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Penn State Football: Nobody, Not Even Franklin Has Answer To Season's Most Pressing Question

Penn State Football: Nobody, Not Even Franklin Has Answer To Season's Most Pressing Question

- Ben Jones

If the past several seasons have been a reminder of anything for Penn State fans, it's the value of a good offensive line. With a good one you can do just about anything, without one and all the schemes in the world won't save you.


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Shaver's Creek to Close Monday for Major Renovation Shaver's Creek to Close Monday for Major Renovation
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, Penn State's nature center in Petersburg, will close beginning Monday and remain shuttered through most of 2017 for a major expansion and renovation project. [Read More]
Penn State Announces New Beaver Stadium Security Measures Penn State Announces New Beaver Stadium Security Measures
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
The new security measure will include screening with metal detecting wands at every stadium entry gate. [Read More]
Princeton Review Gives Penn State High Rankings for Athletic Facilities, Alumni Network Princeton Review Gives Penn State High Rankings for Athletic Facilities, Alumni Network
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Princeton Review this week released its annual lists of rankings based on surveys of 143,000 college students, and Penn State's University Park campus ranks highly in a number of categories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Every Tuesday morning reporters covering Penn State football will prepare for James Franklin's weekly press conference slated to take place around 12:30 inside Beaver Stadium. With that in mind, here is a new series that will address five hot topic items facing Franklin and the program each week. [Read More]
Todd Blackledge Wants to See Pitt-Penn State Every Year Todd Blackledge Wants to See Pitt-Penn State Every Year
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Included in the crowd supporting the annual Pitt-Penn State clash is legendary former Penn State quarterback and current ESPN analyst Todd Blackledge, who voiced his support for an annual installment Monday morning on a conference call. [Read More]
For the Future That We Wait: A Penn State Class of 2020 Crystal Ball
Column
For the Future That We Wait: A Penn State Class of 2020 Crystal Ball
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Last week some 8,000 freshmen started attending classes in Happy Valley. The Class of 2020 is now in the house! And they have their hopes and dreams of what they want to do. So let's look in the future – what will this disparate group of young individuals do with their lives after they graduate? [Read More]
New York Times Correspondent and Putin Biographer to Speak at Penn State New York Times Correspondent and Putin Biographer to Speak at Penn State
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The author of a widely acclaimed biography of Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak and hold a book signing at the Katz Building on Penn State's University Park campus. [Read More]
Penn State Student Farm to Host First Fall Harvest Festival Penn State Student Farm to Host First Fall Harvest Festival
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
Now that production is in full swing at Penn State’s one-acre Student Farm, The Student Farm Club will host its first Harvest Festival for the community on Wednesday, Sept. 7. The festival is free and open to the public. [Read More]
YMCA Summer Camp Students Lift Spirits of Sick Children with Jared Box Project YMCA Summer Camp Students Lift Spirits of Sick Children with Jared Box Project
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Jared Box Project has grown into a nationwide effort, but it remains strong locally and that was on display when more than 100 children in the State College YMCA Summer Camp presented the organization and Mount Nittany Medical Center with 100 of the plastic storage boxes filled with games, toys [Read More]
LION Bash Hopes to Bring Together Penn State Students, State College Community LION Bash Hopes to Bring Together Penn State Students, State College Community
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
For the second consecutive year, the Borough of State College will host the Living In One Neighborhood (LION) Bash in an effort to build a sense of community and strong neighborhoods among Penn State students and borough residents. [Read More]

