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HackPSU Winner Creates Flying Robots That Can Find Your Cell Phone

HackPSU Winner Creates Flying Robots That Can Find Your Cell Phone

- Zach Berger

"I've been working with flying robots for a long time. Obviously losing things is a big problem, so we had a concept where a flying robot could locate them," Garimella says. "We thought about how we can use this innovative technology and leverage it into a real world application."


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Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
In January 2017, the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins franchises, we might just have the chance to see the two teams face off at Beaver Stadium. The outdoor game at Penn State has mostly been nothing but speculation until this point. [Read More]
Nonprofit Accepting Applications for Free 'Rock Group' Program for Teenagers Nonprofit Accepting Applications for Free 'Rock Group' Program for Teenagers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff, Gazette Staff
"Young musicians need an outlet for musical expression. Sounds provides one of the only venues in State College where teens can perform," Price says. "I never had guidance from an older musician growing up and my goal is to help students by providing my experience as a learning tool for them." [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
While there are punters and kick/punt returners to worry about, the most noteworthy battle within the special teams unit falls on one big question: Who can fill Sam Ficken's big shoes? As it currently stands, redshirt freshman Joey Julius and redshirt sophomore Chris Gulla are the main contenders. [Read More]
Smoking Bleacher Motor Prompts Evacuation at State High Smoking Bleacher Motor Prompts Evacuation at State High
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
A bleacher motor in the school's North Building gymnasium began sparking and smoking at around 3 p.m., according to a news release from the school district. Administrators evacuated approximately 150 students in attendance at the basketball game. [Read More]
Happy Valley's Got Talent Promises Entertainment for Good Cause Happy Valley's Got Talent Promises Entertainment for Good Cause
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Two entertaining performances (2 p.m. matinee and 7 p.m. finals) will be held at The State Theatre in State College — the finalists range from an a capella group, to vocal performances and instrumentalists. [Read More]
Borough Establishes License Fee For Owners of Student Homes Borough Establishes License Fee For Owners of Student Homes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The newly-initiated Student Licensing Fee will need to be paid by all owners of properties designated as student homes. "When the ordinance was drafted, we took into consideration that existing homes wouldn't have to pay the fee," planning director Ed LeClear says. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour has a lot on her plate. Balancing the department's financials, finding the resources to run a 31 team athletic program and continue to keep the ship above water. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Thursday night he took his very first shift of what he hopes to be a long NHL career. And across from him in a Florida Panthers' uniform, one of the NHL's all-time greats, Jaromir Jagr. [Read More]
Penn State Pride Week Pushes Social Boundries as Part of Larger Struggle Penn State Pride Week Pushes Social Boundries as Part of Larger Struggle
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Love says public displays of LGBTQ pride push social envelopes and make some people uncomfortable – but that’s precisely the point. “It’s up to us to constantly push the limits of what it means to be queer and what it means to be normal. That’s part of why we have these celebrations.” [Read More]
Alumni Association Concedes Legal Battle, Allows Additional Candidates On Ballot Alumni Association Concedes Legal Battle, Allows Additional Candidates On Ballot
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zach Berger
"It is not in the interests of the Association or its Members to engage in a legal battle over the petition process.” The Alumni Association is now considering amendments to its bylaws that will clarify the Nominating Committee’s power to review and approve all potential candidates. [Read More]

