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Jay Paterno

State College native and Penn State graduate Jay Paterno is a father, husband and political volunteer. He’s a frequent guest lecturer on campus and at Penn State events and was the longtime quarterbacks coach for the Nittany Lions. His column appears every other Thursday. Follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/JayPaterno

Articles by Jay Paterno

The Messy Truth of The Presidential Primaries
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The Messy Truth of The Presidential Primaries
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
For just the second time in my voting lifetime the presidential primary in Pennsylvania matters, and this year the bizarre and complicated way in which the two parties select their nominee is front and center. [Read More]
Being A Columnist Means Never Having to Say I'm Sorry
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Being A Columnist Means Never Having to Say I'm Sorry
21 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Cases like the Duke lacrosse story show it's all too easy for opinion writers to walk away from the damage done when they get the story wrong, writes Jay Paterno. [Read More]
Building on a Legacy Realized
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Building on a Legacy Realized
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Former Penn State quarterback Michael Robinson and his commitment to helping young students excel academically and as citizens represents the closing of a circle that began years ago [Read More]
Springtime in Happy Valley Makes Us All Young Again
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Springtime in Happy Valley Makes Us All Young Again
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
We are lucky to live in Happy Valley where no one is immune to the spell of springtime. Spring may be the season of the young, but it is there for all of us to grasp. Maybe we are older but we find renewal in spring cleaning, a garden, a fly line on the water, the sound of a fastball smacking the ca [Read More]
In Politics, Technology Matters
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In Politics, Technology Matters
27 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
In 2016, Trump has been the first to truly master the world of two-screen technology. He is everywhere on television, and the media welcomes him because he moves the ratings needle. But Trump is also dominant on social media. [Read More]
Signing Day Lessons From Two Super Bowl Stories
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Signing Day Lessons From Two Super Bowl Stories
29 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Jordan Norwood is a graduate of State College and Penn State and a star of two of the most electric offenses in school history. What you may not know is that he was one of the smartest and toughest players to play here. [Read More]
Happy Valley 2016: The World Is Here
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Happy Valley 2016: The World Is Here
31 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
As we look at world events, we see economic news that seems distant from our community. A closer look reveals possible storm clouds headed toward Happy Valley. [Read More]
Freed from Future Campaigns, A President Finds His Voice
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Freed from Future Campaigns, A President Finds His Voice
33 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Those inclined to dismiss Obama's State of The Union should realize they'd praise the same language and issues coming from the mouth of Reagan. Those who may dislike Reagan's presidency should realize he stood for some things they would support coming from Obama. [Read More]
Your Musical Guide to the College Football Playoff
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Your Musical Guide to the College Football Playoff
35 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
As The College Football Playoff begins, the hope is that the playoffs will attract people that are not everyday college football fans. For the new college football fan, I offer a musical guide to college football to help you associate teams and programs with musical bands that are familiar. [Read More]
All You Need To Know About Bowl Season
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All You Need To Know About Bowl Season
37 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
The new Star Wars is opening, but it’s no match for the slate of six bowl games that kick off bowl season this weekend. Rather than battle all the costumed Star Wars fans for a seat in the theater, sit home this weekend and take in the bowl games. [Read More]
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