019 edition didn't disappoint. [Read More]
Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Singing Lions a cappella group sang a special song to honor Kirra, their THON family's child who passed away in December. Centre County Report's Maddie Biertempfel talked with dancers from the group who explain why this year's THON is so meaningful. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Welcome to the 21st Century, Old-Timer

I’m having a Rip Van Winkle moment. This winter, while not abandoning my campus observation post, I am once again participating, in a small way, in the practice of daily journalism and gaining a deeper appreciation of how much the industry has changed.

Joe Battista

The Great Diversions in Our Lives

Prioritization has become somewhat of a lost art given all the diversions at our fingertips and how easy it is to rationalize why we just flitter away our very limited time. All of these diversions in one shape or form usually come at the expense of real-life activities and important, life-altering

Penn State Football: James Franklin’s Work Ethic is a Staple in More Ways Than OneMike Poorman

HARRISBURG — James Franklin told the Mr. PA Football banquet audience here Saturday that he's never missed day of work in 24 years of coaching. And that includes when he recently had 11 staples gunned to the top of his head.

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