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Penn State Football: The Future Will Tell Everyone What To Think Of The 2018 Season Penn State Football: The Future Will Tell Everyone What To Think Of The 2018 Season
by Ben Jones

What to think of Penn State in 2018 might be clearer in 2019 and beyond Full Story →

Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hang On for Win at Indiana Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Hang On for Win at Indiana

On a windy Saturday in Bloomington, Penn State nearly saw a fourth quarter lead slip away once again, but held on for a 33-28 win over Indiana.

StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Visiting Centre County, Toomey Touts Bipartisan Bill to Stop Illegal Fentanyl Imports Visiting Centre County, Toomey Touts Bipartisan Bill to Stop Illegal Fentanyl Imports

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, joined by U.S. Attorney David Freed and state and local government and law enforcement officials, was at the Centre County Courthouse Annex in Bellefonte on Friday to discuss the Blocking Deadly Fentanyl Imports Act, new bipartisan legislation he has co-sponsored with Sen. Doug

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
On Senior Night, State College Offense Overwhelms Old Rival Altoona On Senior Night, State College Offense Overwhelms Old Rival Altoona

The State College offense proved to be just too fast for Altoona. The Little Lions were hitting the gas like they were on a wide-open stretch of freeway Friday night at Memorial Field.

StateCollege.com - Gordon Brunskill
Gov. Wolf Signs Timothy Piazza Antihazing Law Gov. Wolf Signs Timothy Piazza Antihazing Law

Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday signed into law major new anti-hazing legislation introduced following death of Penn State student and fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton

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WPSU to Host Kids Carnival WPSU to Host Kids Carnival
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
WPSU will welcome families to its annual kids’ carnival, Eventapalooza, for an “Odd Squad”-themed afternoon at Penn State Innovation Park. The free event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at 100 Innovation Boulevard in State College. [Read More]
Bellefonte Hopes to Play Last Game of Regular Season at Rogers Stadium Bellefonte Hopes to Play Last Game of Regular Season at Rogers Stadium
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
After playing most of the season without a home stadium, the Bellefonte Area High School football team may be able to play its final home game in the new Rogers Stadium, depending on whether construction crews can get things up to code for the Friday, Oct. 26, kickoff. [Read More]
For Good Troupe Shines Spotlight on Performers Who Have Down Syndrome For Good Troupe Shines Spotlight on Performers Who Have Down Syndrome
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
Walk into the auditorium at State College's Delta Program on a Saturday morning during spring and fall semesters, and you are likely to find a community theater group like no other rehearsing their favorite songs. Since 2012, the For Good Troupe has paired performers who have Down syndrome with com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Indiana Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Indiana
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is no place like home, but there's nothing like a vacation either, and after two close losses within the walls of Beaver Stadium a road trip might be just what the doctor ordered for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Arboretum Hosts Annual Pumpkin Festival
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Penn State Arboretum Hosts Annual Pumpkin Festival
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With Halloween right around the corner, the 8th annual Pumpkin Festival is taking center stage at Penn State's Arboretum. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Jan Johnson Awarded Scholarship Penn State Football: Linebacker Jan Johnson Awarded Scholarship
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Jan Johnson, a former walk-on who won the starting middle linebacker job for Penn State over the summer, has received a football scholarship for his efforts. [Read More]
Mike Watkins Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles: ‘Penn State Has Saved My Life’ Mike Watkins Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles: ‘Penn State Has Saved My Life’
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Penn State basketball forward Mike Watkins penned an open letter about his mental heath struggles and an apology to Penn State days after news of his latest disciplinary issue came out. [Read More]
Downtown State College Business Closing After Nearly 70 Years Downtown State College Business Closing After Nearly 70 Years
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A fixture of downtown State College for seven decades will soon be closing. [Read More]
Panel Looks at How the Criminal Justice System Affects the Community Panel Looks at How the Criminal Justice System Affects the Community
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Three local members of the criminal justice system made up a panel sponsored by the Community Diversity Group and the American Association of University Women's State College branch to discuss how the system affects people in the community. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 19-21 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 19-21
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's feeling like fall and the weekend is packed with festivals and Halloween-themed events to celebrate the season. You'll also find concerts, including Metallica's first Bryce Jordan Center performance in 21 years, theater, sports and much more. [Read More]