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Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
In January 2017, the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins franchises, we might just have the chance to see the two teams face off at Beaver Stadium. The outdoor game at Penn State has mostly been nothing but speculation until this point. [Read More]
Nonprofit Accepting Applications for Free 'Rock Group' Program for Teenagers Nonprofit Accepting Applications for Free 'Rock Group' Program for Teenagers
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff, Gazette Staff
"Young musicians need an outlet for musical expression. Sounds provides one of the only venues in State College where teens can perform," Price says. "I never had guidance from an older musician growing up and my goal is to help students by providing my experience as a learning tool for them." [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
While there are punters and kick/punt returners to worry about, the most noteworthy battle within the special teams unit falls on one big question: Who can fill Sam Ficken's big shoes? As it currently stands, redshirt freshman Joey Julius and redshirt sophomore Chris Gulla are the main contenders. [Read More]
Smoking Bleacher Motor Prompts Evacuation at State High Smoking Bleacher Motor Prompts Evacuation at State High
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
A bleacher motor in the school's North Building gymnasium began sparking and smoking at around 3 p.m., according to a news release from the school district. Administrators evacuated approximately 150 students in attendance at the basketball game. [Read More]
Happy Valley's Got Talent Promises Entertainment for Good Cause Happy Valley's Got Talent Promises Entertainment for Good Cause
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Two entertaining performances (2 p.m. matinee and 7 p.m. finals) will be held at The State Theatre in State College — the finalists range from an a capella group, to vocal performances and instrumentalists. [Read More]
Borough Establishes License Fee For Owners of Student Homes Borough Establishes License Fee For Owners of Student Homes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The newly-initiated Student Licensing Fee will need to be paid by all owners of properties designated as student homes. "When the ordinance was drafted, we took into consideration that existing homes wouldn't have to pay the fee," planning director Ed LeClear says. [Read More]
Penn State Pride Week Pushes Social Boundries as Part of Larger Struggle Penn State Pride Week Pushes Social Boundries as Part of Larger Struggle
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Love says public displays of LGBTQ pride push social envelopes and make some people uncomfortable – but that’s precisely the point. “It’s up to us to constantly push the limits of what it means to be queer and what it means to be normal. That’s part of why we have these celebrations.” [Read More]
Damon's Grill Replaced by New LettermanS Restaurant Damon's Grill Replaced by New LettermanS Restaurant
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Gregg Kohlhepp
The staple of the LettermanS menu will be its traditional BBQ as well as a new hand-pounded burger menu. The establishment will continue to be available for catering events on and off site and to offer the popular game-day pick-up and delivery options. [Read More]
Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Hundreds of these individualized design have already been implemented in countries like Kenya, Sierra Leone and Mozambique.“We’re building self-sustaining enterprises that help some of the poorest people in the world,” Mehta says. [Read More]
Judges' Lawsuits Against Centre County Unsealed Judges' Lawsuits Against Centre County Unsealed
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Because the County has not respected the fact that the case was filed under seal...the public has relieved incomplete information about the nature of the case," the motion to unseal reads. [Read More]

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Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
In January 2017, the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins franchises, we might just have the chance to see the two teams face off at Beaver Stadium. The outdoor game at Penn State has mostly been nothing but speculation until this point. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
While there are punters and kick/punt returners to worry about, the most noteworthy battle within the special teams unit falls on one big question: Who can fill Sam Ficken's big shoes? As it currently stands, redshirt freshman Joey Julius and redshirt sophomore Chris Gulla are the main contenders. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour has a lot on her plate. Balancing the department's financials, finding the resources to run a 31 team athletic program and continue to keep the ship above water. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Thursday night he took his very first shift of what he hopes to be a long NHL career. And across from him in a Florida Panthers' uniform, one of the NHL's all-time greats, Jaromir Jagr. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
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Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Time waits for no man. But it does allow Penn State's head football coach to ride shotgun. Says James Franklin: “That’s one of the things I think we’re doing a better job of now -- protecting my time.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a few years off the schedule and a return last season the ever popular Blue-White weekend player autograph session will again be a part of festivities next month. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That's not an easy thing to do," Barbour said in her office this week. "To really analyze and understand the programs." [Read More]
Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition Blue Sapphire Rachel Reiss To Compete In World Competition
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
Anyone who's seen Rachel Reiss gracefully manipulate her baton with the Penn State Blue Band has felt a distinct sense of awe -- and Reiss is taking that sense of awe abroad. [Read More]
Blue-White Game Countdown / 23 Days: Gaines Departure Noteworthy Even If Loss Is Not Blue-White Game Countdown / 23 Days: Gaines Departure Noteworthy Even If Loss Is Not
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has depth on the roster again, so not every loss is a huge one for the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The Books, The Stipends And The TV Deals Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The Books, The Stipends And The TV Deals
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
We don't get to decide if it's worth the price of a ticket for a fan, the fan decides that. So we've got to create value. Our number one priority is to create this world class student athlete experience but in order to do that we have to have resources and be able to create resources, so how do w [Read More]

