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Nittany Lions Wrap Up Practice In Dublin, Set For Saturday's Meeting With UCF

Nittany Lions Wrap Up Practice In Dublin, Set For Saturday's Meeting With UCF

- Ben Jones

With the sun shining and a light breeze cooling off the field Penn State took part in the final practice of the week as the Nittany Lions prepare to open the 2014 season in Dublin.


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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Aug. 28 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, Aug. 28
8 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
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: Take A Look From The Top Of Croke Park
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Penn State Football: Take A Look From The Top Of Croke Park
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The view from the top of Croke Park is something to see. Check out the Nittany Lion locker room and much more. [Read More]
Injuries, News, Franklin Talks Thompkins And More From Dublin Injuries, News, Franklin Talks Thompkins And More From Dublin
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There were actually five guys who came in mid semester but for some reason we always end up talking about De'Andre Thompkins," Franklin said. "I don't think any of those five guys right now are in the first second team but I could be wrong about that. But you know, I think De'Andre is in grea [Read More]
Penn State Football: Soggy Practice Still A Good One In Franklin's Eyes Penn State Football: Soggy Practice Still A Good One In Franklin's Eyes
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I thought we got a lot of work done," Franklin said. "I thanked the players for their focus and their attention to detail. I thought we got a lot out of today." [Read More]
Dunkin Donuts Announces Partnership with Penn State Athletics Dunkin Donuts Announces Partnership with Penn State Athletics
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Nittany Lion supporters can purchase an “Ultimate Tailgate Package”, with Penn State related cups, a themed Box O’ Joe, and an official “Penn State Pride Donut”. [Read More]
Police: Man Seriously Injured During Assault Outside Fraternity House Police: Man Seriously Injured During Assault Outside Fraternity House
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
The State College Police Department is investigating after a man suffered serious injuries during an assault outside of a fraternity house. [Read More]
State College Police Cite Pedestrian After Crash State College Police Cite Pedestrian After Crash
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
A pedestrian who was struck by a car and injured has been cited by State College police. It happened about 10 a.m. Tuesday on North Atherton Street at Hillcrest Avenue. [Read More]
Kids Show Off Cuteness in Grange Fair Toddler Pageant
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Kids Show Off Cuteness in Grange Fair Toddler Pageant
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Cute kids dressed up, flashing their smiles, and braving a giant stage Wednesday afternoon made them all automatic winners in the 2014 Grange Fair Toddler King and Queen Contest. [Read More]
Nittany Lions Land In Dublin And Now It's Time To Work Nittany Lions Land In Dublin And Now It's Time To Work
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Don't stick that microphone too close to my face because I haven't brushed my teeth this morning," Franklin said, somehow as energetic as usual. [Read More]
State Patty's Day Burglars Get Jail Time for Crimes State Patty's Day Burglars Get Jail Time for Crimes
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"Excessive drinking under the guise of State Patty's Day is no excuse to come to State College, enter people's homes and steal," District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said in a prepared statement. [Read More]

