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Penn State Makes Recommendations to Combat 'Incredible' Problem of Sexual Assault

Penn State Makes Recommendations to Combat 'Incredible' Problem of Sexual Assault

- Michael Martin Garrett

“This will require a lot of work toward implementation, and this won’t happen overnight,” Sims says. “We’re trying to create a culture here at Penn State that says, ‘we refuse to tolerate this kind of behavior,” and we’re going to do all we can in all the right ways.”


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Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29 Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?
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Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
As easily as Twitter can help get important, if abbreviated, 140 character messages out in real time, it also allows users to make major missteps in an instant. As Lincoln famously said, "It is better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58 Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball put together a complete team game on Wednesday night to beat Minnesota 63-58 thanks to nine different scorers. [Read More]
Court Documents Link Reported Jail House Murder Plot to District Attorney's Alleged Forgery Court Documents Link Reported Jail House Murder Plot to District Attorney's Alleged Forgery
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Parks Miller further decided that an order modifying bail would have to appear to the Prothonotary to be a genuine court order so that the Prothonotary would accept it as a genuine part of the court record," the affidavit reads. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Stats have always been a part of sports. They've always been a part of coaching. They verify your success and give your struggles a tangible value. [Read More]
Boalsburg Fire Company Pushed to Limits by Daring Horse Rescure Boalsburg Fire Company Pushed to Limits by Daring Horse Rescure
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We got everyone together to bring ideas and suggestions for what to do,” Winter says. “In a situation like that, you have to improvise and use what’s available to you.” They took inventory of what they had around them: wooden pallets, plywood planks, screws. [Read More]
It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons
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It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
When I asked my daughter why she enjoys playing with swords, she replied, "It's cool that you can use a sword when you're only 6-years-old." Just like it's cool to use a pretend stethoscope or a plastic Swiss army knife. [Read More]
Old Stew and Bad Discipline, Cockroaches and Chocolate Milk
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Old Stew and Bad Discipline, Cockroaches and Chocolate Milk
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The cockroaches loved my system. I would turn on the kitchen light and feel like a parent who had come back early from a weekend away and found his teenager having a party so out of control that the cops responding to the noise complaint were waiting for backup before barging in. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While Ficken may not need to impress with his 40-yard dash and ability to bench press, the invitation will likely raise his stock with NFL teams. ESPN recently rated Ficken as the top kicking prospect in this year's draft. [Read More]
Nittany Mall Working to Appeal to Bigger Audience, New Fitness Store in the Works Nittany Mall Working to Appeal to Bigger Audience, New Fitness Store in the Works
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We’re trying to create an eclectic group of stores that people in this area want to shop at,” Welch says. “It’s important to appeal to Penn State students and the 20-somethings, but we have young parents and older citizens that we want to serve just as well.” [Read More]

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Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?
Column
Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
As easily as Twitter can help get important, if abbreviated, 140 character messages out in real time, it also allows users to make major missteps in an instant. As Lincoln famously said, "It is better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt." [Read More]
Court Documents Link Reported Jail House Murder Plot to District Attorney's Alleged Forgery Court Documents Link Reported Jail House Murder Plot to District Attorney's Alleged Forgery
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Parks Miller further decided that an order modifying bail would have to appear to the Prothonotary to be a genuine court order so that the Prothonotary would accept it as a genuine part of the court record," the affidavit reads. [Read More]
Boalsburg Fire Company Pushed to Limits by Daring Horse Rescure Boalsburg Fire Company Pushed to Limits by Daring Horse Rescure
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We got everyone together to bring ideas and suggestions for what to do,” Winter says. “In a situation like that, you have to improvise and use what’s available to you.” They took inventory of what they had around them: wooden pallets, plywood planks, screws. [Read More]
It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons
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It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michele Marchetti
When I asked my daughter why she enjoys playing with swords, she replied, "It's cool that you can use a sword when you're only 6-years-old." Just like it's cool to use a pretend stethoscope or a plastic Swiss army knife. [Read More]
Stacy Parks Miller Accuses Centre County Commissioners of Conspiracy, Retaliation Stacy Parks Miller Accuses Centre County Commissioners of Conspiracy, Retaliation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“When we’re brought serious allegations of wrongdoing, we can’t just sit idly by and do nothing,” Exarchos says. “… Besides, what do these claims have to do with the allegations against the District Attorney? This seems like an attempt to change the conversation.” [Read More]
The IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon: What If There Were No Greeks?
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The IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon: What If There Were No Greeks?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
As the money raised for THON grows, so does the amount raised by the Greeks. In 2013 the top ten Greek organization pairs raised almost $2 million for THON. That money comes from somewhere. [Read More]
School Board Votes to Save $13.6 Million on High School Project School Board Votes to Save $13.6 Million on High School Project
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The board members were markedly split when discussing the two options. Board president Amber Concepcion voiced support for the 25-year financing term, which costs $13.6 million less than its alternative. [Read More]
While You Were Sleeping: Snow Plows Work All Day & All Night
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While You Were Sleeping: Snow Plows Work All Day & All Night
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Monday's big snow storm created some big headaches for drivers across the our area. A dozen snow plows worked around the clock to clear streets in State College Borough. In our video, veteran snow plow operator Tim Palmer takes us behind the scenes and shows us how it's done. [Read More]
Centre County Officials, Bellfonte Police Move Forward With Investigation of DA Forgery Allegations Centre County Officials, Bellfonte Police Move Forward With Investigation of DA Forgery Allegations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"We are working tirelessly to get to be fair and get to the truth of this," Dershem says. "As a lifelong resident of this county, I expect our criminal justice system to be beyond reproach. Everyone should expect to be treated fairly." [Read More]
Winter Storm Creates Treacherous Travel Conditions
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Winter Storm Creates Treacherous Travel Conditions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Be careful getting around on Monday. The snow that began falling overnight is expected to continue until Tuesday morning, and area roads will be slippery for quite awhile. As of 11 a.m. all major roads and secondary roads are snow covered. Check out our video and see for yourself. [Read More]

