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Penn State Planning 'Significant Change' for Greek Life in Wake of Student's Death

Penn State Planning 'Significant Change' for Greek Life in Wake of Student's Death

- Geoff Rushton

Penn State's Board of Trustees and university administrators will hold a special meeting on June 2 to consider a comprehensive set of recommendations for significant changes to fraternity and sorority life.


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Police Say Man Assaulted Stranger in Line for Tacos Police Say Man Assaulted Stranger in Line for Tacos
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A State College man is facing charges after allegedly head-butting and punching a stranger who was standing in line outside a downtown restaurant. [Read More]
Man Faces Assault Charge After Allegedly Throwing Metal Post Man Faces Assault Charge After Allegedly Throwing Metal Post
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Police say a man who was denied entry to a State College bar threw a metal post down the stairs, striking and injuring another man. [Read More]
Practice What We Teach: Supporting Positive Behavior in Our Schools Practice What We Teach: Supporting Positive Behavior in Our Schools
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Dirsmith, Sarah Rochette
The primary goal of our educational system is to help children develop academic, social and life skills. Many social and behavioral factors, such as lack of proactive behavior management, can stand in the way of reaching this goal. In fact, managing problematic behaviors can be one of the greatest c [Read More]
Holderman to be Honored at Summer Music Picnic Series Opener Holderman to be Honored at Summer Music Picnic Series Opener
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The 28th season of South Hills School of Business and Technology's Summer Music Picnic Series debuts Sunday, June 4, on the lawn of the school. The late Grace Holderman, one of the Summer Music Picnic Series’ first performers, will be honored during the evening. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Lacrosse Tops Princeton, Punches Ticket to Final Four Penn State Women's Lacrosse Tops Princeton, Punches Ticket to Final Four
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Penn State women’s lacrosse (17-3) is heading to its second straight NCAA semifinals after a 14-12 win over Princeton Sunday at Penn State Lacrosse Field. [Read More]
Erika Spilker a Leader in Resurgence Of Penn State Women’s Lacrosse Erika Spilker a Leader in Resurgence Of Penn State Women’s Lacrosse
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
The senior defender out of Severna Park, Md., holds the rare distinction of serving as a three-year captain for the Nittany Lions, who host Princeton Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Elite Eight. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From Nittany Lion and one of the best recruits to ever sign with Penn State is back on campus. Justin King, a standout two-way player from 2005-2007, returned to his alma mater this week as an assistant recruiting coordinator. [Read More]
Schlow Library Continues Anniversary Celebration Events Schlow Library Continues Anniversary Celebration Events
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Schlow Centre Region Library will continue its 60th anniversary celebration with a weekend full of events June 2 and 3. [Read More]
WPSU to Host 'Taste of Innovation' WPSU to Host 'Taste of Innovation'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
An afternoon of local food, beverages and family events is set for Saturday to support WPSU-FM. [Read More]
Beta Theta Pi Wants Court to Hold Parks Miller in Contempt Beta Theta Pi Wants Court to Hold Parks Miller in Contempt
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Attorneys for the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Theta Pi fraternity filed a motion Friday requesting that the Centre County Court of Common Pleas hold District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller in contempt. [Read More]

