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Penn State Volleyball To Battle Stanford in the Final Four Penn State Volleyball To Battle Stanford in the Final Four
by Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson

Both teams come into the match with tremendous momentum. Stanford has won 33 out of its 34 matches on the season and is the favorite to win the tournament, but Penn State was unstoppable late in the season. Full Story →

Jury Rejects Fitness Club's Lawsuit Accusing Penn State Professors of Stealing Clients Jury Rejects Fitness Club's Lawsuit Accusing Penn State Professors of Stealing Clients

"Both of my clients are extremely pleased," says Contorna. "They're grateful to the jury because they feel they gave a little bit of their good name back, which no one had any right to take."

StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
NCAA Asks to Postpone Hearing in Paterno Lawsuit NCAA Asks to Postpone Hearing in Paterno Lawsuit

"The judge presiding over the Corman matter... has made clear on multiple occasions that she is not open to delaying the start of the trial," attorneys for the NCAA write. The NCAA Defendants are therefore hopeful that this Court is amenable to a modest postponement of the January 5 trial..."

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Corman Makes Wager in Court that NCAA is Wrongly Withholding Information Corman Makes Wager in Court that NCAA is Wrongly Withholding Information

"If the Court determines that all of the 477 documents now before it have been properly redacted, then Plaintiffs agree to withdraw their objections to the 163 documents at issue," attorneys for two state officials write in a new court documents filed on Wednesday.

StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State Football: Shoop High On Future Of Defense Even With Key Players Set To Depart Penn State Football: Shoop High On Future Of Defense Even With Key Players Set To Depart

"We knew Marcus might even be a little better athlete and more productive but Keiser was hard to replace because he's such a great communicator," Shoop said. "He was the quarterback of the defense he made everyone know what they were doing."

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Dec. 18 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Dec. 18
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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]
Vaccination Still Best Way to Avoid the Flu Vaccination Still Best Way to Avoid the Flu
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Joy and goodwill aren't the only things we start spreading to friends, family, colleagues — even strangers — this time of year. "We get all excited about Ebola and there have been two deaths in this country from it," Weida says. "Yet every year about 15,000 people die from influenza." [Read More]
Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"I think I have some (outside) players who are going to have to come through," Bethany Irwin says. "We definitely have a different lineup than we did last year, and we are going to try to push it. Get the ball, fill the lanes, and go ... " [Read More]
Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We’ve played some really good defenses," Boston College coach Steve Addazio said on Tuesday.. "The strength of the ACC has been its defenses. That’s why when people start rattling off numbers and stats, they have to understand what goes behind them." [Read More]
Gas Station Closed in Connection With Cocaine Trafficking Conviction Gas Station Closed in Connection With Cocaine Trafficking Conviction
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The Attorney General's Office petitioned the court to force Palazzari to forfeit ownership of the gas station, alleging that the convicted drug dealer had used the property to store, sell and buy cocaine. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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]
NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The [Paterno] Estate should not be permitted to impose burdensome discovery obligations on the parties... in pursuit of information about a properly dismissed claim," Tuesdays filing reads. [Read More]
Woman Faces Felony Child Endangerment Charges for Allegedly Delaying Medical Care Woman Faces Felony Child Endangerment Charges for Allegedly Delaying Medical Care
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Police also interviewed a friend of Duck's, who reportedly told police that she had received text messages from Duck during her pregnancy threatening to hurt her unborn child. "Im killing the baby and whatever," one message reportedly reads. [Read More]
NCAA Accuses Corman of 'Clogging the Court' With Unfounded Requests for Documents NCAA Accuses Corman of 'Clogging the Court' With Unfounded Requests for Documents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Plaintiff's motion represents their fourth effort to clog the Court with an unfounded challenge to the NCAA's privilege determinations, despite the NCAA's good-faith attempts to resolve the dispute," attorneys for the NCAA write in documents filed on Tuesday. [Read More]
Money: A Mere Fascination
Column
Money: A Mere Fascination
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Then, as if they know that the planet will spin off its axis if I actually win something, the visitors rally. I break out in a sweat. I squeeze the steering wheel hard enough to liquefy it. [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Dec. 18 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Dec. 18
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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]
Vaccination Still Best Way to Avoid the Flu Vaccination Still Best Way to Avoid the Flu
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Joy and goodwill aren't the only things we start spreading to friends, family, colleagues — even strangers — this time of year. "We get all excited about Ebola and there have been two deaths in this country from it," Weida says. "Yet every year about 15,000 people die from influenza." [Read More]
Gas Station Closed in Connection With Cocaine Trafficking Conviction Gas Station Closed in Connection With Cocaine Trafficking Conviction
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The Attorney General's Office petitioned the court to force Palazzari to forfeit ownership of the gas station, alleging that the convicted drug dealer had used the property to store, sell and buy cocaine. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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]
NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The [Paterno] Estate should not be permitted to impose burdensome discovery obligations on the parties... in pursuit of information about a properly dismissed claim," Tuesdays filing reads. [Read More]
NCAA Accuses Corman of 'Clogging the Court' With Unfounded Requests for Documents NCAA Accuses Corman of 'Clogging the Court' With Unfounded Requests for Documents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Plaintiff's motion represents their fourth effort to clog the Court with an unfounded challenge to the NCAA's privilege determinations, despite the NCAA's good-faith attempts to resolve the dispute," attorneys for the NCAA write in documents filed on Tuesday. [Read More]
Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall Planet Fitness to Bring 'Shot of Energy' to Nittany Mall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“This is the first time one of my clubs has opened in a mall, but we think we have the ability to bring more business in here,” Kindler says. “This is like a working partnership with every other business here.” [Read More]
Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy Chamber of Business and Industry Hopes for Bright Future for Local Economy
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“For State College to continue to grow, the chamber will have to continue to play the vital role it does,” Herr says. “The chamber here is very organized, and has very active support from the business community.” [Read More]
Heartfelt Tribute to Student's Memory Takes Top Honor at Festival of Trees
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Heartfelt Tribute to Student's Memory Takes Top Honor at Festival of Trees
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"Every year we chose a theme," she say. "This year, one of our students was killed in a tragic car accident. It's very special to us because we really wanted this tree to be a special memory." [Read More]
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
Column
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
You see, when I was a freshman in the fall of 1977, it wasn't possible for any student, regardless of race, to be shot by a police officer on campus. Why? Because Penn State police didn't carry guns. [Read More]

