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- Michael Martin Garrett

Last winter's 'polar vortex' will make a return across North America next week, resulting in refreshingly cool temperatures after a hot, humid and possibly stormy weekend.


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Barron Makes Recommendations to Improve Graduation Rate for Students with Lower Incomes Barron Makes Recommendations to Improve Graduation Rate for Students with Lower Incomes
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"This is telling us that we have a number of students that because they don't have financial capability are entering the system and they're not graduating," Barron says. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lucas Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List Penn State Football: Lucas Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior cornerback Jordan Lucas is looking to improve on his breakout season last year and plenty of people are expecting him to do so as Lucas was named to his second watch list of 2014 on Friday. [Read More]
Police Issue New Appeal for Information About Missing Woman
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Police Issue New Appeal for Information About Missing Woman
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Jennifer Cahill-Shadle, 48, has been missing since May 15th. She was last seen walking outside Walmart Plaza at 5 p.m. carrying a black shoulder bag. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Commit Adam McLean Makes Fashion Statement With Penn State Haircut Penn State Football: Commit Adam McLean Makes Fashion Statement With Penn State Haircut
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State commit Adam McLean may have pulled a hamstring Tuesday during a workout at The Opening, but more importantly for fans and onlookers McLean still pulled off the most impressive haircut of the week. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, July 11 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, July 11
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Joe’s Bench Statue Revealed, Actually Doesn’t Include A Bench Joe’s Bench Statue Revealed, Actually Doesn’t Include A Bench
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
“I felt the bench was a cliché, and Joe was not a cliché. Anyone can sit on a bench, there are many statues with people sitting on a bench, Joe was an active individual, and he was not a bench warmer,” Frudakis said. [Read More]
Arts Fest Brings Alumni, Students Back to State College Arts Fest Brings Alumni, Students Back to State College
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jessica Tully
There is something there for all art aficionados -- scarves, chairs, belts, mirrors, sculptures, paintings, and much, much more. There is even music, dance and theatrical performances in outdoor and indoor venues. [Read More]
Summer Day Getaway: Explore Exotic Critters at the Reptiland Summer Day Getaway: Explore Exotic Critters at the Reptiland
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Located about an hour away from State College in Allenwood, the Reptiland is celebrating 50 years of business with live music and local wine tastings. Attractions also include komodo dragons, a butterfly greenhouse and animatronic dinosaurs. [Read More]
Faculty, Student and Alumni Groups Make Case for Permanent Spot on Penn State Trustees Board Faculty, Student and Alumni Groups Make Case for Permanent Spot on Penn State Trustees Board
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Some board members question whether faculty presence on the board would be appropriate as they are paid employees of the university. "It is good governance, and that should be the bottom line. Including internal academic trustees would improve the governance for this university," says Nichols. [Read More]
Zeno's Dave Staab Celebrates 30 Year Run Behind the Bar Zeno's Dave Staab Celebrates 30 Year Run Behind the Bar
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Dave Staab is no stranger to the State College bar scene after 30 years at Zeno's. “State College proves again and again to be a dynamic, involved atmosphere with more happening people than I could ever get to know,” he says. [Read More]

