First Night State College will take over downtown Dec. 31. Along
with the large ice sculptures on Allen St., First Night will feature
musical and theatrical performances
in downtown churches, carriage rides, reindeer display, a Grand
Procession, indoor and outdoor resolution sculptures, and art workshops
for young people downtown. (more info)
Start off your family New Year's Eve up at the PSU Ice Rink. Skating
will be from 5:00 pm until 11:00 pm. CATA Shuttles will run to the ice rink
from College Avenue Downtown. Button is required and can be purchased at rink. Skate rental is discounted to $2. (more info)
Redshirt sophomore David Taylor followed Cael Sanderson to Penn State
and has represented the university as well as anyone could have hoped, writes new StateCollege.com Columnist Jeff Byers....read column
Houston ranks first in the nation in passing (443.8 yards a game), total offense (599.0) and scoring (50.8 points a game). The Nittany Lions are 10th in the nation in total defense (300.9) and fifth in points allowed (15.7 per game). Penn State ranks third all-time in bowl wins (27).
The game will be the third between the two schools and first since 1977
when the then No. 10-ranked Nittany Lions defeated Houston 31-14 in
State College on November 14. Penn State won the first game in the
series with a 24-7 win in 1964 at Rice Stadium.
Fun Fact of the Week
More vehicles are stolen on New Year's Day than on any other holiday throughout the year
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