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Barron Condemns Trustees Behind New Lawsuit

Barron Condemns Trustees Behind New Lawsuit

- Michael Martin Garrett

"As you are aware, your last lawsuit was completely unnecessary," the letter reads. "...It is difficult to fathom why you would squander University resources in such a manner."


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Trustee Chairman Attacks Alumni-Elects Over New Lawsuit Trustee Chairman Attacks Alumni-Elects Over New Lawsuit
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Because they have now agreed to keep the information confidential, which they could have easily done instead of suing the university, we will provide the requested information,” board of trustees chairman Keith Masser says. [Read More]
A Lesson You Didn't Learn In Driver's Ed, Now You're Enrolled in Remedial Merging 101
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A Lesson You Didn't Learn In Driver's Ed, Now You're Enrolled in Remedial Merging 101
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Now, I know what you're thinking. I'm a true-blue Pennsylvanian, honorable and fair, and I believe in waiting in line in an orderly manner. As soon as I see the "Right-Lane Closed Ahead" signs I move over into the left lane. And this is the crux of the matter – you shouldn't be doing it. [Read More]
Final Arguments Made in Lawsuit Between Trustees, Alumni Association Final Arguments Made in Lawsuit Between Trustees, Alumni Association
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The four trustees were kept off the ballot and the PSAA publicly explained that sitting university trustees would likely have more influence than regular alumni council members. Then, the PSAA updated its bylaws to include a clause that states university trustees can not serve on council. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Year Two On Caravan Brings New Challenges For Franklin Penn State Football: Year Two On Caravan Brings New Challenges For Franklin
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Because for all of his charm and all of recruiting buzz, Penn State has won 10 or more games only four times since 1997. That's not Franklin's fault, but talk is cheap. Everyone talks, not everyone wins. It's not that anyone doubts if Franklin can win, they just want to see it happen. [Read More]
School District Will Offer Tax Rebates to Elderly, Disabled Residents School District Will Offer Tax Rebates to Elderly, Disabled Residents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I’m troubled by the age requirement, though I do understand the reasoning,” said Laurel Zydney. “But at the same time, this puts in the position of dividing the populace by age when the whole idea is to give relief to those for whom the school taxes are an inordinate burden.” [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Conway Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules Penn State Hockey: Conway Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Conway scored 10 goals and had a total of 26 points during his up and down freshman campaign. The England native became a dependable force on both ends of the ice by the end of the year. [Read More]
Trustees Go to Court Demanding Information On Trustee Selection Process Trustees Go to Court Demanding Information On Trustee Selection Process
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Petitioner Trustees are unable to fairly asses the recommended candidates without access to the Board Nomination Material," the filing reads. "...In addition, the right of a Trustee to cast an informed vote is fundamental and essential to the exercise of his or her fiduciary duty." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Busy As Free Agency Winds Down Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Busy As Free Agency Winds Down
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Not getting drafted is a fine way to start an NFL career, but it does require a lot more patience. The minutes feel like hours, the hours feel like days. When a prospect finally signs with a team for a tryout it's months of preparation finally paying off. [Read More]
Hazardous Waste Collection Nets Tons of Unwanted Chemicals Hazardous Waste Collection Nets Tons of Unwanted Chemicals
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Residents from nearly all of Centre County's 35 municipalities dropped off unwanted chemicals, including pesticides, weed killer, oil-based paint, solvents and more. The CCRRA says more than one mile of linear feet of fluorescent tubes was accepted for recycling. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Assistant Brian Daly Departing Program Penn State Basketball: Assistant Brian Daly Departing Program
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Daly spend four season as a member of the Penn State basketball coaching staff and second serving as an associate head coach. He had previously worked with head coach Patrick Chambers at Boston University prior to taking the job at Penn State. [Read More]

