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State High Considers Adding Detectors to Efforts to Combat Student Vaping State High Considers Adding Detectors to Efforts to Combat Student Vaping
by Geoff Rushton

Like secondary schools around the country, State High continues to see an increase in reports and confiscation of vapes from students on school grounds. A study published in November in the Journal of the American Medical Association found 28 percent of U.S. high school students self-reported using Full Story →

Dear John Urschel: Here's a CFP Selection Primer for You...and Penn State
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Dear John Urschel: Here's a CFP Selection Primer for You...and Penn State

A memo to the newest member of the College Football Playoff Committee, former Nittany Lion John Urschel, including some stats on the historical — and occasional hysterical — info the CFP has used when picking teams since 2014.

StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
A Hobo’s Song A Hobo’s Song

Philipsburg’s Luther Gette, ‘King of the Hobos,’ reflects on a life of hopping freight trains – with his PhD in French lit along for the ride.

StateCollege.com - Teresa Mull, Town&Gown
Top-10 Matches Highlight Penn State Wrestling’s Trip to Nebraska Top-10 Matches Highlight Penn State Wrestling’s Trip to Nebraska

No. 2 Penn State wrestling will travel to Lincoln on Friday to face off against No. 7 Nebraska in a match that will have many high-profile matchups.

StateCollege.com - Max Tolson
How Penn State Wrestling’s Jarod Verkleeren Is Overcoming Type 1 Diabetes on the Mat How Penn State Wrestling’s Jarod Verkleeren Is Overcoming Type 1 Diabetes on the Mat

“Everyone’s adversity is different. It can be injuries and stuff like that. For me, it’s focusing on keeping my blood sugar good.”

StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci

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Lady Lions Hang Tough But Come Up Short Against No. 17 Indiana Lady Lions Hang Tough But Come Up Short Against No. 17 Indiana
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Rory Pelella
An impressive first half wasn't enough to power the Lady Lions past No. 17 Indiana on Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
Dr. King’s Dream vs. 2020 Vision
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Dr. King’s Dream vs. 2020 Vision
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
This week we observed a national holiday created to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But does our 2020 society truly honor a man who asked us to lift our eyes to the horizon and dream of unity through non-violent change? [Read More]
Tourism Grant Applications Now Open Tourism Grant Applications Now Open
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com
The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau (HVAB), in partnership with the Centre County Board of Commissioners, announced that the grant application process for the 2020-21 Tourism Grant Program is now open. [Read More]
'One Book, One Bellefonte' to Hold Kickoff Event 'One Book, One Bellefonte' to Hold Kickoff Event
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
A free book give-away night to kick off Bellefonte READS 'One Book, One Bellefonte' for 2020 is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Bellefonte Area High School. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan For Big Road Victory Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan For Big Road Victory
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The season is long, and Penn State's three-game losing streak appears to be a thing of the past following a crucial 72-63 victory over Michigan in Ann Arbor for the Nittany Lions' second-straight victory. [Read More]
Centre County Joins Push for Increased Food Pantry Funding Centre County Joins Push for Increased Food Pantry Funding
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County and other counties throughout Pennsylvania have seen an overall decline in state funding for food pantries in recent years. Now they're joining together with human services agencies in an effort they hope will reverse that trend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Joins Playoff Selection Committee Penn State Football: John Urschel Joins Playoff Selection Committee
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State star offensive lineman John Urschel has been named to the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. [Read More]
Penn State Fraternity on Interim Suspension Following Sexual Assault Allegation Penn State Fraternity on Interim Suspension Following Sexual Assault Allegation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Penn State fraternity at the center of a sexual assault allegation has been placed on interim suspension by the university. [Read More]
Studio 1795 Is Bellefonte’s Newest Coworking and Event Space Studio 1795 Is Bellefonte’s Newest Coworking and Event Space
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Downtown Bellefonte has a new space for coworking and events at Studio 1795. Located at 122 S. Allegheny St., No.2, the studio has long been on the mind of Ellen Matis, director of Downtown Bellefonte Inc. and the founder of the social media company, Hello Social. [Read More]
Model Aviation Has Roots in Centre County Model Aviation Has Roots in Centre County
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Building and flying model airplanes is a hobby enjoyed by thousands of people around the world. The hobby has a long history, and some of it involves people from right here in Centre County. [Read More]

