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Governance Committee Recommends Board of Trustees Reform with Lubrano as Sole Dissenter

Governance Committee Recommends Board of Trustees Reform with Lubrano as Sole Dissenter

- Jennifer Miller

"I had hoped it could be unanimous and I'm an eternal optimist, so I'm hoping by November it can be unanimous by the full board. I think it is a very good compromise," says Committee Chair Keith Eckel.


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Penn State Board of Trustees Set to Meet Thursday and Friday Penn State Board of Trustees Set to Meet Thursday and Friday
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
An attempt to restructure the Penn State Board of Trustees is could be a hot topic in the coming hours. The Governance and Long-Range Planning Committee will continue ongoing discussions about the board's structure and potential ways to modify its membership. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Looking To Tight Ends For Help In Running Game Penn State Football: Franklin Looking To Tight Ends For Help In Running Game
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Everybody gets so caught up in catches and yards, but that really hasn't been our focus," Franklin said on Tuesday. "Our focus with them since the day we arrived on campus was their impact in the running game and that area still needs to improve. I think the offensive line hears a lot about wha [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling to Host Iowa at Bryce Jordan Center Penn State Wrestling to Host Iowa at Bryce Jordan Center
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
The Penn State wrestling team has announced its 2014-15 schedule, and for the second year in a row, a big match in the Bryce Jordan Center highlights the schedule. [Read More]
Ultramarathon to Benefit Cancer Survivors' Association Ultramarathon to Benefit Cancer Survivors' Association
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
This year's ultramarathon will draw world-class runners who will compete for an $11,000 cash prize. Last year's event saw more than 150 participants in the race. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Sept. 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, Sept. 17
1 day 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]
Can Craziness Be Calibrated?
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Can Craziness Be Calibrated?
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
That was exactly how much confidence I had in my own judgment, even when I was hitchhiking from New York to Colorado or experimenting with Schedule 1 drugs or rollicking into Chinatown from Queens so we could split a platter of Crabs Cantonese for $3.25. [Read More]
Penn State Spending on Sandusky Scandal Totals More Than $139 Million Penn State Spending on Sandusky Scandal Totals More Than $139 Million
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Penn State University has released the latest calculations for the cost of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, which is now more than $139.4 million. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Hectic Travel Over, Nittany Lions Face Long Stretch At Home Penn State Football: With Hectic Travel Over, Nittany Lions Face Long Stretch At Home
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But I think the older you get, you realize that it's not always about the schemes. It's about chemistry; it's about morale -- is so important, and a big part of morale is making sure guys are well rested and healthy and fresh and that's physically, as well as mentally." [Read More]
Schultz Asks Court to Order Release of Email Messages Schultz Asks Court to Order Release of Email Messages
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
At issue is a database of more than 20 million e-mails and other electronically stored documents thought to be permanently deleted, but the Attorney General's Office later recovered as part of an internal review of the Sandusky criminal investigation. [Read More]
Police ID Suspect in Killing of Trooper, Seek the Public's Help; Victim a Penn State Grad Police ID Suspect in Killing of Trooper, Seek the Public's Help; Victim a Penn State Grad
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
A $75,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest through Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers. Anyone with information on this crime can call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers at 1-866-326-7256. All callers remain anonymous. [Read More]

