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Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football

Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football

- Mike Poorman

Penn State's head football coach has fired up his calculator, fine-tuned his PowerPoints and put his best Nike forward to recruit fans, players and high school coaches.


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Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky would love it. Athletic director Sandy Barbour thinks it is the kind of thing that would be a positive. “There's been talk about it,” Bettman said earlier this week. “I'm intrigued by the possibility. But it's not anywhere close to fruition.” [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
14 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]
Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Alcohol can be consumed in a manner that adds no safety or security issues, and we believe if it’s done in a controlled way, in an environment where there are limits and restrictions built into the system, that those of legal age to drink will respond appropriately and responsibly." [Read More]
The Chieftains and Friends Bringing Irish Music, Dance to Eisenhower The Chieftains and Friends Bringing Irish Music, Dance to Eisenhower
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Audiences adore the group for its exhilarating musicianship and collaborations with varied artists. The band has performed with a “who’s who” of musicians, including Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Mick Jagger, Bonnie Raitt, Elvis Costello, Sting, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson and many more. [Read More]
The Snow Day Call, A No-Win Situation
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The Snow Day Call, A No-Win Situation
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Apparently most parents were way tougher than today's kids. We're armed with vivid memories of waiting outside half an hour for the school bus that picked us up three miles from our house on days when the wind chill was 40 below. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“In an effort to be sensitive to our schedule, we are offering three of the first five games at our lowest possible ticket price. We know our fans must commit time, resources and effort to attending a Penn State weekend and variable pricing allows us to respond accordingly.” [Read More]
Frigid Conditions Don't Phase Area Livestock
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Frigid Conditions Don't Phase Area Livestock
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With freezing weather turning the Centre Region into an ice box, have you every wondered how cows cope with the cold? Cattle are left out in the elements pretty much all of the time. The Centre County Report checks in with an expert who explains how a cow survives even when the mercury dives. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Every centerman has a different strategy for winning a draw,” Conway said on Tuesday. “When I first line up for a draw I look to see if he (his opponent) is a lefty or a righty. I’m better on my one side than my other. There are five or six ways to take a draw so you have to look and see ho [Read More]
With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
Williams speaks passionately when he talks about Penn State. It's clear that it's more than a job, more than a university. “We are out there by ourselves as the world largest dues-paying alumni association," he says. "We don't have any tail lights to follow,” he says. “We are the tail lig [Read More]
State High Students Design & Build Elaborate Machines State High Students Design & Build Elaborate Machines
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It takes a lot of creativity to build something like this. You really have to think outside the box,” says senior Ali Treglia, who helped build a machine that used metal balls, carefully placed dominoes and an eraser that was propelled across a whiteboard by a rubber band slingshot. [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
14 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]
Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Alcohol can be consumed in a manner that adds no safety or security issues, and we believe if it’s done in a controlled way, in an environment where there are limits and restrictions built into the system, that those of legal age to drink will respond appropriately and responsibly." [Read More]
The Chieftains and Friends Bringing Irish Music, Dance to Eisenhower The Chieftains and Friends Bringing Irish Music, Dance to Eisenhower
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Audiences adore the group for its exhilarating musicianship and collaborations with varied artists. The band has performed with a “who’s who” of musicians, including Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Mick Jagger, Bonnie Raitt, Elvis Costello, Sting, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson and many more. [Read More]
The Snow Day Call, A No-Win Situation
Column
The Snow Day Call, A No-Win Situation
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Apparently most parents were way tougher than today's kids. We're armed with vivid memories of waiting outside half an hour for the school bus that picked us up three miles from our house on days when the wind chill was 40 below. [Read More]
Frigid Conditions Don't Phase Area Livestock
Video
Frigid Conditions Don't Phase Area Livestock
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
With freezing weather turning the Centre Region into an ice box, have you every wondered how cows cope with the cold? Cattle are left out in the elements pretty much all of the time. The Centre County Report checks in with an expert who explains how a cow survives even when the mercury dives. [Read More]
With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
Williams speaks passionately when he talks about Penn State. It's clear that it's more than a job, more than a university. “We are out there by ourselves as the world largest dues-paying alumni association," he says. "We don't have any tail lights to follow,” he says. “We are the tail lig [Read More]
State High Students Design & Build Elaborate Machines State High Students Design & Build Elaborate Machines
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It takes a lot of creativity to build something like this. You really have to think outside the box,” says senior Ali Treglia, who helped build a machine that used metal balls, carefully placed dominoes and an eraser that was propelled across a whiteboard by a rubber band slingshot. [Read More]
Fallout Continues to Pile Up After Olbermann Rant Against Penn State Fallout Continues to Pile Up After Olbermann Rant Against Penn State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The Nittany Nation and (much of the rest of the country) is still buzzing about Keith Olbermann's tirade against Penn State. The university called out Olbermann on its Facebook page. "We challenge him to make a donation to THON.org," said Penn State spokesperson Lawrence Lokman. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25
2 days 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]
Schlow Library to Remain Closed Until Next Week Schlow Library to Remain Closed Until Next Week
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"We are truly sorry for the inconvenience to our patrons and will continue to work to get the library ready for public occupancy as quickly as possible," Paul says. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky would love it. Athletic director Sandy Barbour thinks it is the kind of thing that would be a positive. “There's been talk about it,” Bettman said earlier this week. “I'm intrigued by the possibility. But it's not anywhere close to fruition.” [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