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Trustee Chairman Attacks Alumni-Elects Over New Lawsuit Trustee Chairman Attacks Alumni-Elects Over New Lawsuit
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Because they have now agreed to keep the information confidential, which they could have easily done instead of suing the university, we will provide the requested information,” board of trustees chairman Keith Masser says. [Read More]
A Lesson You Didn't Learn In Driver's Ed, Now You're Enrolled in Remedial Merging 101
Column
A Lesson You Didn't Learn In Driver's Ed, Now You're Enrolled in Remedial Merging 101
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Now, I know what you're thinking. I'm a true-blue Pennsylvanian, honorable and fair, and I believe in waiting in line in an orderly manner. As soon as I see the "Right-Lane Closed Ahead" signs I move over into the left lane. And this is the crux of the matter – you shouldn't be doing it. [Read More]
Final Arguments Made in Lawsuit Between Trustees, Alumni Association Final Arguments Made in Lawsuit Between Trustees, Alumni Association
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The four trustees were kept off the ballot and the PSAA publicly explained that sitting university trustees would likely have more influence than regular alumni council members. Then, the PSAA updated its bylaws to include a clause that states university trustees can not serve on council. [Read More]
School District Will Offer Tax Rebates to Elderly, Disabled Residents School District Will Offer Tax Rebates to Elderly, Disabled Residents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I’m troubled by the age requirement, though I do understand the reasoning,” said Laurel Zydney. “But at the same time, this puts in the position of dividing the populace by age when the whole idea is to give relief to those for whom the school taxes are an inordinate burden.” [Read More]
Trustees Go to Court Demanding Information On Trustee Selection Process Trustees Go to Court Demanding Information On Trustee Selection Process
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Petitioner Trustees are unable to fairly asses the recommended candidates without access to the Board Nomination Material," the filing reads. "...In addition, the right of a Trustee to cast an informed vote is fundamental and essential to the exercise of his or her fiduciary duty." [Read More]
Hazardous Waste Collection Nets Tons of Unwanted Chemicals Hazardous Waste Collection Nets Tons of Unwanted Chemicals
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Residents from nearly all of Centre County's 35 municipalities dropped off unwanted chemicals, including pesticides, weed killer, oil-based paint, solvents and more. The CCRRA says more than one mile of linear feet of fluorescent tubes was accepted for recycling. [Read More]
Through Systematic Leadership, Eric Barron Is Bringing ‘Great Things’ To Penn State Through Systematic Leadership, Eric Barron Is Bringing ‘Great Things’ To Penn State
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Eric Barron would love to tell you all about Penn State’s accomplishments during his first year as president. But there’s a hint of annoyance in his tone. “I don’t get to read about it because when I’m talking about these [accomplishments], it’s ‘But what does Eric think about Sandusky [Read More]
'Centre Gives' To Kick Off 36-Hour Fundraising Marathon For Non-Profits 'Centre Gives' To Kick Off 36-Hour Fundraising Marathon For Non-Profits
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The Centre Foundation brought a 36-hour online fundraising event to the county four years ago. State Theatre development director Chris Rand says Centre Gives is an "exciting and enjoyable fundraising event" that allows non-profits to connect with the community. [Read More]
Habitat for Humanity Walks For Affordable Housing in Centre County Habitat for Humanity Walks For Affordable Housing in Centre County
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"Affordable housing continues to be a hot topic issue," says Jill Redman, the organization's executive director. "Habitat is one of the few organizations that serves these families. The importance of it is that there's really very few opportunities for them." [Read More]
Us Versus Them, Fighting Over Common Ground
Column
Us Versus Them, Fighting Over Common Ground
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
When others are identified as part of "them" it is easier to be critical and to assign negative characteristics, even though we have common ground. Republicans versus Democrats. Liberals versus conservatives. Men against women. Women against men. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Year Two On Caravan Brings New Challenges For Franklin Penn State Football: Year Two On Caravan Brings New Challenges For Franklin
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Because for all of his charm and all of recruiting buzz, Penn State has won 10 or more games only four times since 1997. That's not Franklin's fault, but talk is cheap. Everyone talks, not everyone wins. It's not that anyone doubts if Franklin can win, they just want to see it happen. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Conway Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules Penn State Hockey: Conway Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Conway scored 10 goals and had a total of 26 points during his up and down freshman campaign. The England native became a dependable force on both ends of the ice by the end of the year. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Busy As Free Agency Winds Down Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Busy As Free Agency Winds Down
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Not getting drafted is a fine way to start an NFL career, but it does require a lot more patience. The minutes feel like hours, the hours feel like days. When a prospect finally signs with a team for a tryout it's months of preparation finally paying off. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Assistant Brian Daly Departing Program Penn State Basketball: Assistant Brian Daly Departing Program
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Daly spend four season as a member of the Penn State basketball coaching staff and second serving as an associate head coach. He had previously worked with head coach Patrick Chambers at Boston University prior to taking the job at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Offseason Is Half Over, But The Real Transition Continues
Column
Penn State Football: The Offseason Is Half Over, But The Real Transition Continues
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin has the task of rehabbing the facilities, reemphasizing (but not redoing) the core brand, recruiting much deeper and earlier, refocusing the national media and returning Penn State to seasons of double-digit victories. (The last time that happened? 11-2 in 2009.) [Read More]
Penn State Football: Not To Be Forgotten, Bolden's NFL Dream Comes True Penn State Football: Not To Be Forgotten, Bolden's NFL Dream Comes True
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Coming from my city man I'm so hype for his opportunity," Bolden tweeted. "I get to show what I can do right in my backyard! I'm forever thankful I thank God for this chance." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Free Agent Picture Begins Following Conclusion Of Draft Penn State Football: Free Agent Picture Begins Following Conclusion Of Draft
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Certainly being a drafted NFL player has its benefits, that much is obvious. But when it comes to controlling your future as a player, being a free agent can bring with it certain freedoms. [Read More]
Garth Brooks Takes To Pegula Ice Arena For Special Camp Garth Brooks Takes To Pegula Ice Arena For Special Camp
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a week between the second half his six show stop in State College, country star Garth Brooks used at least some of that time to help with a great cause. [Read More]
Adrian Amos and Jesse James Selected In The NFL Draft Adrian Amos and Jesse James Selected In The NFL Draft
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
Penn State continues to make its presence felt at the 2015 NFL Draft, with two more players coming off the board Saturday afternoon. Safety Adrian Amos was selected No. 142 overall by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round, with tight end Jesse James going to the Steelers at No. 160. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Drafted 34th Overall By Tampa Bay Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Drafted 34th Overall By Tampa Bay
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Donovan Smith made the trip to Chicago earlier this week for the NFL Draft and didn't need to wait long as he was selected 34th overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday night. [Read More]