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Ultramarathon to Benefit Cancer Survivors' Association Ultramarathon to Benefit Cancer Survivors' Association
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
This year's ultramarathon will draw world-class runners who will compete for an $11,000 cash prize. Last year's event saw more than 150 participants in the race. [Read More]
Penn State Graduate's First Book Shares Story of Lost U.S. Warship Penn State Graduate's First Book Shares Story of Lost U.S. Warship
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
"American Boys" shares the true story of the USS Frank E. Evans, the only U.S. warship lost in the Vietnam War and the ongoing effort to memorialize the 74 men killed in the tragedy that was the Navy's second largest loss of life during that war. [Read More]
Penn State Students Use Technology to Help Boal Museum Reach Community Penn State Students Use Technology to Help Boal Museum Reach Community
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Civil war weapons. Christopher Columbus’ writing desk. A lock of Napoleon’s hair.“We want to make this area into a cultural hotspot, a place people want to come see,” says Pazamickas. “This museum is probably one of the best kept secrets of central Pennsylvania.” [Read More]
Penn State Grad Student Competes on 'Jeopardy!' Penn State Grad Student Competes on 'Jeopardy!'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I’d have my wife read me my questions like Alex Trebek, and I’d click in with a pen to get the feel for using the signaling device,” Cossen says. “It’s very different actually playing the game from what it looks like from home. ... It goes much faster than I ever expected it to.” [Read More]
Renovation Plans for Holmes-Foster Park Move Forward
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Renovation Plans for Holmes-Foster Park Move Forward
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Plans for renovating State College's oldest park are moving forward after a public meeting to discuss potential plans. As we hear from the Centre County Report, some residents have voiced concerns about the future of the Holmes-Foster park. [Read More]
Military Uniforms Bring History to Life Military Uniforms Bring History to Life
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Most people have no idea about the Hessians, or even realize that some Germans fought on the side of the British,” Ed Manning says. “We’ve been of much interest to the history buffs, and of complete bafflement to the public.” [Read More]
Color Run Helps Penn State 'Celebrate Life'
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Color Run Helps Penn State 'Celebrate Life'
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"I think that the name of this place says everything: Happy Valley," Pomales says. "And that's how you feel here - happy." [Read More]
Kids Bug Out Over Great Insect Fair at the Bryce Jordan Center Kids Bug Out Over Great Insect Fair at the Bryce Jordan Center
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“When I felt that butterfly pee on my finger, I made a lifelong enemy,” Schaffner says. [Read More]
Recycling Used Electronic Devices is Heavy Job Recycling Used Electronic Devices is Heavy Job
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
Last year the CCRRA recycled 320 tons of electronic equipment. That's about 640,000 pounds or roughly the weight of 42 elephants. “We have people bring us their stuff a lot,” says Amy Shirf, the CCRRA's education coordinator. [Read More]
'Breweriana' Show Reveals Pennsylvania History 'Breweriana' Show Reveals Pennsylvania History
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“They’re antiques,” Strisofsky says. “It’s hard to find these things anymore. A lot of things like the metal signs went to scrap drives. Collecting these is all about preserving history." [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Franklin Looking To Tight Ends For Help In Running Game Penn State Football: Franklin Looking To Tight Ends For Help In Running Game
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Everybody gets so caught up in catches and yards, but that really hasn't been our focus," Franklin said on Tuesday. "Our focus with them since the day we arrived on campus was their impact in the running game and that area still needs to improve. I think the offensive line hears a lot about wha [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling to Host Iowa at Bryce Jordan Center Penn State Wrestling to Host Iowa at Bryce Jordan Center
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
The Penn State wrestling team has announced its 2014-15 schedule, and for the second year in a row, a big match in the Bryce Jordan Center highlights the schedule. [Read More]
Ultramarathon to Benefit Cancer Survivors' Association Ultramarathon to Benefit Cancer Survivors' Association
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
This year's ultramarathon will draw world-class runners who will compete for an $11,000 cash prize. Last year's event saw more than 150 participants in the race. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Hectic Travel Over, Nittany Lions Face Long Stretch At Home Penn State Football: With Hectic Travel Over, Nittany Lions Face Long Stretch At Home
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But I think the older you get, you realize that it's not always about the schemes. It's about chemistry; it's about morale -- is so important, and a big part of morale is making sure guys are well rested and healthy and fresh and that's physically, as well as mentally." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Red, Yellow, And Green Eligibility Under Franklin Penn State Football: Red, Yellow, And Green Eligibility Under Franklin
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Bright eyed. I love bright eyed guys. What I mean by that are guys who are locked in, attentive, I don't like these sleepy eyed droopy slouching in their seats. We don't allow that and it's a big part of our recruiting as well. We want guys who have a real strong powerful body language. I think [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coming off of a last minute 13-10 victory over Rutgers this past weekend Penn State will play two straight games at home after a whirlwind open to the 2014 season. Head coach James Franklin will take the podium at 12:40 to talk last week's contest and the week ahead for Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Hackenberg Can Eye Big Ten Season Record If Numbers Continue Penn State Football: Hackenberg Can Eye Big Ten Season Record If Numbers Continue
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With three weeks under his belt this season, Hackenebrg has 1,082 yards to his name. That's good enough for sixth best in the nation -- making him the only Big Ten quarterback in the Top 10 (although Illinois' Wes Lunt comes in at No. 11). [Read More]
Ben State Football: As Sanction Era Draws To A Close Even 19-12 Looks Just Fine
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Ben State Football: As Sanction Era Draws To A Close Even 19-12 Looks Just Fine
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State has gone 19-12 since the last time Joe Paterno coached a game for the Nittany Lions. NCAA sanctions slammed the program like a ton of bricks shortly after that 10-7 victory over Illinois. The predictions that followed were all calling for the same future ... [Read More]
Rutgers Apologizes For Poor Fan Behavior Rutgers Apologizes For Poor Fan Behavior
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
After the NSFW actions of some Rutgers fans garnered national attention and photos of fans decked out in “Ped State” shirts wound up in its athletic department’s official photo album, Athletic Director Julie Hermann issued a statement of apology. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Williams And Zettel Pick Up Weekly Honors Penn State Football: Williams And Zettel Pick Up Weekly Honors
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It was a defensive effort for Penn State in last weekend's game against Rutgers and the Big Ten conference and Athlon Sports took notice -- honoring cornerback Trevor Williams and defensive tackle Anthony Zettel. [Read More]

