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Penn State Researchers Uncover New Trends In Teenage Drug Use

Penn State Researchers Uncover New Trends In Teenage Drug Use

- Michael Martin Garrett

“It’s like asking, ‘if you use cigarettes, what are the odds you’re also going to use marijuana,’ but that assumes that relationship is a universal constant. Our approach is to say that relationship is changing over time,” says John Dziak, a researcher with the Penn State Methodology Ce


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Hammond Building Catches Fire, Will Be Closed Wednesday Hammond Building Catches Fire, Will Be Closed Wednesday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
A graduate research office on the second floor caught fire and the cause is still unknown. There was no one was in the building when the fire caught and crews had it out within ten minutes. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan State. [Read More]
Greetings from 'Alabama'
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Greetings from 'Alabama'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I came away thinking that I live in a strange land. State College is no hotbed of liberalism, but it is surely an exception to Clinton crony James Carville's famous formulation that "Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and Alabama in the middle." [Read More]
Trumpeter Swan Makes a Comeback after Being Hit by a Car Trumpeter Swan Makes a Comeback after Being Hit by a Car
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
"When we got all of the results back we weren't sure if she would survive. The Veterinarians who did surgery on her foot didn't what to do surgery right away because of her high lead levels and pneumonia." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Ticket Sales Date Announced Penn State Hockey Ticket Sales Date Announced
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
Penn State Students will have a chance to buy a 16-game student-ticket package. The tickets will be sold through TicketMaster.com for $143.00. [Read More]
Senior Center Will Set Up Shop in Nittany Mall Senior Center Will Set Up Shop in Nittany Mall
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"For a lot of people, the senior center is the only outlet they have to interact with people their own age," says Pat Sanders, a frequent visitor of the center. "There's everything from line dancing, which is really intensive, to people who just like to sit and play games." [Read More]
New Show by Local Playwright Promises Revolution & Laughter New Show by Local Playwright Promises Revolution & Laughter
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
An unassuming kitchen table surrounded by 50’s housewives may not seem like the place where a revolution begins, but then one of the wives starts pulling out electric vibrators. “Put all this together, and we have a perfect storm,” Sax says. “We have a comedy.” [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan [Read More]
Board Passes High School Project Floor Plan, Explores Revenue Sources Board Passes High School Project Floor Plan, Explores Revenue Sources
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The State College area school district board met on Monday night, voting on the State High Project 90 percent floor plan. The updated floor plan establishes the final building configuration and allows the developers to complete mechanical, electrical, and plumbing drawings. [Read More]
Corey Feldman Loses Special Olympics Gig, Blames Spikes Corey Feldman Loses Special Olympics Gig, Blames Spikes
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
“I do not blame anyone that has anything to do with the Special Olympics for making this decision as they are only doing what they feel best protects the athletes and all involved from unnecessary negative press,” says Feldman [Read More]