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Joe’s Bench Statue Revealed, Actually Doesn’t Include A Bench Joe’s Bench Statue Revealed, Actually Doesn’t Include A Bench
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
“I felt the bench was a cliché, and Joe was not a cliché. Anyone can sit on a bench, there are many statues with people sitting on a bench, Joe was an active individual, and he was not a bench warmer,” Frudakis said. [Read More]
Summer Day Getaway: Explore Exotic Critters at the Reptiland Summer Day Getaway: Explore Exotic Critters at the Reptiland
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Located about an hour away from State College in Allenwood, the Reptiland is celebrating 50 years of business with live music and local wine tastings. Attractions also include komodo dragons, a butterfly greenhouse and animatronic dinosaurs. [Read More]
Zeno's Dave Staab Celebrates 30 Year Run Behind the Bar Zeno's Dave Staab Celebrates 30 Year Run Behind the Bar
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Dave Staab is no stranger to the State College bar scene after 30 years at Zeno's. “State College proves again and again to be a dynamic, involved atmosphere with more happening people than I could ever get to know,” he says. [Read More]
James Franklin's Top 22 Tweets of His First 6 Months as Penn State Football Coach
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James Franklin's Top 22 Tweets of His First 6 Months as Penn State Football Coach
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
It's been exactly six months and 267 original Tweets since the Nittany Nation was all-Twitter over James Franklin being named Penn State's 16th head football coach. Here's a look at the social media savant's best work since then. [Read More]
Arts Fest Goes Digital With New App Arts Fest Goes Digital With New App
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
The app displays locations for each artist and performance venue, and can tell you which artists and performances are closest to you. If you find an event you like, you can bookmark it and get a reminder an hour before the event starts. [Read More]
Classic 'Anything Goes' Ready to Sail onto Stage Classic 'Anything Goes' Ready to Sail onto Stage
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
Shenanigans ensue with a broken engagement, mistaken identities, a little bit of blackmail, a love triangle, women of questionable reputations, gangsters, a freshly-groomed canine and, oh yes, plenty of tap-dancing. [Read More]
People's Choice Festival Gets Ready for Thursday Opening People's Choice Festival Gets Ready for Thursday Opening
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"If you've got $20 you can walk out of here with something nice and handmade. If you've got $1,000, you can walk out of here with something nice and handmade. There's something for everybody," says John Madison, co-director of the event. [Read More]
6 Cakes, 500 Miles, Go
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6 Cakes, 500 Miles, Go
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
This recalled the Brisket Incident. My mother had made me an offer I couldn't refuse: She would bring a brisket to our Passover Seder in State College. From Florida. (It is apparently a Frank family tradition to transport perishable foodstuffs across state lines.) [Read More]
Arts Fest Gets Underway Giving Children Chance to Shine Arts Fest Gets Underway Giving Children Chance to Shine
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
There are a million and one sports opportunities, especially here in the Centre region, for kids and the arts are not as available. This is a way to introduce kids to making art," says Rick Bryant, executive director of the festival. [Read More]
Arts Festival Quickly Taking Shape
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Arts Festival Quickly Taking Shape
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Erin O'Leary, owner of the Old State Clothing company, says the festival brings in lots of business. "Arts Fest for this location is bigger than a football weekend because we're right in the heart of it," she says. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Lucas Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List Penn State Football: Lucas Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior cornerback Jordan Lucas is looking to improve on his breakout season last year and plenty of people are expecting him to do so as Lucas was named to his second watch list of 2014 on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Commit Adam McLean Makes Fashion Statement With Penn State Haircut Penn State Football: Commit Adam McLean Makes Fashion Statement With Penn State Haircut
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State commit Adam McLean may have pulled a hamstring Tuesday during a workout at The Opening, but more importantly for fans and onlookers McLean still pulled off the most impressive haircut of the week. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, July 11 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, July 11
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
James Franklin's Top 22 Tweets of His First 6 Months as Penn State Football Coach
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James Franklin's Top 22 Tweets of His First 6 Months as Penn State Football Coach
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
It's been exactly six months and 267 original Tweets since the Nittany Nation was all-Twitter over James Franklin being named Penn State's 16th head football coach. Here's a look at the social media savant's best work since then. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Named To Outland Trophy Watch List Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Named To Outland Trophy Watch List
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive tackle Donovan Smith has been named to The Outland Trophy watch list. The award is presented to the nation's top interior lineman with Smith one of the 64 lineman named to the preseason list. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Julian Moore Granted Medical Hardship Waiver Penn State Basketball: Julian Moore Granted Medical Hardship Waiver
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball got some good news on Thursday as freshman Julian Moore received a medical hardship waiver for the 2013-14 season and will have four seasons of eligibility remaining. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, July 10 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, July 10
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Place Fifth In Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Penn State Athletics: Nittany Lions Place Fifth In Learfield Sports Directors' Cup
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State athletics has put together a history-making performance over the past two years. A Top 5 finish in the Directors' Cup helped solidify that success. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics: 136 Spring Student Athletes Named Academic All-Big Ten Honorees Penn State Athletics: 136 Spring Student Athletes Named Academic All-Big Ten Honorees
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State student athletes have always been known for doing well on and off the field, but that history hit a new high this week as the university announced that A record 136 spring student athletes were named Academic All-Big Ten honorees. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Athlon Sports Ranks Beaver Stadium No. 10 On Best Stadiums List Penn State Football: Athlon Sports Ranks Beaver Stadium No. 10 On Best Stadiums List
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Beaver Stadium is an obvious favorite for Penn State fans. But where does the venue rank on a list of college football stadiums Athlon put together? [Read More]

