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David Pencek, Town&Gown

David Pencek is editor of Town&Gown magazine, Town&Gown's Penn State Football Annual, and Town&Gown's Penn State Winter Sports Annual.

Articles by David Pencek, Town&Gown

Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
I debated whether to use this space to write about all the recent developments with the NCAA and its e-mails and how it handled Penn State more than two years ago, or to write about something more in tune with this time of year. I chose the latter — and I’m not bluffing — [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
7 weeks ago - Town and gown
To set the record straight, I hate shopping. I rarely go shopping for something for myself, unless I have finally convinced myself that I absolutely need to buy a particular item. When that happens, I put a plan in place to hit the store, buy the item, and get out as quickly as possible. And [Read More]
Six Pack for the Week Six Pack for the Week
9 weeks ago - Town and gown
Highlights for the weekend and coming week in entertainment, sports, and more: Fall Festivals Continue: It’s the middle of October and there are still plenty of fall festivals to enjoy. Way Fruit Farm has its Fall Festival on Saturday. Bellefonte has its fall festival at Talleyrand Park [Read More]
Six Pack for the Week Six Pack for the Week
11 weeks ago - Town and gown
Highlights for the weekend and coming week in entertainment, sports, and more: First Friday: Downtown State College hosts its monthly First Friday events. A nice way to kick off the weekend. This month’s features include dancing performances, bakeware demonstration, the unveiling of the [Read More]
5 Questions with Seth Bockley, director and co-adaptor of Basetrack Live 5 Questions with Seth Bockley, director and co-adaptor of Basetrack Live
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
For some, members of America’s military can be seen like Superheroes. They defend this country and serve it in some of the most dangerous places in the world. But while these men and women do extraordinary things, there is also the “human” side. They have families back home who [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
12 weeks ago - Town and gown
When news came out that the NCAA had basically done away with the sanctions against Penn State’s football team — allowing the Nittany Lions to be bowl eligible this season and to have the maximum number of players on scholarship next season — I admit I had mixed emotions. The [Read More]
Still Going Strong Still Going Strong
13 weeks ago - Town and gown
While she had head-coaching experience, Char Morett faced a bigger challenge when she returned to her alma mater in 1987 to become Penn State’s field hockey head coach. She had led Boston College to three winning seasons, but now she was taking over a program that had won two national titles [Read More]
Q&A: Susan Kroeker Q&A: Susan Kroeker
16 weeks ago - Town and gown
For the first time since it was founded in 1991, Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra won’t have Douglas Meyer as its music director and conductor. Meyer retired at the end of the 2013-14 season, so the 2014-15 season for PCO, titled Great Expectations!, will be one where the orchestra finds [Read More]
The Players The Players
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
Raquel Rodriguez may have a greater appreciation than many of today’s female student-athletes for what it took to bring gender equality to intercollegiate athletics to Penn State and across the nation. Growing up in Costa Rica, where soccer is the national sport, Rodriguez didn’t know [Read More]
Letter from the Editor Letter from the Editor
17 weeks ago - Town and gown
The 50th anniversary is known as the golden anniversary — and when you’re talking about women’s athletics at Penn State, the first 50 years have, indeed, been golden. They’ve been filled with numerous national titles, hall-of-fame student-athletes, coaches, and [Read More]
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