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Kids Show Off Cuteness in Grange Fair Toddler Pageant
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Kids Show Off Cuteness in Grange Fair Toddler Pageant
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Cute kids dressed up, flashing their smiles, and braving a giant stage Wednesday afternoon made them all automatic winners in the 2014 Grange Fair Toddler King and Queen Contest. [Read More]
Situation Normal: Death, Assaults, Vandalism
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Situation Normal: Death, Assaults, Vandalism
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
If anything, the NCAA's broad-brush punishment of the entire football program has caused fans to dig in their heels: The team needs to be supported and celebrated more than ever. And what's a celebration without copious amounts of alcohol? [Read More]
Martial Arts Studio Expanding, Has Much Bigger Plans Martial Arts Studio Expanding, Has Much Bigger Plans
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“We’ve been planning for something like this since we moved here,” Brooke Miller of Central PA Mixed Martial Arts says. “We’re not worried at all. It’s go time.” [Read More]
Professional Dancer Helps State College Ballet Students Develop Skills Professional Dancer Helps State College Ballet Students Develop Skills
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
Yudenich performed in classic works such as “Sleeping Beauty,” “Nutcracker,” “La Bayadere,” “Giselle” and “Swan Lake.” “It can be tedious at times,” she says, “and young dancers have to do it over and over until they gain a tiny bit of understanding." [Read More]
The Monkey Man Draws Big Following at Grange Fair
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The Monkey Man Draws Big Following at Grange Fair
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Brown has many other talents including stilt-walking, juggling and fire eating but The Monkey Man persona has become an irresistible force. "I hardly get to do anything anymore because of her. I tell people I used to be a real entertainer but now I just drive for the monkey," he says laughing. [Read More]
Grange Fair Brings Joy to Four Diamonds Family Grange Fair Brings Joy to Four Diamonds Family
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“He really wants to enjoy all of his summer, and we thought coming to the fair was a great way to do that,” Tiffany Benner says of her son, who will have his third surgery for a brain tumor soon. [Read More]
Lara Spencer Named 2014 Homecoming Grand Marshal Lara Spencer Named 2014 Homecoming Grand Marshal
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ted Hozza
Spencer graduated from Penn State in 1991 following a successful All-American diving career, receiving a degree in broadcast journalism. She has been with ABC’s Good Morning America since 1999, garnering co-hosting duties in April of this year. [Read More]
Penn State Student's Body Found in HUB Construction Area Penn State Student's Body Found in HUB Construction Area
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"It's a sorrowful start to the academic year and our hearts go out to Jack's family and friends," Penn State spokeswoman Lisa Powers says. [Read More]
Accuweather Hosts American Meteorological Society Conference Accuweather Hosts American Meteorological Society Conference
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Harry Zimbler
The National Weather Service and the commercial sector are dealing with rapidly accelerating change. “I have made calculations that show that 90 percent of all the weather data that has been created ever, was created in the last 700 days," says Myers. [Read More]
State College Area School District Students and Administration Get Ready for School Year State College Area School District Students and Administration Get Ready for School Year
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I always enjoy meeting the new families and kids when they come into to register,” student registration secretary Heather Card says. “Everyone has a story, and it’s always great to hear why people have come to State College.” [Read More]