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Hammond Building Catches Fire, Will Be Closed Wednesday Hammond Building Catches Fire, Will Be Closed Wednesday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
A graduate research office on the second floor caught fire and the cause is still unknown. There was no one was in the building when the fire caught and crews had it out within ten minutes. [Read More]
Greetings from 'Alabama'
Column
Greetings from 'Alabama'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I came away thinking that I live in a strange land. State College is no hotbed of liberalism, but it is surely an exception to Clinton crony James Carville's famous formulation that "Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and Alabama in the middle." [Read More]
Senior Center Will Set Up Shop in Nittany Mall Senior Center Will Set Up Shop in Nittany Mall
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"For a lot of people, the senior center is the only outlet they have to interact with people their own age," says Pat Sanders, a frequent visitor of the center. "There's everything from line dancing, which is really intensive, to people who just like to sit and play games." [Read More]
New Show by Local Playwright Promises Revolution & Laughter New Show by Local Playwright Promises Revolution & Laughter
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
An unassuming kitchen table surrounded by 50’s housewives may not seem like the place where a revolution begins, but then one of the wives starts pulling out electric vibrators. “Put all this together, and we have a perfect storm,” Sax says. “We have a comedy.” [Read More]
Board Passes High School Project Floor Plan, Explores Revenue Sources Board Passes High School Project Floor Plan, Explores Revenue Sources
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
The State College area school district board met on Monday night, voting on the State High Project 90 percent floor plan. The updated floor plan establishes the final building configuration and allows the developers to complete mechanical, electrical, and plumbing drawings. [Read More]
Corey Feldman Loses Special Olympics Gig, Blames Spikes Corey Feldman Loses Special Olympics Gig, Blames Spikes
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
“I do not blame anyone that has anything to do with the Special Olympics for making this decision as they are only doing what they feel best protects the athletes and all involved from unnecessary negative press,” says Feldman [Read More]
James Franklin: Phillies THON Night First Pitch 'A Huge Thrill' James Franklin: Phillies THON Night First Pitch 'A Huge Thrill'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"Having grown up 25 minutes from the Phillies ballpark, I am a lifelong fan and to have the opportunity to take the mound at Citizens Bank Park is a huge thrill for me," James Franklin says. "It is even cooler to throw out the first pitch on THON night." [Read More]
From State College to Orlando, Tex-Mex Reigns Supreme
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From State College to Orlando, Tex-Mex Reigns Supreme
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - John Hook
All of the Tex-Mex joints in town have different things going for them. California Tortilla has the best queso. Moe's gives you free chips with every order, and Chipotle has the best rice I've ever tasted. I'm not quite sure what Qdoba's individual bonus is. [Read More]
Spikes Decimate Records As 2015 Season Gets Underway Spikes Decimate Records As 2015 Season Gets Underway
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connor Greeley
For the beginning of this young season, much of the buzz was around first baseman Casey Grayson, as he was quickly becoming the most consistent and reliable offensive threat for the Spikes. "Some stuff goes your way and that's the difference between going .400 and .300," Grayson said. [Read More]
Schwab Auditorium Balcony Collapses, One Person Hospitalized Schwab Auditorium Balcony Collapses, One Person Hospitalized
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
According to a news release from the university, a small section of the balcony overhang fell during the event at approximately 11:25 a.m. One person was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center for minor injuries and another was treated and released by EMTs on site. [Read More]

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Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan State. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Ticket Sales Date Announced Penn State Hockey Ticket Sales Date Announced
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
Penn State Students will have a chance to buy a 16-game student-ticket package. The tickets will be sold through TicketMaster.com for $143.00. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan [Read More]
Corey Feldman Loses Special Olympics Gig, Blames Spikes Corey Feldman Loses Special Olympics Gig, Blames Spikes
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
“I do not blame anyone that has anything to do with the Special Olympics for making this decision as they are only doing what they feel best protects the athletes and all involved from unnecessary negative press,” says Feldman [Read More]
James Franklin: Phillies THON Night First Pitch 'A Huge Thrill' James Franklin: Phillies THON Night First Pitch 'A Huge Thrill'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"Having grown up 25 minutes from the Phillies ballpark, I am a lifelong fan and to have the opportunity to take the mound at Citizens Bank Park is a huge thrill for me," James Franklin says. "It is even cooler to throw out the first pitch on THON night." [Read More]
Spikes Decimate Records As 2015 Season Gets Underway Spikes Decimate Records As 2015 Season Gets Underway
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connor Greeley
For the beginning of this young season, much of the buzz was around first baseman Casey Grayson, as he was quickly becoming the most consistent and reliable offensive threat for the Spikes. "Some stuff goes your way and that's the difference between going .400 and .300," Grayson said. [Read More]
Nittany Lions Help Team USA to Two Gold Medals Nittany Lions Help Team USA to Two Gold Medals
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
Three former women's volleyball National Champions captured gold medals in the Pan American Games and Volleyball World Gran Prix on the same day. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Northwestern Could Spell Trouble For Nittany Lions Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Northwestern Could Spell Trouble For Nittany Lions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Northwestern [Read More]
Penn State Football: Huff Hopes Road Trip to NFL Teams Pays Special Dividends
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Penn State Football: Huff Hopes Road Trip to NFL Teams Pays Special Dividends
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Pittsburgh and Baltimore and Cleveland and Cincinnati and Detroit. It was a special road trip this summer for Charles Huff and his sidekick, Sam Williams. Special – as in special teams. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Illinois Looks For Spark As Beckman Era Continues Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Illinois Looks For Spark As Beckman Era Continues
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Illinois [Read More]