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Holderman to be Honored at Summer Music Picnic Series Opener Holderman to be Honored at Summer Music Picnic Series Opener
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The 28th season of South Hills School of Business and Technology's Summer Music Picnic Series debuts Sunday, June 4, on the lawn of the school. The late Grace Holderman, one of the Summer Music Picnic Series’ first performers, will be honored during the evening. [Read More]
Schlow Library Continues Anniversary Celebration Events Schlow Library Continues Anniversary Celebration Events
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Schlow Centre Region Library will continue its 60th anniversary celebration with a weekend full of events June 2 and 3. [Read More]
WPSU to Host 'Taste of Innovation' WPSU to Host 'Taste of Innovation'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
An afternoon of local food, beverages and family events is set for Saturday to support WPSU-FM. [Read More]
Registration Opens, Schedule Announced for New Centred Outdoors Program Registration Opens, Schedule Announced for New Centred Outdoors Program
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Registration for Centred Outdoors, which will offer free guided adventures at nine outdoor destinations around Centre County this summer, is now open, ClearWater Conservancy and partnering organizations announced on Friday. [Read More]
CRPR to Celebrate Kids to Parks Day CRPR to Celebrate Kids to Parks Day
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
For the seventh year, the National Parks Trust has organized Kids to Parks Day on Saturday, a national day of outdoor play encouraging children to be active and appreciate nature while enjoying parks around the country. Locally, Centre Region Parks and Recreation will once again celebrate the day, w [Read More]
Local Startup Is Growing a Business by Growing Healthier, More Sustainable Turf Local Startup Is Growing a Business by Growing Healthier, More Sustainable Turf
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Hunter Swisher is growing a business while helping grass and plants grow in a healthier and more sustainable way. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics in Da Burgh
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Penn State Athletics in Da Burgh
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
May 10 was a busy time for Penn Staters in Western Pennsylvania. The Coaches Caravan featuring head football coach James Franklin was held at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, while the Nittany Lion baseball team took on an old rival in the West Virginia Mountaineers at PNC Park, h [Read More]
Ad Club Hosts Award Ceremony, Announces Free Branding Update for Local Nonprofit Ad Club Hosts Award Ceremony, Announces Free Branding Update for Local Nonprofit
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Central Pennsylvania Creative Professionals, known as [CP]2, hosted on Saturday its annual award ceremony honoring excellence in advertising, design and marketing created in Central Pennsylvania. The group also announced the State College nonprofit Taproot Kitchen as this year’s Brand[Aid] recipie [Read More]
State College Borough Council Moves HARB Discussion Forward State College Borough Council Moves HARB Discussion Forward
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Borough Council on Monday voted to move forward with discussions and planning for the possible creation of a Historical Architecture Review Board (HARB) and Local Historic Districts. [Read More]
'Science on Tap' to Discuss Genetic Science and Medical Cures 'Science on Tap' to Discuss Genetic Science and Medical Cures
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
When, or if, genetic science will lead to medical cures will be the topic of a discussion led by Penn State researcher Kenneth Weiss at 7 p.m. today at Liberty Craft House as part of the Science on Tap series. [Read More]