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WPSU to Host Kids Carnival WPSU to Host Kids Carnival
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
WPSU will welcome families to its annual kids’ carnival, Eventapalooza, for an “Odd Squad”-themed afternoon at Penn State Innovation Park. The free event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at 100 Innovation Boulevard in State College. [Read More]
For Good Troupe Shines Spotlight on Performers Who Have Down Syndrome For Good Troupe Shines Spotlight on Performers Who Have Down Syndrome
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
Walk into the auditorium at State College's Delta Program on a Saturday morning during spring and fall semesters, and you are likely to find a community theater group like no other rehearsing their favorite songs. Since 2012, the For Good Troupe has paired performers who have Down syndrome with com [Read More]
Penn State Arboretum Hosts Annual Pumpkin Festival
Video
Penn State Arboretum Hosts Annual Pumpkin Festival
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With Halloween right around the corner, the 8th annual Pumpkin Festival is taking center stage at Penn State's Arboretum. [Read More]
Downtown State College Business Closing After Nearly 70 Years Downtown State College Business Closing After Nearly 70 Years
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A fixture of downtown State College for seven decades will soon be closing. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 19-21 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 19-21
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's feeling like fall and the weekend is packed with festivals and Halloween-themed events to celebrate the season. You'll also find concerts, including Metallica's first Bryce Jordan Center performance in 21 years, theater, sports and much more. [Read More]
4 Critical Areas Where James Franklin Says Penn State is Out of Balance
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4 Critical Areas Where James Franklin Says Penn State is Out of Balance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The Nittany Lions are a bit off-kilter in four key places, beyond the loss column. Says who? James Franklin, that’s who. [Read More]
Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’ Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State Thespians present "Young Frankenstein" in Schwab Auditorium this week — a musical rendition of Mel Brooks’ hit 1974 comedy. [Read More]
State College Ranked Among Best Places to Raise a Family State College Ranked Among Best Places to Raise a Family
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The State College area is one of the top 10 places in the United States to raise a family, according to a new ranking from the website Livability. [Read More]
Q&A with Joel Weidner, on the New Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Store in State College Q&A with Joel Weidner, on the New Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Store in State College
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown
For a quarter-century, Centre County residents have helped to support the nonprofit fair trade organization Ten Thousand Villages. [Read More]
College Township Intersection Among Several Projects to Receive Funding College Township Intersection Among Several Projects to Receive Funding
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County Commissioners on Tuesday advanced applications for state and federal funding to support several public works projects. [Read More]

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Bellefonte Hopes to Play Last Game of Regular Season at Rogers Stadium Bellefonte Hopes to Play Last Game of Regular Season at Rogers Stadium
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
After playing most of the season without a home stadium, the Bellefonte Area High School football team may be able to play its final home game in the new Rogers Stadium, depending on whether construction crews can get things up to code for the Friday, Oct. 26, kickoff. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Indiana Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Indiana
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is no place like home, but there's nothing like a vacation either, and after two close losses within the walls of Beaver Stadium a road trip might be just what the doctor ordered for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Linebacker Jan Johnson Awarded Scholarship Penn State Football: Linebacker Jan Johnson Awarded Scholarship
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Jan Johnson, a former walk-on who won the starting middle linebacker job for Penn State over the summer, has received a football scholarship for his efforts. [Read More]
Mike Watkins Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles: ‘Penn State Has Saved My Life’ Mike Watkins Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles: ‘Penn State Has Saved My Life’
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Penn State basketball forward Mike Watkins penned an open letter about his mental heath struggles and an apology to Penn State days after news of his latest disciplinary issue came out. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 19-21 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 19-21
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's feeling like fall and the weekend is packed with festivals and Halloween-themed events to celebrate the season. You'll also find concerts, including Metallica's first Bryce Jordan Center performance in 21 years, theater, sports and much more. [Read More]
BEA Looks to Bounce Back from First Loss; State College Returns Home BEA Looks to Bounce Back from First Loss; State College Returns Home
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
After taking its first loss of the season, Bald Eagle Area will hope to rebound against Jersey Shore while 7-1 State College returns home to face Mid Penn rival Altoona. Bellefonte travels to Bishop Carroll, Philipsburg-Osceola heads to undefeated Clearfield and Penns Valley hosts Tyrone. [Read More]
4 Critical Areas Where James Franklin Says Penn State is Out of Balance
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4 Critical Areas Where James Franklin Says Penn State is Out of Balance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The Nittany Lions are a bit off-kilter in four key places, beyond the loss column. Says who? James Franklin, that’s who. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Biro And Sucese Linked At The Mind And Chasing History Penn State Hockey: Biro And Sucese Linked At The Mind And Chasing History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Brandon Biro and Nate Sucese are a lot alike. They're about the same height, they're a standard 'hockey weight' and they look somewhat similar, even if Biro gives off a certain boyish charm that makes you question if he's even old enough to be in college. [Read More]
Teams Across Nation Stand #NikiStrong Supporting Penn State Swimmer Battling Leukemia Teams Across Nation Stand #NikiStrong Supporting Penn State Swimmer Battling Leukemia
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State swimmer Nikolette Nolte is garnering support from teams across Penn State Athletics and swim programs throughout the NCAA since her relapse of cancer during her freshman year in Happy Valley. [Read More]
A.I. and Analytics Still No Replacement for Game Day Human Intelligence
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A.I. and Analytics Still No Replacement for Game Day Human Intelligence
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
From its origin in baseball the trend of analytics, artificial intelligence and modeling has infected almost every sport. Into this brave new technological world, on Saturday night in Happy Valley we got a reminder of how valuable a coach’s game-day eye and gut feelings can be. [Read More]