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Injuries, News, Franklin Talks Thompkins And More From Dublin Injuries, News, Franklin Talks Thompkins And More From Dublin
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There were actually five guys who came in mid semester but for some reason we always end up talking about De'Andre Thompkins," Franklin said. "I don't think any of those five guys right now are in the first second team but I could be wrong about that. But you know, I think De'Andre is in grea [Read More]
Penn State Football: Soggy Practice Still A Good One In Franklin's Eyes Penn State Football: Soggy Practice Still A Good One In Franklin's Eyes
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I thought we got a lot of work done," Franklin said. "I thanked the players for their focus and their attention to detail. I thought we got a lot out of today." [Read More]
Dunkin Donuts Announces Partnership with Penn State Athletics Dunkin Donuts Announces Partnership with Penn State Athletics
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Nittany Lion supporters can purchase an “Ultimate Tailgate Package”, with Penn State related cups, a themed Box O’ Joe, and an official “Penn State Pride Donut”. [Read More]
Nittany Lions Land In Dublin And Now It's Time To Work Nittany Lions Land In Dublin And Now It's Time To Work
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Don't stick that microphone too close to my face because I haven't brushed my teeth this morning," Franklin said, somehow as energetic as usual. [Read More]
Time for Talk is Over, It's Go Time: Penn State Football Team Leaves for Ireland Time for Talk is Over, It's Go Time: Penn State Football Team Leaves for Ireland
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The players walked to the buses parked outside the Lasch Building either one at a time or in small groups. There was no pep talk, no trash talk, almost no talk at all. Conversation, when it happened, was mostly hushed. [Read More]
Ki-Jana Carter To Be Inducted Into Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Ki-Jana Carter To Be Inducted Into Rose Bowl Hall of Fame
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zach Berger
Carter opened up the scoring in the first quarter with the biggest play of the game, running 83 yards to the end zone on Penn State’s first offensive play. Announcer Keith Jackson is somewhat famously quoted as saying, “They had him, they thought, and then he was gone.” [Read More]
Penn State Football Releases First Depth Chart Penn State Football Releases First Depth Chart
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
One of the most interesting developments resides under center. Sophomore — and new captain — Christian Hackenberg is the No. 1 guy. In what could be considered an upset, freshman Trace McSorley won the No. 2 spot over highly-touted freshman Michael O’Connor. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Donovan Happy With Depth at Running Back Position Penn State Football: Donovan Happy With Depth at Running Back Position
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s hard to play running back the entire game,” Donovan said on a teleconference call Monday. “So you’re going to need guys to spell each other and we’ll see how ultimately it works out. But they complement each other well — the two older guys — they’ve both played a lot of ball [Read More]
Penn State Jerseys With Names Being Sent to Ireland Penn State Jerseys With Names Being Sent to Ireland
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
Bill O’Brien added the names to the jerseys for the 2012 season to recognize the resolve and dedication of those players that didn’t transfer after the sanctions were handed down. In both offseasons since, speculation swirled about whether the names would stay. [Read More]
There And Back Again: Penn State Football Dublin Travel Blog There And Back Again: Penn State Football Dublin Travel Blog
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The most recent update will run below this introduction and I'll be sure to push out a link on social media when it's needed. (Or you could make this your homepage, how great would that be?) [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Take A Look From The Top Of Croke Park
Photos
Penn State Football: Take A Look From The Top Of Croke Park
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The view from the top of Croke Park is something to see. Check out the Nittany Lion locker room and much more. [Read More]
Injuries, News, Franklin Talks Thompkins And More From Dublin Injuries, News, Franklin Talks Thompkins And More From Dublin
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"There were actually five guys who came in mid semester but for some reason we always end up talking about De'Andre Thompkins," Franklin said. "I don't think any of those five guys right now are in the first second team but I could be wrong about that. But you know, I think De'Andre is in grea [Read More]
Penn State Football: Soggy Practice Still A Good One In Franklin's Eyes Penn State Football: Soggy Practice Still A Good One In Franklin's Eyes
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I thought we got a lot of work done," Franklin said. "I thanked the players for their focus and their attention to detail. I thought we got a lot out of today." [Read More]
Dunkin Donuts Announces Partnership with Penn State Athletics Dunkin Donuts Announces Partnership with Penn State Athletics
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
Nittany Lion supporters can purchase an “Ultimate Tailgate Package”, with Penn State related cups, a themed Box O’ Joe, and an official “Penn State Pride Donut”. [Read More]
Nittany Lions Land In Dublin And Now It's Time To Work Nittany Lions Land In Dublin And Now It's Time To Work
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Don't stick that microphone too close to my face because I haven't brushed my teeth this morning," Franklin said, somehow as energetic as usual. [Read More]
Situation Normal: Death, Assaults, Vandalism
Column
Situation Normal: Death, Assaults, Vandalism
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
If anything, the NCAA's broad-brush punishment of the entire football program has caused fans to dig in their heels: The team needs to be supported and celebrated more than ever. And what's a celebration without copious amounts of alcohol? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Donovan Happy With Depth at Running Back Position Penn State Football: Donovan Happy With Depth at Running Back Position
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
“It’s hard to play running back the entire game,” Donovan said on a teleconference call Monday. “So you’re going to need guys to spell each other and we’ll see how ultimately it works out. But they complement each other well — the two older guys — they’ve both played a lot of ball [Read More]
There And Back Again: Penn State Football Dublin Travel Blog There And Back Again: Penn State Football Dublin Travel Blog
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The most recent update will run below this introduction and I'll be sure to push out a link on social media when it's needed. (Or you could make this your homepage, how great would that be?) [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Highlights As Team Preps For Ireland Penn State Football: James Franklin Radio Show Highlights As Team Preps For Ireland
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I'm not a big beer person. Everyone says the Guinness is different in Ireland so I want to taste it. Part of the dinner at the Guinness factory is they give everybody a 3-oz. taster. The drinking age is 18. But there will be no tasters at dinner. We're not gonna go that route. [Read More]
State College Police See Spike in Incidents With Return of Penn State Students State College Police See Spike in Incidents With Return of Penn State Students
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
The State College Police Department saw a spike in incidents over the weekend with the return of Penn State students for the fall semester. [Read More]
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Jay Paterno

Combating Sexual Assault on College Campuses

I'm not advocating we lock down students or bring back "dorm mothers", nor am I advocating we turn back the hands of time to the "good old days." I'm stating that technology may be cheaper and more efficient but it isn't always better.

Russell Frank

Situation Normal: Death, Assaults, Vandalism

If anything, the NCAA's broad-brush punishment of the entire football program has caused fans to dig in their heels: The team needs to be supported and celebrated more than ever. And what's a celebration without copious amounts of alcohol?

When it Comes to Working Out, Locals Are on the Outside Looking InJohn Hook

As I passed the IM building and Rec Hall I saw plenty of athletically-attired students heading inside.I assume they're playing sports or working out. I assume that because – except for those students pedaling stationary bikes or jogging on treadmills in front of the windows – I'll never know.

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