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Barron Makes Recommendations to Improve Graduation Rate for Students with Lower Incomes Barron Makes Recommendations to Improve Graduation Rate for Students with Lower Incomes
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"This is telling us that we have a number of students that because they don't have financial capability are entering the system and they're not graduating," Barron says. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lucas Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List Penn State Football: Lucas Named to Jim Thorpe Award Watch List
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State junior cornerback Jordan Lucas is looking to improve on his breakout season last year and plenty of people are expecting him to do so as Lucas was named to his second watch list of 2014 on Friday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Commit Adam McLean Makes Fashion Statement With Penn State Haircut Penn State Football: Commit Adam McLean Makes Fashion Statement With Penn State Haircut
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State commit Adam McLean may have pulled a hamstring Tuesday during a workout at The Opening, but more importantly for fans and onlookers McLean still pulled off the most impressive haircut of the week. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, July 11 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, July 11
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Faculty, Student and Alumni Groups Make Case for Permanent Spot on Penn State Trustees Board Faculty, Student and Alumni Groups Make Case for Permanent Spot on Penn State Trustees Board
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Some board members question whether faculty presence on the board would be appropriate as they are paid employees of the university. "It is good governance, and that should be the bottom line. Including internal academic trustees would improve the governance for this university," says Nichols. [Read More]
James Franklin's Top 22 Tweets of His First 6 Months as Penn State Football Coach
Column
James Franklin's Top 22 Tweets of His First 6 Months as Penn State Football Coach
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
It's been exactly six months and 267 original Tweets since the Nittany Nation was all-Twitter over James Franklin being named Penn State's 16th head football coach. Here's a look at the social media savant's best work since then. [Read More]
Governance Committee Debates Emeritus Status for Suhey, Hayes Governance Committee Debates Emeritus Status for Suhey, Hayes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Tim Gilbert
Emeriti status is usually a procedural vote, but today’s dissent was a result of the impending state senate vote on a board downsizing as proposed by Sen. John Yudichak. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Named To Outland Trophy Watch List Penn State Football: Donovan Smith Named To Outland Trophy Watch List
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State offensive tackle Donovan Smith has been named to The Outland Trophy watch list. The award is presented to the nation's top interior lineman with Smith one of the 64 lineman named to the preseason list. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Julian Moore Granted Medical Hardship Waiver Penn State Basketball: Julian Moore Granted Medical Hardship Waiver
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball got some good news on Thursday as freshman Julian Moore received a medical hardship waiver for the 2013-14 season and will have four seasons of eligibility remaining. [Read More]
Penn State Expected to Spend Millions on University Park Airport and Lasch Football Building Penn State Expected to Spend Millions on University Park Airport and Lasch Football Building
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
The Penn State Board of Trustees finance committee has recommended the full board approve $5.6 million in upgrades to University Park Airport and $2 million in renovations to the Lasch Football Building. [Read More]
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James Franklin's Top 22 Tweets of His First 6 Months as Penn State Football Coach

It's been exactly six months and 267 original Tweets since the Nittany Nation was all-Twitter over James Franklin being named Penn State's 16th head football coach. Here's a look at the social media savant's best work since then.

Russell Frank

6 Cakes, 500 Miles, Go

This recalled the Brisket Incident. My mother had made me an offer I couldn't refuse: She would bring a brisket to our Passover Seder in State College. From Florida. (It is apparently a Frank family tradition to transport perishable foodstuffs across state lines.)

Why Other People Are Stupid and Wrong (Could DNA Decide Your Beliefs?)Patty Kleban

I read a "discussion" on Facebook last week on the issue of same sex marriage that quickly disintegrated into name calling. To the person on the other side of the debate, your opinions may actually be stupid and wrong. More importantly, he or she may be genetically unable to see your viewpoint.

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