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Trustee Chairman Attacks Alumni-Elects Over New Lawsuit Trustee Chairman Attacks Alumni-Elects Over New Lawsuit
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Because they have now agreed to keep the information confidential, which they could have easily done instead of suing the university, we will provide the requested information,” board of trustees chairman Keith Masser says. [Read More]
Final Arguments Made in Lawsuit Between Trustees, Alumni Association Final Arguments Made in Lawsuit Between Trustees, Alumni Association
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
The four trustees were kept off the ballot and the PSAA publicly explained that sitting university trustees would likely have more influence than regular alumni council members. Then, the PSAA updated its bylaws to include a clause that states university trustees can not serve on council. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Year Two On Caravan Brings New Challenges For Franklin Penn State Football: Year Two On Caravan Brings New Challenges For Franklin
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Because for all of his charm and all of recruiting buzz, Penn State has won 10 or more games only four times since 1997. That's not Franklin's fault, but talk is cheap. Everyone talks, not everyone wins. It's not that anyone doubts if Franklin can win, they just want to see it happen. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Conway Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules Penn State Hockey: Conway Dismissed For Violation Of Team Rules
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Conway scored 10 goals and had a total of 26 points during his up and down freshman campaign. The England native became a dependable force on both ends of the ice by the end of the year. [Read More]
Trustees Go to Court Demanding Information On Trustee Selection Process Trustees Go to Court Demanding Information On Trustee Selection Process
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Petitioner Trustees are unable to fairly asses the recommended candidates without access to the Board Nomination Material," the filing reads. "...In addition, the right of a Trustee to cast an informed vote is fundamental and essential to the exercise of his or her fiduciary duty." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Busy As Free Agency Winds Down Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Busy As Free Agency Winds Down
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Not getting drafted is a fine way to start an NFL career, but it does require a lot more patience. The minutes feel like hours, the hours feel like days. When a prospect finally signs with a team for a tryout it's months of preparation finally paying off. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Assistant Brian Daly Departing Program Penn State Basketball: Assistant Brian Daly Departing Program
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Daly spend four season as a member of the Penn State basketball coaching staff and second serving as an associate head coach. He had previously worked with head coach Patrick Chambers at Boston University prior to taking the job at Penn State. [Read More]
Through Systematic Leadership, Eric Barron Is Bringing ‘Great Things’ To Penn State Through Systematic Leadership, Eric Barron Is Bringing ‘Great Things’ To Penn State
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Eric Barron would love to tell you all about Penn State’s accomplishments during his first year as president. But there’s a hint of annoyance in his tone. “I don’t get to read about it because when I’m talking about these [accomplishments], it’s ‘But what does Eric think about Sandusky [Read More]
Penn State Football: The Offseason Is Half Over, But The Real Transition Continues
Column
Penn State Football: The Offseason Is Half Over, But The Real Transition Continues
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
James Franklin has the task of rehabbing the facilities, reemphasizing (but not redoing) the core brand, recruiting much deeper and earlier, refocusing the national media and returning Penn State to seasons of double-digit victories. (The last time that happened? 11-2 in 2009.) [Read More]
Penn State Professor Featured on CD Penn State Professor Featured on CD
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Cook has performed to critical acclaim as a soloist in 28 countries and has toured as Artistic Ambassador for the U.S. State Department. At her Carnegie Hall debut, critics admired her “ravishing colors and textures” (New York Concert Review). [Read More]
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John Hook

A Lesson You Didn't Learn In Driver's Ed, Now You're Enrolled in Remedial Merging 101

Now, I know what you're thinking. I'm a true-blue Pennsylvanian, honorable and fair, and I believe in waiting in line in an orderly manner. As soon as I see the "Right-Lane Closed Ahead" signs I move over into the left lane. And this is the crux of the matter – you shouldn't be doing it.

Patty Kleban

Us Versus Them, Fighting Over Common Ground

When others are identified as part of "them" it is easier to be critical and to assign negative characteristics, even though we have common ground. Republicans versus Democrats. Liberals versus conservatives. Men against women. Women against men.

Penn State Football: The Offseason Is Half Over, But The Real Transition ContinuesMike Poorman

James Franklin has the task of rehabbing the facilities, reemphasizing (but not redoing) the core brand, recruiting much deeper and earlier, refocusing the national media and returning Penn State to seasons of double-digit victories. (The last time that happened? 11-2 in 2009.)

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