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Penn State Board of Trustees Set to Meet Thursday and Friday Penn State Board of Trustees Set to Meet Thursday and Friday
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
An attempt to restructure the Penn State Board of Trustees is could be a hot topic in the coming hours. The Governance and Long-Range Planning Committee will continue ongoing discussions about the board's structure and potential ways to modify its membership. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Looking To Tight Ends For Help In Running Game Penn State Football: Franklin Looking To Tight Ends For Help In Running Game
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Everybody gets so caught up in catches and yards, but that really hasn't been our focus," Franklin said on Tuesday. "Our focus with them since the day we arrived on campus was their impact in the running game and that area still needs to improve. I think the offensive line hears a lot about wha [Read More]
Penn State Spending on Sandusky Scandal Totals More Than $139 Million Penn State Spending on Sandusky Scandal Totals More Than $139 Million
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Penn State University has released the latest calculations for the cost of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, which is now more than $139.4 million. [Read More]
Penn State Football: With Hectic Travel Over, Nittany Lions Face Long Stretch At Home Penn State Football: With Hectic Travel Over, Nittany Lions Face Long Stretch At Home
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
But I think the older you get, you realize that it's not always about the schemes. It's about chemistry; it's about morale -- is so important, and a big part of morale is making sure guys are well rested and healthy and fresh and that's physically, as well as mentally." [Read More]
Schultz Asks Court to Order Release of Email Messages Schultz Asks Court to Order Release of Email Messages
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
At issue is a database of more than 20 million e-mails and other electronically stored documents thought to be permanently deleted, but the Attorney General's Office later recovered as part of an internal review of the Sandusky criminal investigation. [Read More]
Police ID Suspect in Killing of Trooper, Seek the Public's Help; Victim a Penn State Grad Police ID Suspect in Killing of Trooper, Seek the Public's Help; Victim a Penn State Grad
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
A $75,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest through Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers. Anyone with information on this crime can call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers at 1-866-326-7256. All callers remain anonymous. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Red, Yellow, And Green Eligibility Under Franklin Penn State Football: Red, Yellow, And Green Eligibility Under Franklin
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Bright eyed. I love bright eyed guys. What I mean by that are guys who are locked in, attentive, I don't like these sleepy eyed droopy slouching in their seats. We don't allow that and it's a big part of our recruiting as well. We want guys who have a real strong powerful body language. I think [Read More]
Penn State Graduate's First Book Shares Story of Lost U.S. Warship Penn State Graduate's First Book Shares Story of Lost U.S. Warship
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
"American Boys" shares the true story of the USS Frank E. Evans, the only U.S. warship lost in the Vietnam War and the ongoing effort to memorialize the 74 men killed in the tragedy that was the Navy's second largest loss of life during that war. [Read More]
'Joe Out' Called for UMass Football Game 'Joe Out' Called for UMass Football Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
She admits the name is a bit backwards. "We should not have called it a Joe Out," she says. It should be a Joe In because it was the board of trustees that took Joe out. It's just a take on the White Out, the Blue Out." [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates Penn State Football: James Franklin Press Conference Updates
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Coming off of a last minute 13-10 victory over Rutgers this past weekend Penn State will play two straight games at home after a whirlwind open to the 2014 season. Head coach James Franklin will take the podium at 12:40 to talk last week's contest and the week ahead for Penn State. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

Can Craziness Be Calibrated?

That was exactly how much confidence I had in my own judgment, even when I was hitchhiking from New York to Colorado or experimenting with Schedule 1 drugs or rollicking into Chinatown from Queens so we could split a platter of Crabs Cantonese for $3.25.

Ben Jones

Ben State Football: As Sanction Era Draws To A Close Even 19-12 Looks Just Fine

Penn State has gone 19-12 since the last time Joe Paterno coached a game for the Nittany Lions. NCAA sanctions slammed the program like a ton of bricks shortly after that 10-7 victory over Illinois. The predictions that followed were all calling for the same future ...

Emotion Versus Logic Play Role in Good Decisions (and Bad)Patty Kleban

When the NCAA handed down the sanctions against Penn State, many thought the rush to judgment and the decision to punish the current coaches and athletes was a decision steeped in emotions and devoid of logic.

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