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WPSU to Host Kids Carnival WPSU to Host Kids Carnival
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
WPSU will welcome families to its annual kids’ carnival, Eventapalooza, for an “Odd Squad”-themed afternoon at Penn State Innovation Park. The free event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at 100 Innovation Boulevard in State College. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Indiana Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Indiana
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There is no place like home, but there's nothing like a vacation either, and after two close losses within the walls of Beaver Stadium a road trip might be just what the doctor ordered for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Penn State Arboretum Hosts Annual Pumpkin Festival
Video
Penn State Arboretum Hosts Annual Pumpkin Festival
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With Halloween right around the corner, the 8th annual Pumpkin Festival is taking center stage at Penn State's Arboretum. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 19-21 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 19-21
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's feeling like fall and the weekend is packed with festivals and Halloween-themed events to celebrate the season. You'll also find concerts, including Metallica's first Bryce Jordan Center performance in 21 years, theater, sports and much more. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Biro And Sucese Linked At The Mind And Chasing History Penn State Hockey: Biro And Sucese Linked At The Mind And Chasing History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Brandon Biro and Nate Sucese are a lot alike. They're about the same height, they're a standard 'hockey weight' and they look somewhat similar, even if Biro gives off a certain boyish charm that makes you question if he's even old enough to be in college. [Read More]
Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’ Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State Thespians present "Young Frankenstein" in Schwab Auditorium this week — a musical rendition of Mel Brooks’ hit 1974 comedy. [Read More]
State College Ranked Among Best Places to Raise a Family State College Ranked Among Best Places to Raise a Family
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The State College area is one of the top 10 places in the United States to raise a family, according to a new ranking from the website Livability. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might not see the bruises and scratches on Josh Reaves' arms from a distance but he is in fact peppered with them. One of the few Nittany Lions without tattoos, the marks are their own ever-changing story of what the game of basketball has left behind. Fighting through a foul here, a dive for a [Read More]
Halloween Trail and Festival Returns to Shaver's Creek After 2-Year Hiatus Halloween Trail and Festival Returns to Shaver's Creek After 2-Year Hiatus
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Now that the renovations are mostly complete and Penn State's nature center in Petersburg is open to the public once again, one Shaver's Creek's most popular events is set to make its return this weekend for the first time since 2015. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle To Miss Remainder Of Season Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle To Miss Remainder Of Season
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive tackle Fred Hansard will miss the remainder of the year following a surgery earlier this week, according to coach James Franklin. Hansard was injured during the first half against Michigan State this past weekend and did not return. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

4 Critical Areas Where James Franklin Says Penn State is Out of Balance

The Nittany Lions are a bit off-kilter in four key places, beyond the loss column. Says who? James Franklin, that’s who.

Jay Paterno

A.I. and Analytics Still No Replacement for Game Day Human Intelligence

From its origin in baseball the trend of analytics, artificial intelligence and modeling has infected almost every sport. Into this brave new technological world, on Saturday night in Happy Valley we got a reminder of how valuable a coach’s game-day eye and gut feelings can be.

Welcome to the 21st Century, Little One! (Oy.)Russell Frank

Newborns don’t do much. Most of their tricks are involuntary. Nevertheless, when the newborn in question is your very own grandchild, especially if she’s your first grandchild, every movement and sound is utterly captivating.

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