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Letter: Clinton Has Best Plan for Students and Families
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Letter: Clinton Has Best Plan for Students and Families
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com
I am a retired professor of engineering and a woman. Having spent 35 years teaching in public universities, I have witnessed students struggling to put themselves through college, often the first in their family to do so. [Read More]
Letter: Hillary & Eleanor
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Letter: Hillary & Eleanor
3 days ago - StateCollege.com
Eleanor Roosevelt was mocked — the same kind of thing Hillary Clinton has had to endure. Hillary's history needs to be shouted out loud and clear, even to her supporters. [Read More]
Letter: Remembering the Early Days of State College Little League
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Letter: Remembering the Early Days of State College Little League
1 week ago - StateCollege.com
I enjoyed the Gill Field article by Bill Horlacher. The first days of State College Little League as I remember them may add to his history. [Read More]
Letter: Two Fans Speak Out
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Letter: Two Fans Speak Out
1 week ago - StateCollege.com
The governing board and administrative leadership at Penn State have failed in their responsibilities to this University at every level. [Read More]
New Year Set to Get Off to a Chilly, Messy Start
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New Year Set to Get Off to a Chilly, Messy Start
91 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
This New Year's Eve, the champagne won't be the only thing on ice. There will be some breezy winds making the temperature feel like it's close to zero. At some point over the weekend it's going to get messy. "It's going to depend on how quickly we change over to sleet and then freezing rain." [Read More]
NCAA Damaged Penn State's Reputation: 'They Owe Us'
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NCAA Damaged Penn State's Reputation: 'They Owe Us'
99 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
1) The wins earned by student athletes who had nothing to do with any of the allegations contained in the Freeh report and were improperly taken by the NCAA should be restored 2) The monetary penalty should be removed and all of our money taken from innocent students be returned [Read More]
Best Practices Should Guide Restructuring of Penn State Board of Trustees
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Best Practices Should Guide Restructuring of Penn State Board of Trustees
101 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Penn State has evolved into a complex, multi-faceted modern university since our founding as "Farmers' High School" in 1855, and our board composition should reflect that reality. [Read More]
Students say Legislation Could Pose Environmental Consequences
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Students say Legislation Could Pose Environmental Consequences
103 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
If this bill were passed, lives wouldn't be as good. When water is dirty, people, fish, and other species using that water can't survive. They may become endangered or even extinct. More chemicals are needed to clean the water. That causes added pollution and damage to the environment. [Read More]
Little League Lost its Way
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Little League Lost its Way
113 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
In essence a small number of adults, some with a vested interest in their own child's development, are determining which children have the opportunity to develop their skills at a privileged level of instruction for not one, but two additional years! [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: Joel Myers Congratulates New Board Members
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Letters to the Editor: Joel Myers Congratulates New Board Members
124 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joel Myers
My final message to all of you is to not allow public opinions, agendas or politicians to sway you from guiding this institution away from its cherished and sacred purpose of educating the sons and daughters of Pennsylvanians and Americans and now increasingly the world ... [Read More]
Myers Hails Court’s Decision To Look At NCAA Sanctions
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Myers Hails Court’s Decision To Look At NCAA Sanctions
129 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The court decision this week in the NCAA case, while not final and subject to possible trial, supports the position I have taken as a Board member from the beginning. [Read More]
Alice Pope: An Excellent Trustee Candidate
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Alice Pope: An Excellent Trustee Candidate
130 weeks ago - Letters to the Editor
Although Penn State's core mission is education, the thirty voting members of its board of trustees include no active faculty. None of the current members has been a professor since 1981; an era where chalkboards were the main instructional technology. [Read More]
Trustee: Canceled Paterno Tribute Not What it Seems
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Trustee: Canceled Paterno Tribute Not What it Seems
130 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Recent headlines and stories state that Penn State Trustees cancelled a tribute to Joe Paterno that was scheduled to be made by President Rodney Erickson. With information that was previously confidential coming out, it can be told that appearances are not all they seem. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: A Candidate's Response to Joel Myers
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Letters to the Editor: A Candidate's Response to Joel Myers
136 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
As a candidate to replace you on the Board of Trustees, and on behalf of the other candidates, I would like to thank you for making this a referendum on your actions, and the actions of your fellow trustees, in November, 2011 and the following months. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: I'm Running to Give Penn State Alumni a Referendum Question: Onward? Or Backward?
