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Penn State Football: Expect a Spring Thaw of Key Dates and Big News

Penn State Football: Expect a Spring Thaw of Key Dates and Big News

- Mike Poorman

From the latest on Penn State's facilities master plan to the Coaches Caravan and a Pro Day that could conceivably (but not likely) include underclassmen, the weeks ahead will be busy ones for James Franklin and PSU football.


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Centre County Legislators Optimistic on Budget Plan Centre County Legislators Optimistic on Budget Plan
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, G. Kerry Webster
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf offered his $32.4 billion state budget proposal last week during a speech highlighting aspects of his 2017-18 general fund spending plan and how he intends to pay for it. The plan was generally well received by several Centre County legislators. [Read More]
Concert to Benefit Hearts for the Homeless as Agency Looks to Expand Housing Concert to Benefit Hearts for the Homeless as Agency Looks to Expand Housing
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Brackenbury
A country music concert this month will serve as a major fundraiser for the Hearts for the Homeless program, which is seeing a growing need for its services and is now looking to add transitional housing in Bellefonte. [Read More]
The Bad News About Fake News
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The Bad News About Fake News
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Fake news used to be reserved mostly for the grocery store tabloids, but the advent of the internet and social media have made the ability to widely distribute a fake news story surprisingly easy. [Read More]
Penn State Offensive Tackle Charlie Shuman Brings 'Servant Leadership' to THON Penn State Offensive Tackle Charlie Shuman Brings 'Servant Leadership' to THON
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Charlie Shuman — Penn State football’s representative dancing in THON — is here for a reason far bigger than himself. [Read More]
Much Ado About Everything
Column
Much Ado About Everything
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Dan Nestlerode
Change is here and we need to adapt and recommit to those things that are dear to us. It is time for critical thinking and careful consideration. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: History Turns To Heartbreak As Minnesota Wins In OT 4-3 Penn State Hockey: History Turns To Heartbreak As Minnesota Wins In OT 4-3
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a minute and 26 seconds remaining in regulation Denis Smirnov took long strides as he approached the puck, the crowd standing and cheering, equal parts excitement and terror. [Read More]
Kids Show Their Competitive Side at THON Athlete Hour
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Kids Show Their Competitive Side at THON Athlete Hour
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Oyoma Asinor
While the dancing continued inside the Bryce Jordan Center, Four Diamonds children and families flocked to the Sarni Tennis Center to meet student-athletes and play games during THON's Athlete Hour on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
THON 2017 Going Strong on Saturday at the Jordan Center
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THON 2017 Going Strong on Saturday at the Jordan Center
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Spirits remained high throughout the day on Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center as the 46 hours of THON continued. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players Race, Give Tours And Play Jenga With THON Families Penn State Football: Players Race, Give Tours And Play Jenga With THON Families
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football players entertained more than 20 THON families on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the Lasch Football Building playing everything from Twister to Jenga and eating ice cream. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: No. 1 Nittany Lions Set to Face No. 2 Cowboys Penn State Wrestling: No. 1 Nittany Lions Set to Face No. 2 Cowboys
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Andy Elder
Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson makes no secret that he and his Nittany Lions want to win every competition they enter, no matter what it is. [Read More]

