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Athletes Entertain at THON Pep Rally

Athletes Entertain at THON Pep Rally

- StateCollege.com staff

One of the most popular events of THON weekend, the annual pep rally once again did not disappoint on Saturday night in the Bryce Jordan Center.


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Change is here and we need to adapt and recommit to those things that are dear to us. It is time for critical thinking and careful consideration. [Read More]
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While the dancing continued inside the Bryce Jordan Center, Four Diamonds children and families flocked to the Sarni Tennis Center to meet student-athletes and play games during THON's Athlete Hour on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
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THON 2017 saw a few more high-profile visitors to the Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
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1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Four Diamonds families and dancers were treated to a super-powered visit at the BJC when six cosplayers from Central PA Avengers dressed as Catwoman, Spider-Gwen, Mystique, Doctor Strange, and Captain America made an appearance. [Read More]
Learn the THON 2017 Line Dance
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1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Though tens of thousands take to the Bryce Jordan Center every year to dance for a cure, no two weekends are the same. This is due in part to the line dance, an annual tradition which is different every year. [Read More]
Organization's Banner at THON honors Timothy Piazza Organization's Banner at THON honors Timothy Piazza
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Cines
Tucked up on the second deck railing in front of section 216 at the Bryce Jordan Center, the special interest THON organization AYUDA is remembering the life of Timothy Piazza with a “For Tim” banner. Piazza died earlier this month from injuries suffered after falling down the steps in the Beta [Read More]
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Ryan Clark is just one of the 703 dancers on the floor at THON 2017, but only a few of his fellow dancers in the Bryce Jordan Center share his personal experience and commitment to the cause. Clark is both a dancer for the Boulevard organization and a THON Finance Committee member, but the rarity of [Read More]
Inactive Voters Purged from Centre County Rolls Inactive Voters Purged from Centre County Rolls
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Back in November at election time, officials reported a record number of registered voters in the county with more than 122,000 residents on the rolls. [Read More]
Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra to present ‘Mostly Mozart’ Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra to present ‘Mostly Mozart’
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra will perform “Mostly Mozart” at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Bellefonte Area High School auditorium, 830 E. Bishop St. [Read More]