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Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29 Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58 Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball put together a complete team game on Wednesday night to beat Minnesota 63-58 thanks to nine different scorers. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Stats have always been a part of sports. They've always been a part of coaching. They verify your success and give your struggles a tangible value. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While Ficken may not need to impress with his 40-yard dash and ability to bench press, the invitation will likely raise his stock with NFL teams. ESPN recently rated Ficken as the top kicking prospect in this year's draft. [Read More]
PennState Football: Lynn Joins Buffalo Coaching Staff PennState Football: Lynn Joins Buffalo Coaching Staff
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans might just recognize a new face on the Buffalo Bills sideline this upcoming season as new head coach Rex Ryan hired former Nittany Lion D’Anton Lynn as a defensive assistant. The Bill announced a six man staff hire late Monday evening. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, January 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, January 27
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Domination Of In State Recruiting Continues With Latest Commit Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Domination Of In State Recruiting Continues With Latest Commit
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has made the claim since his first day on the job that he and his staff would work to dominate the state of Pennsylvania as it pertained to recruiting. So far he has delivered. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two Weekend Commits Cap Off Recruiting Frenzy Penn State Football: Two Weekend Commits Cap Off Recruiting Frenzy
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A weekend packed full of recruiting visits and tours of Penn State's campus ended with two verbal commitments for James Franklin and his staff this past weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Falls at Home to Top-Ranked Minnesota 17-16 Penn State Wrestling Falls at Home to Top-Ranked Minnesota 17-16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Alex Robinson
On Jan. 30, 2011, the Penn State wrestling team dropped a home dual meet to the Iowa Hawkeyes. The Nittany Lions had been undefeated in the friendly confines of Rec Hall ever since. It took nearly four years to the day, but that streak is finally over. [Read More]
Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
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Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Senior Bowl scouting assistant and PSU graduate Patrick Woo has spent the past half-year traveling the country to watch college football's top seniors. Here's what he sees in a quarter of Nittany Lions who were in Mobile, Ala., last week for the game. [Read More]

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Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29 Penn State State College News And Features: Thursday, January 29
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58 Penn State Basketball: Depth Shines As Nittany Lions Get Past Minnesota 63-58
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball put together a complete team game on Wednesday night to beat Minnesota 63-58 thanks to nine different scorers. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats Penn State Basketball: Chambers Happy Keeping His Own Stats
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Stats have always been a part of sports. They've always been a part of coaching. They verify your success and give your struggles a tangible value. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites Penn State Football: Ficken And Smith Accept NFL Combine Invites
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While Ficken may not need to impress with his 40-yard dash and ability to bench press, the invitation will likely raise his stock with NFL teams. ESPN recently rated Ficken as the top kicking prospect in this year's draft. [Read More]
PennState Football: Lynn Joins Buffalo Coaching Staff PennState Football: Lynn Joins Buffalo Coaching Staff
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans might just recognize a new face on the Buffalo Bills sideline this upcoming season as new head coach Rex Ryan hired former Nittany Lion D’Anton Lynn as a defensive assistant. The Bill announced a six man staff hire late Monday evening. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, January 27 Penn State, State College Noon News And Features: Tuesday, January 27
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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]
The IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon: What If There Were No Greeks?
Column
The IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon: What If There Were No Greeks?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
As the money raised for THON grows, so does the amount raised by the Greeks. In 2013 the top ten Greek organization pairs raised almost $2 million for THON. That money comes from somewhere. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Domination Of In State Recruiting Continues With Latest Commit Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Domination Of In State Recruiting Continues With Latest Commit
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
James Franklin has made the claim since his first day on the job that he and his staff would work to dominate the state of Pennsylvania as it pertained to recruiting. So far he has delivered. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Two Weekend Commits Cap Off Recruiting Frenzy Penn State Football: Two Weekend Commits Cap Off Recruiting Frenzy
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A weekend packed full of recruiting visits and tours of Penn State's campus ended with two verbal commitments for James Franklin and his staff this past weekend. [Read More]
Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
Column
Smith & Amos Wow Woo from Penn State at Senior Bowl
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Senior Bowl scouting assistant and PSU graduate Patrick Woo has spent the past half-year traveling the country to watch college football's top seniors. Here's what he sees in a quarter of Nittany Lions who were in Mobile, Ala., last week for the game. [Read More]
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Jay Paterno

Abraham Lincoln on Social Media?

As easily as Twitter can help get important, if abbreviated, 140 character messages out in real time, it also allows users to make major missteps in an instant. As Lincoln famously said, "It is better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt."

Michele Marchetti

It Just Isn't Arts Fest Without Weapons

When I asked my daughter why she enjoys playing with swords, she replied, "It's cool that you can use a sword when you're only 6-years-old." Just like it's cool to use a pretend stethoscope or a plastic Swiss army knife.

Old Stew and Bad Discipline, Cockroaches and Chocolate MilkRussell Frank

The cockroaches loved my system. I would turn on the kitchen light and feel like a parent who had come back early from a weekend away and found his teenager having a party so out of control that the cops responding to the noise complaint were waiting for backup before barging in.

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