Newsletter for April 18th - April 25th
Are you ready for some football? The Blue-White
Game, a great chance for football fans to get a look at the 2012
squad, is this Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Admission and parking are FREE. There is plenty
happening in conjunction with the game, including fireworks, a carnival,
autograph sessions and MORE! Our Blue-White Weekend page has details,including tailgating recipes and a list of all the events happening throughout the weekend. (more info)
You can pick up your single-game tickets for the Spikes upcoming
season starting this Friday at 5 p.m. as
part of a free, fun, family event at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.
TicketFest 2012 will include an array of fun activities throughout the
evening culminating with a spectacular ballpark fireworks display
in partnership with Penn State Athletics as part of Blue-White Weekend.
Also, enjoy fan batting practice, catch on the field, live music, kids
and interactive learning activities, and the Spikes Ultimate Door Prize
Giveaway. (More info)
PSU Sandusky Fees: Dealing with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case has cost Penn State
$7,577,643. Internal investigation and crisis communications make up
the bulk of its expenses. (read)
Curley, Schultz: Tim Curley and Gary Schultz asked a judge on Tuesday to allow more time to file pre-trial motions for their perjury case.
BOT Audit: The decision to independently audit the May 3 Board of Trustees Election was part university-driven, part candidate-requested.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza: State College Borough Council took at least one big step on when it voted to rename Fraser Plaza after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (read)
Corbett Blasts ESPN: Twelve days after a scathing article run by ESPN Tom Corbett blasted
the organization, calling the article "totally, factually wrong." (read)
Earth Day Spring Scavenger Hunt
Enjoy Earth Day this Sunday from 2-4:00pm at the Millbrook Marsh Nature Center with this kid-based, eco-friendly scavenger hunt.
Families will work together in the marsh to find (but not disturb) real
birds nests, explore the marsh for signs of spring, and have a fun time
together! This event is FREE but donations are appreciated. (more info)
Thomas Edison, light bulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.
A little morning rain; clearing, warmer
Mainly cloudy, showers around; warmer
Cloudy and cooler with occasional rain
Milder with on-and-off rain and drizzle
Mild with rain at times
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