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Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra to present ‘Mostly Mozart’ Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra to present ‘Mostly Mozart’
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra will perform “Mostly Mozart” at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Bellefonte Area High School auditorium, 830 E. Bishop St. [Read More]
Bellefonte Art Museum Features Western Theme for Centre County Reads Kick-Off Bellefonte Art Museum Features Western Theme for Centre County Reads Kick-Off
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The Bellefonte Art Museum will host a Centre County Reads kick-off event celebrating Stacey Lee’s Under a Painted Sky from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. [Read More]
Downtown Summer Music Festival Gets New Name, Headlining Act for 2017 Downtown Summer Music Festival Gets New Name, Headlining Act for 2017
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Centre County Community Continues to Rally Behind Transplant Recipient Centre County Community Continues to Rally Behind Transplant Recipient
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Happy Friday, Happy Valley! This weekend in the State College area brings THON, along with a host of other activities. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dissecting the 50/50 Ball Now That Chris Godwin is Gone
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Natural Food Store to Close After 29 Years in Business Natural Food Store to Close After 29 Years in Business
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
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Summer Youth Fair Set for Saturday Summer Youth Fair Set for Saturday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College Area School District will help local families make plans for those warmer months ahead with its annual Summer Youth Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Nittany Middle School, 656 Brandywine Drive. [Read More]
What's on My Plate? What's on My Plate?
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Samantha Chavanic, Town&Gown
Children are always watching, especially in their earliest years. They learn by observing their parents — processing and copying sounds and behaviors. They become miniature mimes — mimicking the words they hear, the gestures they see, and even the food choices their parents make. [Read More]
University Libraries to Produce THON-Related Exhibits, Live ‘Final Four’ Viewing University Libraries to Produce THON-Related Exhibits, Live ‘Final Four’ Viewing
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20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Andy Elder
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TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 17-19 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 17-19
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Happy Friday, Happy Valley! This weekend in the State College area brings THON, along with a host of other activities. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dissecting the 50/50 Ball Now That Chris Godwin is Gone
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“We like to say there’s no such thing as a 50/50 ball,” says Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. “It’s a 100 ball. When the ball’s in the air, it’s ours.” [Read More]
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4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
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Kids Show Their Competitive Side at THON Athlete Hour
Photos
Kids Show Their Competitive Side at THON Athlete Hour
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Oyoma Asinor
While the dancing continued inside the Bryce Jordan Center, Four Diamonds children and families flocked to the Sarni Tennis Center to meet student-athletes and play games during THON's Athlete Hour on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey Visit THON Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey Visit THON
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
THON 2017 saw a few more high-profile visitors to the Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Central PA Avengers Make Appearance at THON Central PA Avengers Make Appearance at THON
1 day ago - StateCollege.com
Four Diamonds families and dancers were treated to a super-powered visit at the BJC when six cosplayers from Central PA Avengers dressed as Catwoman, Spider-Gwen, Mystique, Doctor Strange, and Captain America made an appearance. [Read More]
Learn the THON 2017 Line Dance
Video
Learn the THON 2017 Line Dance
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Though tens of thousands take to the Bryce Jordan Center every year to dance for a cure, no two weekends are the same. This is due in part to the line dance, an annual tradition which is different every year. [Read More]
Organization's Banner at THON honors Timothy Piazza Organization's Banner at THON honors Timothy Piazza
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Cines
Tucked up on the second deck railing in front of section 216 at the Bryce Jordan Center, the special interest THON organization AYUDA is remembering the life of Timothy Piazza with a “For Tim” banner. Piazza died earlier this month from injuries suffered after falling down the steps in the Beta [Read More]
THON Dancer and Cancer Survivor Embodies 'Igniting Hope Within' THON Dancer and Cancer Survivor Embodies 'Igniting Hope Within'
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
Ryan Clark is just one of the 703 dancers on the floor at THON 2017, but only a few of his fellow dancers in the Bryce Jordan Center share his personal experience and commitment to the cause. Clark is both a dancer for the Boulevard organization and a THON Finance Committee member, but the rarity of [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Third Period Pushes Minnesota Past Penn State 6-3 Penn State Hockey: Third Period Pushes Minnesota Past Penn State 6-3
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell 6-3 on Friday night despite a strong first period as Minnesota made the most of its late chances to push past the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Joe Jonas and DNCE Give Surprise Performance at THON Joe Jonas and DNCE Give Surprise Performance at THON
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
THON got an early surprise on Friday night when just before 8 p.m., the lights dimmed and Joe Jonas (of Jonas Brothers fame) and his band DNCE took the stage for a thrilling performance. [Read More]
THON 2017 Kicks Off at the Bryce Jordan Center
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THON 2017 Kicks Off at the Bryce Jordan Center
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The 46 hours of THON got under way at the Bryce Jordan Center Friday night, with more than 700 dancers joined by thousands more student volunteers, Four Diamonds Fund families and supporters who were rapidly filling in the seats throughout the arena. [Read More]
WATCH: THON 2017 Live Stream
Video
WATCH: THON 2017 Live Stream
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
THON 2017 begins at 6 p.m. Friday and continues until 4 p.m. on Sunday. Watch throughout the weekend on the live stream. [Read More]
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Dan Nestlerode

Much Ado About Everything

Change is here and we need to adapt and recommit to those things that are dear to us. It is time for critical thinking and careful consideration.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Dissecting the 50/50 Ball Now That Chris Godwin is Gone

“We like to say there’s no such thing as a 50/50 ball,” says Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. “It’s a 100 ball. When the ball’s in the air, it’s ours.”

The Detox Is Over. Let the Detox Begin.Russell Frank

Imagine: At 24 days, Michael Flynn’s tenure as national security adviser was shorter than my detox diet. Who’s next? Having survived without bread, coffee, alcohol, etc., I’m totally ready to go no-Conway, no-Pruitt, no-Perry, no-Puzder.

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