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Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’

Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’

- Mike Poorman

“Hey, how did you guys like that?” James Franklin grinned after a play as he sidled up to 230 inches and 810 pounds of giggling defensive linemen named Anthony Zettel, Garrett Sickels and Carl Nassib.


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'Steps for State' Walking From Old Main to Harrisburg, Advocating for Appropriations 'Steps for State' Walking From Old Main to Harrisburg, Advocating for Appropriations
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
It's not often that supporters walk 114 miles in order to raise awareness for their cause. "We have the second-highest in-state tuition rate in the country behind Pitt, so it’s obviously a problem with Pennsylvania schools and the amount of funding that they get," John Lombardo says. [Read More]
Riding the Wave, Avoiding a Wipeout
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Riding the Wave, Avoiding a Wipeout
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Dan Nestlerode
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? [Read More]
Happy Valley's Got Talent Showcases Local Artists For a Good Cause Happy Valley's Got Talent Showcases Local Artists For a Good Cause
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The Tides Program held its fifth annual Happy Valley's Got Talent fundraiser on Saturday night. "I would call it a privilege to have the opportunity to perform in front of the community. If I can use my voice to touch anyone, I’ll do that," Prime Time division winner Darlene Coulanges says. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
For a team that finished last season ranked first nationally in rush defense (84.8 yards per game) along with 87 tackles for loss and 30 sacks, both top-30 marks nationally, the goal for 2015 will be to maintain that high level of production. For Penn State, that starts with the big guys up front. [Read More]
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
3 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
3 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
3 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]

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'Steps for State' Walking From Old Main to Harrisburg, Advocating for Appropriations 'Steps for State' Walking From Old Main to Harrisburg, Advocating for Appropriations
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
It's not often that supporters walk 114 miles in order to raise awareness for their cause. "We have the second-highest in-state tuition rate in the country behind Pitt, so it’s obviously a problem with Pennsylvania schools and the amount of funding that they get," John Lombardo says. [Read More]
Happy Valley's Got Talent Showcases Local Artists For a Good Cause Happy Valley's Got Talent Showcases Local Artists For a Good Cause
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The Tides Program held its fifth annual Happy Valley's Got Talent fundraiser on Saturday night. "I would call it a privilege to have the opportunity to perform in front of the community. If I can use my voice to touch anyone, I’ll do that," Prime Time division winner Darlene Coulanges says. [Read More]
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
3 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
3 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
3 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]

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Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
For a team that finished last season ranked first nationally in rush defense (84.8 yards per game) along with 87 tackles for loss and 30 sacks, both top-30 marks nationally, the goal for 2015 will be to maintain that high level of production. For Penn State, that starts with the big guys up front. [Read More]
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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 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]

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Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows Penn State Football: Defensive Line Loses Talent, But Depth Follows
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, C.J. Doon
For a team that finished last season ranked first nationally in rush defense (84.8 yards per game) along with 87 tackles for loss and 30 sacks, both top-30 marks nationally, the goal for 2015 will be to maintain that high level of production. For Penn State, that starts with the big guys up front. [Read More]
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
3 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
3 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
4 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]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football Practice: Cue The Music, ‘Hey, It’s Franklin’

“Hey, how did you guys like that?” James Franklin grinned after a play as he sidled up to 230 inches and 810 pounds of giggling defensive linemen named Anthony Zettel, Garrett Sickels and Carl Nassib.

Dan Nestlerode

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?

Penn State Football: Time is The Essence of James FranklinMike 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.”

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