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Shaver's Creek to Close Monday for Major Renovation Shaver's Creek to Close Monday for Major Renovation
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, Penn State's nature center in Petersburg, will close beginning Monday and remain shuttered through most of 2017 for a major expansion and renovation project. [Read More]
Princeton Review Gives Penn State High Rankings for Athletic Facilities, Alumni Network Princeton Review Gives Penn State High Rankings for Athletic Facilities, Alumni Network
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Princeton Review this week released its annual lists of rankings based on surveys of 143,000 college students, and Penn State's University Park campus ranks highly in a number of categories. [Read More]
For the Future That We Wait: A Penn State Class of 2020 Crystal Ball
Column
For the Future That We Wait: A Penn State Class of 2020 Crystal Ball
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Last week some 8,000 freshmen started attending classes in Happy Valley. The Class of 2020 is now in the house! And they have their hopes and dreams of what they want to do. So let's look in the future – what will this disparate group of young individuals do with their lives after they graduate? [Read More]
New York Times Correspondent and Putin Biographer to Speak at Penn State New York Times Correspondent and Putin Biographer to Speak at Penn State
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The author of a widely acclaimed biography of Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak and hold a book signing at the Katz Building on Penn State's University Park campus. [Read More]
Penn State Student Farm to Host First Fall Harvest Festival Penn State Student Farm to Host First Fall Harvest Festival
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
Now that production is in full swing at Penn State’s one-acre Student Farm, The Student Farm Club will host its first Harvest Festival for the community on Wednesday, Sept. 7. The festival is free and open to the public. [Read More]
YMCA Summer Camp Students Lift Spirits of Sick Children with Jared Box Project YMCA Summer Camp Students Lift Spirits of Sick Children with Jared Box Project
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Jared Box Project has grown into a nationwide effort, but it remains strong locally and that was on display when more than 100 children in the State College YMCA Summer Camp presented the organization and Mount Nittany Medical Center with 100 of the plastic storage boxes filled with games, toys [Read More]
LION Bash Hopes to Bring Together Penn State Students, State College Community LION Bash Hopes to Bring Together Penn State Students, State College Community
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
For the second consecutive year, the Borough of State College will host the Living In One Neighborhood (LION) Bash in an effort to build a sense of community and strong neighborhoods among Penn State students and borough residents. [Read More]
Delays Expected on Warner Boulevard Delays Expected on Warner Boulevard
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
With the start of the school year and upcoming paving work, motorists should expect delays as work continues on Warner Boulevard near Boalsburg. [Read More]
'Trigger Warnings' a Matter of Common Sense and Courtesy
Column
'Trigger Warnings' a Matter of Common Sense and Courtesy
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
Last week, we learned that the University of Chicago community would no longer be providing trigger warnings for students. If you have followed the events of the last several years, you know that students at a smattering of campuses were reportedly requesting trigger warnings in advance of the prese [Read More]
The Avid Gardener: The Placid Days of Late Summer The Avid Gardener: The Placid Days of Late Summer
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Lora Gauss
As summer wanes and many plants with it, I find myself already becoming wistful for spring, especially when I anticipate the many upcoming autumn gardening tasks. [Read More]

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Penn State Announces New Beaver Stadium Security Measures Penn State Announces New Beaver Stadium Security Measures
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
The new security measure will include screening with metal detecting wands at every stadium entry gate. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Every Tuesday morning reporters covering Penn State football will prepare for James Franklin's weekly press conference slated to take place around 12:30 inside Beaver Stadium. With that in mind, here is a new series that will address five hot topic items facing Franklin and the program each week. [Read More]
Todd Blackledge Wants to See Pitt-Penn State Every Year Todd Blackledge Wants to See Pitt-Penn State Every Year
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Included in the crowd supporting the annual Pitt-Penn State clash is legendary former Penn State quarterback and current ESPN analyst Todd Blackledge, who voiced his support for an annual installment Monday morning on a conference call. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Williams Set To Join Radio Broadcast Penn State Football: Williams Set To Join Radio Broadcast
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A familiar name will be joining the Penn State radio broadcast team. [Read More]
Ben State Football: No James Franklin Isn't On The Hot Seat Ben State Football: No James Franklin Isn't On The Hot Seat
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Getting the question out of the way early, no James Franklin isn't on the hot seat [Read More]
Penn State Football, Fast and Furious: 25 Games in 15 Months as Phase 2 of the Franklin Era Begins
Column
Penn State Football, Fast and Furious: 25 Games in 15 Months as Phase 2 of the Franklin Era Begins
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Phase I began on Jan. 11, 2014, and lasted just shy of 32 months, with 14 victories and 12 losses. For which James Franklin will have been paid approximately $12.14 million. [Read More]
Sheriff Seeks to Provide Presence at Penn State Home Games Sheriff Seeks to Provide Presence at Penn State Home Games
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - G. Kerry Webster
It's been nearly a decade since there was a Centre County Sheriff's Office presence at Penn State home football games. However, a new mutual aid agreement between the county and the university may bring the department back to Beaver Stadium on Saturdays this fall. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Take A Breath, It All Starts Next Week Penn State Football: Take A Breath, It All Starts Next Week
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Somewhere in State College on Friday night a group of the in-town beat writers that cover Penn State will get together for one final moment before the offseason ends and Week 1 begins. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Volleyball Ready for Redemption Penn State Women's Volleyball Ready for Redemption
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ethan Kasales
Russ Rose's Nittany Lions begin their quest for an unprecedented eighth National Championship Friday night at 7 against West Virginia in Rec Hall. Get ready for the season with our women’s volleyball preview. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 26-28 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Aug. 26-28
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Happy Weekend, Happy Valley! It's a busy final weekend in August, with the last days of Grange Fair, Maker Week activities, the Centre Region Parks and Rec 50th anniversary festival and much more. [Read More]

