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Penn State Women’s Lacrosse Drops Final Four Heartbreaker to North Carolina Penn State Women’s Lacrosse Drops Final Four Heartbreaker to North Carolina
by Onward State Staff

After an incredibly hard-fought 60 minutes at Talen Energy Stadium, the North Carolina emerged victorious, 12-11, over the Nittany Lions to advance to the National Championship this Sunday at noon on ESPNU. Full Story →

Unsung Heroes Lead Penguins to Cup Final Unsung Heroes Lead Penguins to Cup Final

For the first time since their last Stanley Cup win in 2009, the Penguins held off the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in front of a raucous Consol Energy Center crowd on Thursday night to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. Some relatively unsung heroes are a big reason why.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jim Meinecke
Awards Honor Local Creative Professionals Awards Honor Local Creative Professionals

Professional group [CP]2 hosted its second Bracket Awards — a competition awarding excellence in advertising, design and marketing created in Central Pennsylvania — on May 19 at Black Sun Studio in State College.

StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
To Thine Own Selfie Be True To Thine Own Selfie Be True

While the exponential rise of the selfie is a recent phenomenon, Leisha Jones, a Penn State assistant professor of English, says people have been capturing self-portraits for centuries and that there's more to the practice than sheer vanity or narcissism.

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State College Police Warn of Phone Scam State College Police Warn of Phone Scam

State College Police received a report of a phone scam in which he victim was told there is a warrant for his arrest and had to provide money to avoid arrest.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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Centre Hall Couple Indicted by Feds Centre Hall Couple Indicted by Feds
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
The husband and wife whose Centre Hall home was the site of explosion were both indicted by a grand jury on May 24 on federal charges for explosives and firearms offenses. [Read More]
Centre County Report Named Nation's Best Student-Produced Newscast Centre County Report Named Nation's Best Student-Produced Newscast
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A TV newscast produced by Penn State students was named the nation’s best -- earning the equivalent of an Emmy Award for college television -- during the 37th College Television Awards in Los Angeles. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Lacrosse Set for NCAA Semifinal Penn State Women's Lacrosse Set for NCAA Semifinal
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The 11th-ranked Penn State women's lacrosse team looks to be the first Nittany Lion team to reach the NCAA Championship Game since 1989 when it plays No. 3 North Carolina on Friday at Chester's Talen Energy Stadium. Opening draw is set for 5 p.m. for the national semifinal, which will be streamed [Read More]
County Eyes Grant Money to Fund Projects County Eyes Grant Money to Fund Projects
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
Centre County may soon reap the benefits of a grant program sponsored by its liability insurance provider, the Pennsylvania Counties Risk Pool to fund projects ranging from Willowbank Building lighting to body armor vests for sheriff deputies. [Read More]
TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 27-30 TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 27-30
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It’s Memorial Day weekend, and as is tradition there is a packed schedule of events in Boalsburg, the birthplace of the holiday. But there’s much more on the calendar as well. [Read More]
Penn State Football: 20 Questions if There Had Been a Coaches Caravan This Year
Column
Penn State Football: 20 Questions if There Had Been a Coaches Caravan This Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
What if James Franklin had caravanned again this spring? Here's what we would have liked to ask him. [Read More]
Boalsburg Marks Memorial Day Weekend with Celebrations, Remembrance Boalsburg Marks Memorial Day Weekend with Celebrations, Remembrance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Boalsburg lays claim as the possible birthplace of Memorial Day, and throughout the weekend the community will once again celebrate the holiday with both fun events and moments of remembrance. [Read More]
Penn State, Baylor And Your Hometown Penn State, Baylor And Your Hometown
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the lines, of all the horrible things in Pepper Hamilton's report on Baylor's intentional disregard and outright suppression of assault victims, there is one that rings the loudest. [Read More]
Police Seek Suspect in Downtown Credit Card Fraud Police Seek Suspect in Downtown Credit Card Fraud
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Police are investigating a report of a stolen credit card being used to make unauthorized purchases at multiple businesses in the borough's downtown. [Read More]
Judge Sets Pre-Trial Dates for Ex-Penn State Administrators Judge Sets Pre-Trial Dates for Ex-Penn State Administrators
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Former Penn State administrators who were charged for their alleged handling of reports of child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky are getting closer to a trial. [Read More]