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Letters to the Editor: I'm Running to Give Penn State Alumni a Referendum Question: Onward? Or Backward?
136 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
My candidacy is about surging ahead with a positive Penn State vision. The PS4RS group is about moving backward. I did not agree with every decision. I spoke out strongly against the NCAA sanctions. And I acted in several ways to prevent the board from ratifying them. But, as a group, for better or [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: Use your Super Privilege for Good
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Letters to the Editor: Use your Super Privilege for Good
136 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
My guess is that there have always been gay athletes – they were just in the closet; but as society starts to change and be more inclusive, individuals feel more comfortable being open about whom they authentically are. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: Now Is The Time
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Letters to the Editor: Now Is The Time
139 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony P. Lubrano
The Penn State community cannot simply "Move On" without first addressing that which ails us. NOW IS THE TIME for the Board of Trustees... To demonstrate leadership and defend our great school [Read More]
School Board Leaders Pen Letter Asking Community To Support High School Referendum
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School Board Leaders Pen Letter Asking Community To Support High School Referendum
140 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
While the deteriorating condition of the buildings is driving the need for this project, we believe an investment of this magnitude must provide a building design that better meets the educational needs of our students. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: Concerns About James Franklin's Conduct
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Letters to the Editor: Concerns About James Franklin's Conduct
141 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
If Mr. Franklin is hired by Penn State without dismissal of these allegations, the morality and ethical soundness of Mr. Franklin himself would remain in question, as would his appropriateness to represent the Penn State brand. [Read More]
A New Standard of Excellence at Penn State
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A New Standard of Excellence at Penn State
145 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Dear Penn State Community: It is time that many of the extremely positive things happening at The Pennsylvania State University get their proper recognition: Enrollment. One of the greatest measures of a university’s success is the demand by future students. Applications for enrollment at [Read More]
Penn State Responds to Anti-Semitic Vandalism that Targeted Fraternity
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Penn State Responds to Anti-Semitic Vandalism that Targeted Fraternity
150 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The recent hateful and offensive anti-Semitic vandalism directed toward Beta Sigma Beta fraternity is unacceptable in our community and should be unacceptable anywhere. Hateful behavior that feeds anxiety and division among us simply must not stand. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: PS4RS Attack Ads Are False
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Letters to the Editor: PS4RS Attack Ads Are False
150 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Dear Penn State Community: The recent PS4RS attack ads naming me are unprovoked and false. The very goodwill PS4RS claims they wish to achieve, they have abandoned. Their recent advertisements in the Centre Daily Times correctly state I voted for Board of Trustee term limits and that I have been [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: No Friend of Penn State
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Letter to the Editor: No Friend of Penn State
151 weeks ago - Letters to the Editor
I was disappointed to learn that Penn State Berks has invited H.G. “Buzz” Bissinger to speak on campus later this month to give a lecture about "Sports Culture in America." As many Penn Staters are aware, Bissinger has espoused vulgar and hateful things toward the university, the [Read More]
Urging State College Residents to Elect Ron Madrid as Mayor
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Urging State College Residents to Elect Ron Madrid as Mayor
152 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I am writing on behalf of Mayoral Candidate Ron Madrid. State College is constantly praised for its high quality of life, as illustrated by recent rankings such as second smartest city and the third best college town in the U.S.   But sustaining and advancing our quality of life [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: “Anticipation Of Tradition”
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Letters to the Editor: “Anticipation Of Tradition”
161 weeks ago - Letters to the Editor
I wake each morning and drive to work, seeing you on my daily commute is an awesome perk. Some mornings are grey with clouds taking over the sky, while other mornings are so bright, shades are needed to cover my eyes. Regardless of the weather, you’re there standing tall and proud, waiting, [Read More]

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