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Shaver's Creek to Close Monday for Major Renovation Shaver's Creek to Close Monday for Major Renovation
9 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, Penn State's nature center in Petersburg, will close beginning Monday and remain shuttered through most of 2017 for a major expansion and renovation project. [Read More]
Penn State Announces New Beaver Stadium Security Measures Penn State Announces New Beaver Stadium Security Measures
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
The new security measure will include screening with metal detecting wands at every stadium entry gate. [Read More]
Princeton Review Gives Penn State High Rankings for Athletic Facilities, Alumni Network Princeton Review Gives Penn State High Rankings for Athletic Facilities, Alumni Network
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The Princeton Review this week released its annual lists of rankings based on surveys of 143,000 college students, and Penn State's University Park campus ranks highly in a number of categories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference Penn State Football: Five Questions Heading Into James Franklin's Weekly Press Conference
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Every Tuesday morning reporters covering Penn State football will prepare for James Franklin's weekly press conference slated to take place around 12:30 inside Beaver Stadium. With that in mind, here is a new series that will address five hot topic items facing Franklin and the program each week. [Read More]
Todd Blackledge Wants to See Pitt-Penn State Every Year Todd Blackledge Wants to See Pitt-Penn State Every Year
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - David Abruzesse
Included in the crowd supporting the annual Pitt-Penn State clash is legendary former Penn State quarterback and current ESPN analyst Todd Blackledge, who voiced his support for an annual installment Monday morning on a conference call. [Read More]
For the Future That We Wait: A Penn State Class of 2020 Crystal Ball
Column
For the Future That We Wait: A Penn State Class of 2020 Crystal Ball
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
Last week some 8,000 freshmen started attending classes in Happy Valley. The Class of 2020 is now in the house! And they have their hopes and dreams of what they want to do. So let's look in the future – what will this disparate group of young individuals do with their lives after they graduate? [Read More]
New York Times Correspondent and Putin Biographer to Speak at Penn State New York Times Correspondent and Putin Biographer to Speak at Penn State
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The author of a widely acclaimed biography of Russian President Vladimir Putin will speak and hold a book signing at the Katz Building on Penn State's University Park campus. [Read More]
Penn State Student Farm to Host First Fall Harvest Festival Penn State Student Farm to Host First Fall Harvest Festival
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
Now that production is in full swing at Penn State’s one-acre Student Farm, The Student Farm Club will host its first Harvest Festival for the community on Wednesday, Sept. 7. The festival is free and open to the public. [Read More]
LION Bash Hopes to Bring Together Penn State Students, State College Community LION Bash Hopes to Bring Together Penn State Students, State College Community
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Lexi Shimkonis
For the second consecutive year, the Borough of State College will host the Living In One Neighborhood (LION) Bash in an effort to build a sense of community and strong neighborhoods among Penn State students and borough residents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Williams Set To Join Radio Broadcast Penn State Football: Williams Set To Join Radio Broadcast
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
A familiar name will be joining the Penn State radio broadcast team. [Read More]
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John Hook

For the Future That We Wait: A Penn State Class of 2020 Crystal Ball

Last week some 8,000 freshmen started attending classes in Happy Valley. The Class of 2020 is now in the house! And they have their hopes and dreams of what they want to do. So let's look in the future – what will this disparate group of young individuals do with their lives after they graduate?

Patty Kleban

'Trigger Warnings' a Matter of Common Sense and Courtesy

Last week, we learned that the University of Chicago community would no longer be providing trigger warnings for students. If you have followed the events of the last several years, you know that students at a smattering of campuses were reportedly requesting trigger warnings in advance of the prese

Penn State Football, Fast and Furious: 25 Games in 15 Months as Phase 2 of the Franklin Era BeginsMike Poorman

Phase I began on Jan. 11, 2014, and lasted just shy of 32 months, with 14 victories and 12 losses. For which James Franklin will have been paid approximately $12.14 million.

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