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Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL Flyers To Officially Pitch Beaver Stadium Game vs. Penguins To NHL
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Doug Leeson
In January 2017, the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins franchises, we might just have the chance to see the two teams face off at Beaver Stadium. The outdoor game at Penn State has mostly been nothing but speculation until this point. [Read More]
Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview Penn State Football: As Blue White Game Draws Close, A Special Teams Preview
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
While there are punters and kick/punt returners to worry about, the most noteworthy battle within the special teams unit falls on one big question: Who can fill Sam Ficken's big shoes? As it currently stands, redshirt freshman Joey Julius and redshirt sophomore Chris Gulla are the main contenders. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: James Franklin, The Arms Race, Spending To Spend
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour has a lot on her plate. Balancing the department's financials, finding the resources to run a 31 team athletic program and continue to keep the ship above water. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut Penn State Hockey: Casey Bailey Puts Up Solid Effort In NHL Debut
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
On Thursday night he took his very first shift of what he hopes to be a long NHL career. And across from him in a Florida Panthers' uniform, one of the NHL's all-time greats, Jaromir Jagr. [Read More]
Penn State Pride Week Pushes Social Boundries as Part of Larger Struggle Penn State Pride Week Pushes Social Boundries as Part of Larger Struggle
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Love says public displays of LGBTQ pride push social envelopes and make some people uncomfortable – but that’s precisely the point. “It’s up to us to constantly push the limits of what it means to be queer and what it means to be normal. That’s part of why we have these celebrations.” [Read More]
Alumni Association Concedes Legal Battle, Allows Additional Candidates On Ballot Alumni Association Concedes Legal Battle, Allows Additional Candidates On Ballot
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zach Berger
"It is not in the interests of the Association or its Members to engage in a legal battle over the petition process.” The Alumni Association is now considering amendments to its bylaws that will clarify the Nominating Committee’s power to review and approve all potential candidates. [Read More]
Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World Building a Better Greenhouse to Grow a Better World
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Hundreds of these individualized design have already been implemented in countries like Kenya, Sierra Leone and Mozambique.“We’re building self-sustaining enterprises that help some of the poorest people in the world,” Mehta says. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
Column
Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Time waits for no man. But it does allow Penn State's head football coach to ride shotgun. Says James Franklin: “That’s one of the things I think we’re doing a better job of now -- protecting my time.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend Penn State Football: Autograph Session Returns Again For Blue White Weekend
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
After a few years off the schedule and a return last season the ever popular Blue-White weekend player autograph session will again be a part of festivities next month. [Read More]
Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions Exclusive Conversation With Penn State AD Sandy Barbour: The BJC, Basketball Support And Extensions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"That's not an easy thing to do," Barbour said in her office this week. "To really analyze and understand the programs." [Read More]
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Riding the Wave, Avoiding a Wipeout

Diversification may not provide much safety in a major market downturn as all asset classes tend to decline together. The situation is so dire that the fear of running out of money in retirement trumps all other fears for many Americans. So what is an investor to do as the stock market surges ahead?

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James Franklin

Time waits for no man. But it does allow Penn State's head football coach to ride shotgun. Says James Franklin: “That’s one of the things I think we’re doing a better job of now -- protecting my time.”

Culture War an Unfair Attack?Jay Paterno

With many high profile criminal stories that emerge, society seems to want to investigate not only the alleged perpetrator, but also the culture of the group to which the perpetrator belongs. Let's face the fact that in every group there are bad people who do bad or stupid things of their own accor

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