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Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"I think I have some (outside) players who are going to have to come through," Bethany Irwin says. "We definitely have a different lineup than we did last year, and we are going to try to push it. Get the ball, fill the lanes, and go ... " [Read More]
Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We’ve played some really good defenses," Boston College coach Steve Addazio said on Tuesday.. "The strength of the ACC has been its defenses. That’s why when people start rattling off numbers and stats, they have to understand what goes behind them." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior Mike Hull picked up another All-America honor this week as he was named an Associated Press third-team All-American on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So far this season Murphy has rushed for over 100 yards on four different occasions to the tune of 118, 127, 132, and 191 yards. He has had rushes of 20 or more yards in all but two games this season with for rushes for over 50 yards in four games. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16
2 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 Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's another first checked off the list for Penn State hockey as the Nittany Lions cracked into the national rankings on Monday afternoon. Penn State enters the week ranked No. 20 in the Top 20 of the USCHO Poll. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Pick Up Votes In AP Top 25 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Pick Up Votes In AP Top 25
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball's early season success hit a high point on Monday as the Nittany Lions picked up two votes in the latest AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull MVP Honor Highlights Team Banquet Awards Penn State Football: Hull MVP Honor Highlights Team Banquet Awards
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State linebacker Mike Hull was named the team's most valuable player this past weekend, highlighting a host of awards handed out at the annual team banquet. [Read More]
Penn State Football: $12 Million Lasch Building Renovations, $7.7 Million In Branding Upgrades Planned Penn State Football: $12 Million Lasch Building Renovations, $7.7 Million In Branding Upgrades Planned
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The planned renovations will included upgrades to the head coach's office, deck area overlooking practice fields, the staff meeting room, the player locker room, nutrition bar, equipment room and improved branding across the Lasch Building. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball Capitalizes On Moment With 64-51 Victory Over George Washington Penn State Basketball Capitalizes On Moment With 64-51 Victory Over George Washington
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It is a rare occurrence that Penn State basketball is presented with an opportunity and capitalizes. So often the "big game" has resulted in a big letdown. A seemingly expanding catalog of "almost" moments and "what if" post game questions. [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Dec. 18 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Dec. 18
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense Penn State Football: Addazio Confident As Boston College Sets To Face Nittany Lion Defense
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We’ve played some really good defenses," Boston College coach Steve Addazio said on Tuesday.. "The strength of the ACC has been its defenses. That’s why when people start rattling off numbers and stats, they have to understand what goes behind them." [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Dec. 17
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
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]
NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents NCAA Seeks to Keep Paterno Estate from Questioning University Presidents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The [Paterno] Estate should not be permitted to impose burdensome discovery obligations on the parties... in pursuit of information about a properly dismissed claim," Tuesdays filing reads. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors Penn State Football: Hull Picks Up AP All-American Honors
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State senior Mike Hull picked up another All-America honor this week as he was named an Associated Press third-team All-American on Tuesday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions Penn State Football: Murphy A Real Test For Nittany Lions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
So far this season Murphy has rushed for over 100 yards on four different occasions to the tune of 118, 127, 132, and 191 yards. He has had rushes of 20 or more yards in all but two games this season with for rushes for over 50 yards in four games. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Tuesday, Dec. 16
2 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]
Hanukkah Celebrates Religious Freedom, Brings Families Together Hanukkah Celebrates Religious Freedom, Brings Families Together
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Hanukkah is definitely very important because the Greeks were trying to stop the connection the Jewish people had to their faith, and the miracle of Hanukkah celebrates their freedom to worship... This is a holiday that’s relevant to anyone who celebrates the freedom of religion and expression. [Read More]
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
Column
Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
You see, when I was a freshman in the fall of 1977, it wasn't possible for any student, regardless of race, to be shot by a police officer on campus. Why? Because Penn State police didn't carry guns. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Crack Rankings For First Time In Program History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's another first checked off the list for Penn State hockey as the Nittany Lions cracked into the national rankings on Monday afternoon. Penn State enters the week ranked No. 20 in the Top 20 of the USCHO Poll. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Money: A Mere Fascination

Then, as if they know that the planet will spin off its axis if I actually win something, the visitors rally. I break out in a sweat. I squeeze the steering wheel hard enough to liquefy it.

John Hook

Don't Shoot! Guns, Protests and Police

You see, when I was a freshman in the fall of 1977, it wasn't possible for any student, regardless of race, to be shot by a police officer on campus. Why? Because Penn State police didn't carry guns.

From Pit Bulls to Poodles (and Almost Everything in Between) It's Rarely All or NothingPatty Kleban

The unpredictable nature of the human species, however, suggests there is hardly ever an ALL without at least a couple of exceptions. I remember my high school health teacher telling us "you will get pregnant every time you have sex."

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