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Centre County Report Named Nation's Best Student-Produced Newscast Centre County Report Named Nation's Best Student-Produced Newscast
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A TV newscast produced by Penn State students was named the nation’s best -- earning the equivalent of an Emmy Award for college television -- during the 37th College Television Awards in Los Angeles. [Read More]
TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 27-30 TGIF: Memorial Day Weekend Events for May 27-30
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It’s Memorial Day weekend, and as is tradition there is a packed schedule of events in Boalsburg, the birthplace of the holiday. But there’s much more on the calendar as well. [Read More]
Boalsburg Marks Memorial Day Weekend with Celebrations, Remembrance Boalsburg Marks Memorial Day Weekend with Celebrations, Remembrance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Boalsburg lays claim as the possible birthplace of Memorial Day, and throughout the weekend the community will once again celebrate the holiday with both fun events and moments of remembrance. [Read More]
Rock for a Cure Comes to Tussey Mountain to Support Fight Against Cancer Rock for a Cure Comes to Tussey Mountain to Support Fight Against Cancer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Tussey Mountain Amphitheater will be rocking on June 11 when local bands take the stage and family fun fills the grounds at the inaugural Rock for a Cure. [Read More]
Parking Restrictions to Be Lifted for Memorial Day Weekend Parking Restrictions to Be Lifted for Memorial Day Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Some parking restrictions in State College Borough will not be enforced for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, and CATA bus services will not operate on Monday. [Read More]
Great Escape: Bird Flies the Coop
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Great Escape: Bird Flies the Coop
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
A sparrow slips through a gap in a screen and finds himself in a roach motel situation: Having checked into my porch, he can’t check back out. [Read More]
Songs and Scenes Highlight Annual State High Cabaret Songs and Scenes Highlight Annual State High Cabaret
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Area High School seniors will produce and direct an evening of scenes, songs and production numbers at the State HigH Thespians' 20th Annual Cabaret on Saturday. [Read More]
For Owners, Business Is Better By Being There
Column
For Owners, Business Is Better By Being There
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
My local shopping regularly reminds me there is one crucial element of retail that virtually guarantees a good customer experience – an ownership presence in the day-to-day operations of the business. [Read More]
Port Sees It All Through 50 Years of Evolving Business Port Sees It All Through 50 Years of Evolving Business
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jodi Morelli
Almost any day of the week or any time of the day, Joan Port, of Bellefonte, can be found at her family’s business, providing customers with whatever they might need or lending a helping hand with whatever needs to be done. [Read More]
A Short Trip from Cannes to New York City
Column
A Short Trip from Cannes to New York City
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Leonardo DiCaprio is just the latest high-profile figure to engage in cause hypocrisy, writes columnist Patty Kleban. [Read More]

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Penn State Women's Lacrosse Set for NCAA Semifinal Penn State Women's Lacrosse Set for NCAA Semifinal
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The 11th-ranked Penn State women's lacrosse team looks to be the first Nittany Lion team to reach the NCAA Championship Game since 1989 when it plays No. 3 North Carolina on Friday at Chester's Talen Energy Stadium. Opening draw is set for 5 p.m. for the national semifinal, which will be streamed [Read More]
Penn State Football: 20 Questions if There Had Been a Coaches Caravan This Year
Column
Penn State Football: 20 Questions if There Had Been a Coaches Caravan This Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
What if James Franklin had caravanned again this spring? Here's what we would have liked to ask him. [Read More]
Penn State, Baylor And Your Hometown Penn State, Baylor And Your Hometown
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the lines, of all the horrible things in Pepper Hamilton's report on Baylor's intentional disregard and outright suppression of assault victims, there is one that rings the loudest. [Read More]
Why There's a Scoreboard But No Field at Gill Field
Column
Why There's a Scoreboard But No Field at Gill Field
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
When the Board stood up for the board, they made a strange decision that turned out to be stellar. It may never again have a score, but the Gill Field scoreboard will always have a purpose. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face George Washington Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face George Washington
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's already difficult non conference schedule isn't getting any easier as George Washington announced this week that the Colonials will host the Nittany Lions again this season as the home-and-home series continues. [Read More]
GoFundMe Created for Penn State Legend Wally Triplett GoFundMe Created for Penn State Legend Wally Triplett
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
An ESPN 30 for 30 short featured legendary alumnus Wally Triplett yesterday and told the story of his football career at Penn State as well as the story of the 2013 Class Gift, the We Are Statue. Triplett is now 90 years old and battling health issues, and his family is calling on the Penn State com [Read More]
Penn State Baseball Lands First All-Big Ten Nods Since 2012 Penn State Baseball Lands First All-Big Ten Nods Since 2012
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Five Nittany Lions earned Big Ten baseball honors, with seniors Greg Guers and Jack Anderson becoming Penn State's first All-Big Ten selections in four years. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face Georgia Tech In Big Ten/ACC Challenge Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face Georgia Tech In Big Ten/ACC Challenge
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Penn State men’s basketball team will take on Georgia Tech in the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge, ESPN announced Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pick 'Em Packages A New Season Ticket Option Penn State Football: Pick 'Em Packages A New Season Ticket Option
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you want some flexibility with your Penn State football season tickets there is a new option on the table starting this year. A Pick 'Em package starting at only $270 depending on seat location and selected games. [Read More]
Penn State Swimmer Sets Irish National Records, Will Compete in Rio Penn State Swimmer Sets Irish National Records, Will Compete in Rio
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Penn State men’s swimmer Shane Ryan broke a pair of Irish national records at the 2016 European Aquatics Championships in London, May 16-22. The Nittany Lion will compete for Ireland at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. [Read More]