14 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: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“In an effort to be sensitive to our schedule, we are offering three of the first five games at our lowest possible ticket price. We know our fans must commit time, resources and effort to attending a Penn State weekend and variable pricing allows us to respond accordingly.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Every centerman has a different strategy for winning a draw,” Conway said on Tuesday. “When I first line up for a draw I look to see if he (his opponent) is a lefty or a righty. I’m better on my one side than my other. There are five or six ways to take a draw so you have to look and see ho [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25
2 days 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: Coaches Caravan Tour Stops Announced Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Tour Stops Announced
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football head coach James Franklin will be taking the good word around the state and region this spring as part of this year's Coaches Caravan. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hudson Comes Home To 107 Letters From Penn State Penn State Football: Hudson Comes Home To 107 Letters From Penn State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State made sure there was little doubt where recruit Khaleke Hudson stands on its wish list Monday as the Pennsylvania native McKeesport product came home to 107 letters from James Franklin and company. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Defensive Coordinator Tom Bradley Hired For Same Job At UCLA Penn State Football: Former Defensive Coordinator Tom Bradley Hired For Same Job At UCLA
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
After spending 32 seasons on the Penn State coaching staff and one season as the assistant head coach at West Virginia under Dana Holgorsen, Tom Bradley is reportedly moving to the West Coast to become the next defensive coordinator at UCLA. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Praise And Position Change Highlight Morning Workouts Penn State Football: Praise And Position Change Highlight Morning Workouts
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Nearly 30 players have seen their efforts rewarded on social media. It doesn't mean that Penn State has 30 All-Americans in the making, but there are a few interesting notes worth mentioning as spring practice rapidly approaches. Until the real news comes along, here are some nuggets to chew on for [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Dominates Rider on Senior Day Penn State Wrestling Dominates Rider on Senior Day
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Mike Bacior
While most of the buzz in State College centered on THON at the BJC, the Nittany Lions still drew swarms of fans for Senior Day. Brown ignited the crowd with a 14-3 major over Rider's Ryan Wolfe. The victory put PSU up 20-3 and launched Brown into 17th place on the Lions' all-time win list. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium Penn State Hockey: Bettman Likes Idea Of NHL Hockey In Beaver Stadium
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky would love it. Athletic director Sandy Barbour thinks it is the kind of thing that would be a positive. “There's been talk about it,” Bettman said earlier this week. “I'm intrigued by the possibility. But it's not anywhere close to fruition.” [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Thursday, February 26
14 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]
Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events Bryce Jordan Center May Start Selling Alcohol at Select Events
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Alcohol can be consumed in a manner that adds no safety or security issues, and we believe if it’s done in a controlled way, in an environment where there are limits and restrictions built into the system, that those of legal age to drink will respond appropriately and responsibly." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign Penn State Football: Single Season Ticket Prices Released For 2015 Campaign
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“In an effort to be sensitive to our schedule, we are offering three of the first five games at our lowest possible ticket price. We know our fans must commit time, resources and effort to attending a Penn State weekend and variable pricing allows us to respond accordingly.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway Penn State Hockey: Inside The Dots, Winning A Faceoff With Scott Conway
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“Every centerman has a different strategy for winning a draw,” Conway said on Tuesday. “When I first line up for a draw I look to see if he (his opponent) is a lefty or a righty. I’m better on my one side than my other. There are five or six ways to take a draw so you have to look and see ho [Read More]
With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future With Retirement Looming, Williams Looks to Future
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Chris Morelli
Williams speaks passionately when he talks about Penn State. It's clear that it's more than a job, more than a university. “We are out there by ourselves as the world largest dues-paying alumni association," he says. "We don't have any tail lights to follow,” he says. “We are the tail lig [Read More]
Fallout Continues to Pile Up After Olbermann Rant Against Penn State Fallout Continues to Pile Up After Olbermann Rant Against Penn State
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The Nittany Nation and (much of the rest of the country) is still buzzing about Keith Olbermann's tirade against Penn State. The university called out Olbermann on its Facebook page. "We challenge him to make a donation to THON.org," said Penn State spokesperson Lawrence Lokman. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Wednesday, February 25
2 days 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: Coaches Caravan Tour Stops Announced Penn State Football: Coaches Caravan Tour Stops Announced
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football head coach James Franklin will be taking the good word around the state and region this spring as part of this year's Coaches Caravan. [Read More]
State College, Penn State Police Add Tasers to Their Arsenals State College, Penn State Police Add Tasers to Their Arsenals
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“These are an effective tool that make one more option available to our officers before the use of deadly force,” King said. “…We’re very confident in this decision. Tasers have been proven to reduce injuries to both members of the public and to police officers.” [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columnists
Mike Poorman

Franklin Delivers Coast to Coast Clinic on How to Promote Penn State Football

Penn State's head football coach has fired up his calculator, fine-tuned his PowerPoints and put his best Nike forward to recruit fans, players and high school coaches.

Jay Paterno

The Snow Day Call, A No-Win Situation

Apparently most parents were way tougher than today's kids. We're armed with vivid memories of waiting outside half an hour for the school bus that picked us up three miles from our house on days when the wind chill was 40 below.

Kiss, Kiss, Bang, BangRussell Frank

Fiore is fond of hot little things. It's how she described the pistol she had in a holster between her thighs during a telephone interview. The first thing a lot of people thought of when they heard of this push to arm students was the ocean of alcohol on which undergraduate culture floats.

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