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Penn State Women's Lacrosse Tops Princeton, Punches Ticket to Final Four Penn State Women's Lacrosse Tops Princeton, Punches Ticket to Final Four
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
Penn State women’s lacrosse (17-3) is heading to its second straight NCAA semifinals after a 14-12 win over Princeton Sunday at Penn State Lacrosse Field. [Read More]
Erika Spilker a Leader in Resurgence Of Penn State Women’s Lacrosse Erika Spilker a Leader in Resurgence Of Penn State Women’s Lacrosse
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ethan Kasales
The senior defender out of Severna Park, Md., holds the rare distinction of serving as a three-year captain for the Nittany Lions, who host Princeton Sunday at 1 p.m. in the Elite Eight. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From Nittany Lion and one of the best recruits to ever sign with Penn State is back on campus. Justin King, a standout two-way player from 2005-2007, returned to his alma mater this week as an assistant recruiting coordinator. [Read More]
Former Penn State Linebacker Wartman-White Files Lawsuit Against Insurer Former Penn State Linebacker Wartman-White Files Lawsuit Against Insurer
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Former Penn State Linebacker Nyeem Wartman-White has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against an insurer he says has not honored a disability policy he took out in the event he was injured during the 2016 season. [Read More]
Great Expectations: Much Ado About Penn State's Juwan Johnson
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Great Expectations: Much Ado About Penn State's Juwan Johnson
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Juwan Johnson caught the Lion's share of praise this spring among the Penn State receiving corps. Let's not drop the ball when it comes to Saeed Blacknall or DaeSean Hamilton, who have caught 195 passes to Johnson's two. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Nittany Lion Offense Will Still Be Explosive, But Will It Still Be Crazy? Penn State Football: The Nittany Lion Offense Will Still Be Explosive, But Will It Still Be Crazy?
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of the many big picture questions that orbit around the Penn State football program this offseason, none gently tug on the narrative quiet as strongly as the most obvious. Can Penn State do it again? [Read More]
Penn State Athletics in Da Burgh
Column
Penn State Athletics in Da Burgh
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
May 10 was a busy time for Penn Staters in Western Pennsylvania. The Coaches Caravan featuring head football coach James Franklin was held at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, while the Nittany Lion baseball team took on an old rival in the West Virginia Mountaineers at PNC Park, h [Read More]
Penn State Football: Losey Brings Home Strength And Conditioning Honors Penn State Football: Losey Brings Home Strength And Conditioning Honors
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Known for his flowing facial hair Penn State Assistant Director of Performance Enhancement Chuck Losey was named a master strength and conditioning coach (MSCC) by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) last week. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda And Allen Up For IMPACT Trophy Penn State Football: Cabinda And Allen Up For IMPACT Trophy
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The season might be months away but it's never too early for watch lists and that process began this week as senior safety Marcus Allen and senior linebacker Jason Cabinda were named to the Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list. [Read More]
It Looks Like Penn State/Ohio State Will Get FOX Treatment It Looks Like Penn State/Ohio State Will Get FOX Treatment
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Ohio State might just take center stage on FOX this fall. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff Penn State Football: Former Nittany Lion Justin King Back With Program On Staff
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
From Nittany Lion and one of the best recruits to ever sign with Penn State is back on campus. Justin King, a standout two-way player from 2005-2007, returned to his alma mater this week as an assistant recruiting coordinator. [Read More]
Beta Theta Pi Wants Court to Hold Parks Miller in Contempt Beta Theta Pi Wants Court to Hold Parks Miller in Contempt
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Attorneys for the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Theta Pi fraternity filed a motion Friday requesting that the Centre County Court of Common Pleas hold District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller in contempt. [Read More]
Local Startup Is Growing a Business by Growing Healthier, More Sustainable Turf Local Startup Is Growing a Business by Growing Healthier, More Sustainable Turf
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Hunter Swisher is growing a business while helping grass and plants grow in a healthier and more sustainable way. [Read More]
Great Expectations: Much Ado About Penn State's Juwan Johnson
Column
Great Expectations: Much Ado About Penn State's Juwan Johnson
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Juwan Johnson caught the Lion's share of praise this spring among the Penn State receiving corps. Let's not drop the ball when it comes to Saeed Blacknall or DaeSean Hamilton, who have caught 195 passes to Johnson's two. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Nittany Lion Offense Will Still Be Explosive, But Will It Still Be Crazy? Penn State Football: The Nittany Lion Offense Will Still Be Explosive, But Will It Still Be Crazy?
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of the many big picture questions that orbit around the Penn State football program this offseason, none gently tug on the narrative quiet as strongly as the most obvious. Can Penn State do it again? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Losey Brings Home Strength And Conditioning Honors Penn State Football: Losey Brings Home Strength And Conditioning Honors
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Known for his flowing facial hair Penn State Assistant Director of Performance Enhancement Chuck Losey was named a master strength and conditioning coach (MSCC) by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) last week. [Read More]
Beta Theta Pi Brother’s Family, Defense Attorney Speak Out Against Charges Beta Theta Pi Brother’s Family, Defense Attorney Speak Out Against Charges
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Steve Connelly
The family and defense attorney of Michael Bonatucci, one of the Beta Theta Pi brothers charged with aggravated assault and involuntary manslaughter in the death of Timothy Piazza have spoken out about the charges against the 19-year-old freshman. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Cabinda And Allen Up For IMPACT Trophy Penn State Football: Cabinda And Allen Up For IMPACT Trophy
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The season might be months away but it's never too early for watch lists and that process began this week as senior safety Marcus Allen and senior linebacker Jason Cabinda were named to the Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list. [Read More]
Preliminary Hearings Rescheduled for Fraternity Members in Piazza Death Preliminary Hearings Rescheduled for Fraternity Members in Piazza Death
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The preliminary hearings for 18 former members of Beta Theta Pi fraternity facing charges related to the death of Penn State student Timothy Piazza have been rescheduled for June 12. [Read More]
'Science on Tap' to Discuss Genetic Science and Medical Cures 'Science on Tap' to Discuss Genetic Science and Medical Cures
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
When, or if, genetic science will lead to medical cures will be the topic of a discussion led by Penn State researcher Kenneth Weiss at 7 p.m. today at Liberty Craft House as part of the Science on Tap series. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

6 Lessons for Beaver Stadium from the Coaches Caravan

Bigger may not be better, says Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour. “We’re probably going to have to say, ‘No, we‘re not going to do that. What’s the next step back from that?’ ”

Mike Poorman

Great Expectations: Much Ado About Penn State's Juwan Johnson

Juwan Johnson caught the Lion's share of praise this spring among the Penn State receiving corps. Let's not drop the ball when it comes to Saeed Blacknall or DaeSean Hamilton, who have caught 195 passes to Johnson's two.

Penn State Athletics in Da BurghJoe Battista

May 10 was a busy time for Penn Staters in Western Pennsylvania. The Coaches Caravan featuring head football coach James Franklin was held at the Omni William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, while the Nittany Lion baseball team took on an old rival in the West Virginia Mountaineers at PNC Park, h

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