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Hammond Building Catches Fire, Will Be Closed Wednesday Hammond Building Catches Fire, Will Be Closed Wednesday
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
A graduate research office on the second floor caught fire and the cause is still unknown. There was no one was in the building when the fire caught and crews had it out within ten minutes. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan State Has Just The Right Number Of Cooks
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan State. [Read More]
Greetings from 'Alabama'
Column
Greetings from 'Alabama'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
I came away thinking that I live in a strange land. State College is no hotbed of liberalism, but it is surely an exception to Clinton crony James Carville's famous formulation that "Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and Alabama in the middle." [Read More]
Penn State Hockey Ticket Sales Date Announced Penn State Hockey Ticket Sales Date Announced
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Abhar Shah
Penn State Students will have a chance to buy a 16-game student-ticket package. The tickets will be sold through TicketMaster.com for $143.00. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Michigan Brings Start Of Harbaugh Era To Happy Valley
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Michigan [Read More]
James Franklin: Phillies THON Night First Pitch 'A Huge Thrill' James Franklin: Phillies THON Night First Pitch 'A Huge Thrill'
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"Having grown up 25 minutes from the Phillies ballpark, I am a lifelong fan and to have the opportunity to take the mound at Citizens Bank Park is a huge thrill for me," James Franklin says. "It is even cooler to throw out the first pitch on THON night." [Read More]
Schwab Auditorium Balcony Collapses, One Person Hospitalized Schwab Auditorium Balcony Collapses, One Person Hospitalized
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
According to a news release from the university, a small section of the balcony overhang fell during the event at approximately 11:25 a.m. One person was taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center for minor injuries and another was treated and released by EMTs on site. [Read More]
Nittany Lions Help Team USA to Two Gold Medals Nittany Lions Help Team USA to Two Gold Medals
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
Three former women's volleyball National Champions captured gold medals in the Pan American Games and Volleyball World Gran Prix on the same day. [Read More]
Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Northwestern Could Spell Trouble For Nittany Lions Penn State Football Opponent Preview: Northwestern Could Spell Trouble For Nittany Lions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football will start training camp in a few short weeks and after that the season will quickly arrive. So as July slowly turns into August it is time to look ahead to the opponents the Nittany Lions will face this season. And so here are a few things to know about Northwestern [Read More]
Penn State Football: Huff Hopes Road Trip to NFL Teams Pays Special Dividends
Column
Penn State Football: Huff Hopes Road Trip to NFL Teams Pays Special Dividends
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Pittsburgh and Baltimore and Cleveland and Cincinnati and Detroit. It was a special road trip this summer for Charles Huff and his sidekick, Sam Williams. Special – as in special teams. [Read More]
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Presidential Politics and 6 Degrees of Separation

Before the debate season starts and some candidates get culled from the herd I thought it a good time to look for some local/Penn State connections to the field—some obvious and some maybe not.

Russell Frank

Greetings from 'Alabama'

I came away thinking that I live in a strange land. State College is no hotbed of liberalism, but it is surely an exception to Clinton crony James Carville's famous formulation that "Pennsylvania is Pittsburgh and Philadelphia and Alabama in the middle."

From State College to Orlando, Tex-Mex Reigns SupremeJohn Hook

All of the Tex-Mex joints in town have different things going for them. California Tortilla has the best queso. Moe's gives you free chips with every order, and Chipotle has the best rice I've ever tasted. I'm not quite sure what Qdoba's individual bonus is.

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