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Centre County Report Named Nation's Best Student-Produced Newscast Centre County Report Named Nation's Best Student-Produced Newscast
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A TV newscast produced by Penn State students was named the nation’s best -- earning the equivalent of an Emmy Award for college television -- during the 37th College Television Awards in Los Angeles. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Lacrosse Set for NCAA Semifinal Penn State Women's Lacrosse Set for NCAA Semifinal
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The 11th-ranked Penn State women's lacrosse team looks to be the first Nittany Lion team to reach the NCAA Championship Game since 1989 when it plays No. 3 North Carolina on Friday at Chester's Talen Energy Stadium. Opening draw is set for 5 p.m. for the national semifinal, which will be streamed [Read More]
Penn State Football: 20 Questions if There Had Been a Coaches Caravan This Year
Column
Penn State Football: 20 Questions if There Had Been a Coaches Caravan This Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
What if James Franklin had caravanned again this spring? Here's what we would have liked to ask him. [Read More]
Penn State, Baylor And Your Hometown Penn State, Baylor And Your Hometown
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the lines, of all the horrible things in Pepper Hamilton's report on Baylor's intentional disregard and outright suppression of assault victims, there is one that rings the loudest. [Read More]
Judge Sets Pre-Trial Dates for Ex-Penn State Administrators Judge Sets Pre-Trial Dates for Ex-Penn State Administrators
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Former Penn State administrators who were charged for their alleged handling of reports of child sexual abuse by Jerry Sandusky are getting closer to a trial. [Read More]
TechCelerator Awards $10,000 to Entrepreneur Boot Camp Graduate TechCelerator Awards $10,000 to Entrepreneur Boot Camp Graduate
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
An entrepreneur who developed an energy-efficient smart lighting system for use in film, television and photography received a $10,000 award from the Ben Franklin TechCelerator@StateCollege. [Read More]
Rock for a Cure Comes to Tussey Mountain to Support Fight Against Cancer Rock for a Cure Comes to Tussey Mountain to Support Fight Against Cancer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Tussey Mountain Amphitheater will be rocking on June 11 when local bands take the stage and family fun fills the grounds at the inaugural Rock for a Cure. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face George Washington Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Set To Face George Washington
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's already difficult non conference schedule isn't getting any easier as George Washington announced this week that the Colonials will host the Nittany Lions again this season as the home-and-home series continues. [Read More]
GoFundMe Created for Penn State Legend Wally Triplett GoFundMe Created for Penn State Legend Wally Triplett
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Lexi Shimkonis
An ESPN 30 for 30 short featured legendary alumnus Wally Triplett yesterday and told the story of his football career at Penn State as well as the story of the 2013 Class Gift, the We Are Statue. Triplett is now 90 years old and battling health issues, and his family is calling on the Penn State com [Read More]
Students Earn No. 2 Finish in 'Pulitzers of College Journalism' Students Earn No. 2 Finish in 'Pulitzers of College Journalism'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Special to The Gazette
The Penn State College of Communications finished second overall in final standings for the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program for 2015-16. Senior Erin McCarthy qualified for the individual national championships. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: 20 Questions if There Had Been a Coaches Caravan This Year

What if James Franklin had caravanned again this spring? Here's what we would have liked to ask him.

Bill Horlacher

Why There's a Scoreboard But No Field at Gill Field

When the Board stood up for the board, they made a strange decision that turned out to be stellar. It may never again have a score, but the Gill Field scoreboard will always have a purpose.

Great Escape: Bird Flies the CoopRussell Frank

A sparrow slips through a gap in a screen and finds himself in a roach motel situation: Having checked into my porch, he can’t check back out.

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