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Concert to Benefit Hearts for the Homeless as Agency Looks to Expand Housing Concert to Benefit Hearts for the Homeless as Agency Looks to Expand Housing
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Brackenbury
A country music concert this month will serve as a major fundraiser for the Hearts for the Homeless program, which is seeing a growing need for its services and is now looking to add transitional housing in Bellefonte. [Read More]
Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra to present ‘Mostly Mozart’ Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra to present ‘Mostly Mozart’
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra will perform “Mostly Mozart” at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Bellefonte Area High School auditorium, 830 E. Bishop St. [Read More]
Bellefonte Art Museum Features Western Theme for Centre County Reads Kick-Off Bellefonte Art Museum Features Western Theme for Centre County Reads Kick-Off
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The Bellefonte Art Museum will host a Centre County Reads kick-off event celebrating Stacey Lee’s Under a Painted Sky from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. [Read More]
Downtown Summer Music Festival Gets New Name, Headlining Act for 2017 Downtown Summer Music Festival Gets New Name, Headlining Act for 2017
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Downtown State College Improvement District's annual summer music festival is getting a new name this year, and it's booked a headlining act. [Read More]
Centre County Community Continues to Rally Behind Transplant Recipient Centre County Community Continues to Rally Behind Transplant Recipient
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
Michael Keller has received a second chance at life. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 17-19 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 17-19
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Friday, Happy Valley! This weekend in the State College area brings THON, along with a host of other activities. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dissecting the 50/50 Ball Now That Chris Godwin is Gone
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Penn State Football: Dissecting the 50/50 Ball Now That Chris Godwin is Gone
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“We like to say there’s no such thing as a 50/50 ball,” says Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. “It’s a 100 ball. When the ball’s in the air, it’s ours.” [Read More]
Natural Food Store to Close After 29 Years in Business Natural Food Store to Close After 29 Years in Business
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Centre Region store will be closing its doors after nearly three decades in business. [Read More]
Summer Youth Fair Set for Saturday Summer Youth Fair Set for Saturday
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
State College Area School District will help local families make plans for those warmer months ahead with its annual Summer Youth Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Mount Nittany Middle School, 656 Brandywine Drive. [Read More]
What's on My Plate? What's on My Plate?
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Samantha Chavanic, Town&Gown
Children are always watching, especially in their earliest years. They learn by observing their parents — processing and copying sounds and behaviors. They become miniature mimes — mimicking the words they hear, the gestures they see, and even the food choices their parents make. [Read More]

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Penn State Offensive Tackle Charlie Shuman Brings 'Servant Leadership' to THON Penn State Offensive Tackle Charlie Shuman Brings 'Servant Leadership' to THON
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Charlie Shuman — Penn State football’s representative dancing in THON — is here for a reason far bigger than himself. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: History Turns To Heartbreak As Minnesota Wins In OT 4-3 Penn State Hockey: History Turns To Heartbreak As Minnesota Wins In OT 4-3
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a minute and 26 seconds remaining in regulation Denis Smirnov took long strides as he approached the puck, the crowd standing and cheering, equal parts excitement and terror. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players Race, Give Tours And Play Jenga With THON Families Penn State Football: Players Race, Give Tours And Play Jenga With THON Families
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football players entertained more than 20 THON families on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the Lasch Football Building playing everything from Twister to Jenga and eating ice cream. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: No. 1 Nittany Lions Set to Face No. 2 Cowboys Penn State Wrestling: No. 1 Nittany Lions Set to Face No. 2 Cowboys
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Andy Elder
Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson makes no secret that he and his Nittany Lions want to win every competition they enter, no matter what it is. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Third Period Pushes Minnesota Past Penn State 6-3 Penn State Hockey: Third Period Pushes Minnesota Past Penn State 6-3
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell 6-3 on Friday night despite a strong first period as Minnesota made the most of its late chances to push past the Nittany Lions. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 17-19 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 17-19
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Friday, Happy Valley! This weekend in the State College area brings THON, along with a host of other activities. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Dissecting the 50/50 Ball Now That Chris Godwin is Gone
Column
Penn State Football: Dissecting the 50/50 Ball Now That Chris Godwin is Gone
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“We like to say there’s no such thing as a 50/50 ball,” says Penn State offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead. “It’s a 100 ball. When the ball’s in the air, it’s ours.” [Read More]
Five Minute Major: Talking Penn State Hockey Five Minutes At A Time Five Minute Major: Talking Penn State Hockey Five Minutes At A Time
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With Penn State hockey seeking its first ever Big Ten title and NCAA tournament bid, this weekly series will break down one topic in just five minutes with StateCollege.com sports editor Ben Jones with insight from Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions In Thick Of Postseason Bid And Big Ten Title Hunt Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions In Thick Of Postseason Bid And Big Ten Title Hunt
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With eight games to go in the regular season Penn State hockey sits precariously between safely in the postseason conversation and the bubble. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Godwin And Sickels Land NFL Combine Invites Penn State Football: Godwin And Sickels Land NFL Combine Invites
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lions Chris Godwin and Garrett Sickels have both been invited to the NFL Combine the league announced on Wednesday morning. [Read More]

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Penn State Offensive Tackle Charlie Shuman Brings 'Servant Leadership' to THON Penn State Offensive Tackle Charlie Shuman Brings 'Servant Leadership' to THON
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Charlie Shuman — Penn State football’s representative dancing in THON — is here for a reason far bigger than himself. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: History Turns To Heartbreak As Minnesota Wins In OT 4-3 Penn State Hockey: History Turns To Heartbreak As Minnesota Wins In OT 4-3
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With a minute and 26 seconds remaining in regulation Denis Smirnov took long strides as he approached the puck, the crowd standing and cheering, equal parts excitement and terror. [Read More]
Kids Show Their Competitive Side at THON Athlete Hour
Photos
Kids Show Their Competitive Side at THON Athlete Hour
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Oyoma Asinor
While the dancing continued inside the Bryce Jordan Center, Four Diamonds children and families flocked to the Sarni Tennis Center to meet student-athletes and play games during THON's Athlete Hour on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
THON 2017 Going Strong on Saturday at the Jordan Center
Photos
THON 2017 Going Strong on Saturday at the Jordan Center
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Spirits remained high throughout the day on Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center as the 46 hours of THON continued. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Players Race, Give Tours And Play Jenga With THON Families Penn State Football: Players Race, Give Tours And Play Jenga With THON Families
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football players entertained more than 20 THON families on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the Lasch Football Building playing everything from Twister to Jenga and eating ice cream. [Read More]
Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey Visit THON Gov. Wolf, Sen. Casey Visit THON
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
THON 2017 saw a few more high-profile visitors to the Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday afternoon. [Read More]
Central PA Avengers Make Appearance at THON Central PA Avengers Make Appearance at THON
2 days ago - StateCollege.com
Four Diamonds families and dancers were treated to a super-powered visit at the BJC when six cosplayers from Central PA Avengers dressed as Catwoman, Spider-Gwen, Mystique, Doctor Strange, and Captain America made an appearance. [Read More]
Learn the THON 2017 Line Dance
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Learn the THON 2017 Line Dance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
Though tens of thousands take to the Bryce Jordan Center every year to dance for a cure, no two weekends are the same. This is due in part to the line dance, an annual tradition which is different every year. [Read More]
Organization's Banner at THON honors Timothy Piazza Organization's Banner at THON honors Timothy Piazza
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patrick Cines
Tucked up on the second deck railing in front of section 216 at the Bryce Jordan Center, the special interest THON organization AYUDA is remembering the life of Timothy Piazza with a “For Tim” banner. Piazza died earlier this month from injuries suffered after falling down the steps in the Beta [Read More]
THON Dancer and Cancer Survivor Embodies 'Igniting Hope Within' THON Dancer and Cancer Survivor Embodies 'Igniting Hope Within'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
Ryan Clark is just one of the 703 dancers on the floor at THON 2017, but only a few of his fellow dancers in the Bryce Jordan Center share his personal experience and commitment to the cause. Clark is both a dancer for the Boulevard organization and a THON Finance Committee member, but the rarity of [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columnists
Patty Kleban

The Bad News About Fake News

Fake news used to be reserved mostly for the grocery store tabloids, but the advent of the internet and social media have made the ability to widely distribute a fake news story surprisingly easy.

Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: Expect a Spring Thaw of Key Dates and Big News

From the latest on Penn State's facilities master plan to the Coaches Caravan and a Pro Day that could conceivably (but not likely) include underclassmen, the weeks ahead will be busy ones for James Franklin and PSU football.

Much Ado About EverythingDan Nestlerode

Change is here and we need to adapt and recommit to those things that are dear to us. It is time for critical thinking and careful consideration.

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