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Dr. King’s Dream vs. 2020 Vision
Column
Dr. King’s Dream vs. 2020 Vision
20 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
This week we observed a national holiday created to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But does our 2020 society truly honor a man who asked us to lift our eyes to the horizon and dream of unity through non-violent change? [Read More]
Tourism Grant Applications Now Open Tourism Grant Applications Now Open
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com
The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau (HVAB), in partnership with the Centre County Board of Commissioners, announced that the grant application process for the 2020-21 Tourism Grant Program is now open. [Read More]
'One Book, One Bellefonte' to Hold Kickoff Event 'One Book, One Bellefonte' to Hold Kickoff Event
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
A free book give-away night to kick off Bellefonte READS 'One Book, One Bellefonte' for 2020 is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Bellefonte Area High School. [Read More]
Centre County Joins Push for Increased Food Pantry Funding Centre County Joins Push for Increased Food Pantry Funding
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County and other counties throughout Pennsylvania have seen an overall decline in state funding for food pantries in recent years. Now they're joining together with human services agencies in an effort they hope will reverse that trend. [Read More]
Studio 1795 Is Bellefonte’s Newest Coworking and Event Space Studio 1795 Is Bellefonte’s Newest Coworking and Event Space
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Downtown Bellefonte has a new space for coworking and events at Studio 1795. Located at 122 S. Allegheny St., No.2, the studio has long been on the mind of Ellen Matis, director of Downtown Bellefonte Inc. and the founder of the social media company, Hello Social. [Read More]
Model Aviation Has Roots in Centre County Model Aviation Has Roots in Centre County
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Sam Stitzer
Building and flying model airplanes is a hobby enjoyed by thousands of people around the world. The hobby has a long history, and some of it involves people from right here in Centre County. [Read More]
Portraits of Thessalonians: Pilot-Shopkeeper-Patriot
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Portraits of Thessalonians: Pilot-Shopkeeper-Patriot
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Soon after we got here, while working our way through the neighborhood street market, we noticed in one of the shops a stainless-steel urn labeled “tsipouro” – a Greek brandy closely related to grappa and raki — and decided to get some for home use. That’s how we met Tsipouro Guy. [Read More]
Workforce Housing, Office Space Proposed for New Ferguson Township Building Workforce Housing, Office Space Proposed for New Ferguson Township Building
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A proposed mixed-use building that would include office space and affordable housing apartment units took a step forward last week with a recommendation for approval by Ferguson Township Planning Commission. [Read More]
Artist of the Month: Musician Caryn Dixon Is Living Her Dream Artist of the Month: Musician Caryn Dixon Is Living Her Dream
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bernard A. Oravec, Town&Gown
Caryn Dixon is a local professional musician, singer, and songwriter. Her style could be described as indie-pop or indie-folk and her performances are both engaging and enjoyable. Caryn’s influences include Sarah McLachlan, Jewel, Natalie Merchant, Vance Joy, Billie Eilish, the Beatles, and 1990s [Read More]
Keep Your Pet Safe with These Winter Pet Care Tips Keep Your Pet Safe with These Winter Pet Care Tips
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
Winter in Pennsylvania means sweater weather — and if it’s cold enough for you to need one, chances are your dog should be wearing one, too. Whether you think they look adorable or ridiculous, dog sweaters can perform an important function, depending on the dog. [Read More]

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Lady Lions Hang Tough But Come Up Short Against No. 17 Indiana Lady Lions Hang Tough But Come Up Short Against No. 17 Indiana
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Rory Pelella
An impressive first half wasn't enough to power the Lady Lions past No. 17 Indiana on Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan For Big Road Victory Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan For Big Road Victory
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The season is long, and Penn State's three-game losing streak appears to be a thing of the past following a crucial 72-63 victory over Michigan in Ann Arbor for the Nittany Lions' second-straight victory. [Read More]
Penn State Football: John Urschel Joins Playoff Selection Committee Penn State Football: John Urschel Joins Playoff Selection Committee
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Penn State star offensive lineman John Urschel has been named to the College Football Playoff Selection Committee. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Breaking Down Fouls Called On Lamar Stevens Penn State Basketball: Breaking Down Fouls Called On Lamar Stevens
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Through seven Big Ten game Penn State forward Lamar Stevens has been credited with at least four fouls on five different occasions. [Read More]
Report: Penn State Defensive End Enters Transfer Portal Report: Penn State Defensive End Enters Transfer Portal
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football defensive lineman Daniel Joseph has reportedly entered the transfer portal, according to Cole Cubelic of the SEC Network. [Read More]
Why the 'Save Our Spikes' Campaign Should Matter to You
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Why the 'Save Our Spikes' Campaign Should Matter to You
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Spikes baseball attracts business to the area, it brings families together and it provides another fun, affordable activity for the residents of this area. But we we could be seeing the last season of Minor League Baseball in Happy Valley unless we all pitch in and be proactive in supporting our hom [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add First Verbal Commit Of 2022 Class Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add First Verbal Commit Of 2022 Class
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball landed the first member of its 2022 class as sophomore guard Sonny Johnson Jr. of Garfield Heights, Ohio verbally committed to the program on Monday evening. [Read More]
5 Former Penn State Football Players Headed to Super Bowl LIV 5 Former Penn State Football Players Headed to Super Bowl LIV
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football will be represented by five former players at Super Bowl LIV following Sunday’s conference championship games. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Cruises Past Rutgers 38-6 Penn State Wrestling Cruises Past Rutgers 38-6
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jarod Kutz
No. 2 Penn State wrestling earned its sixth dual victory of the season with a 38-6 win over Rutgers on Sunday night in front of a sold-out Rec Hall crowd and on national television. [Read More]
Penn State Football No. 2 in Home Attendance in 2019, But Ticket Revenue Still Lags
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Penn State Football No. 2 in Home Attendance in 2019, But Ticket Revenue Still Lags
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For the second year in a row Michigan and Penn State ranked 1-2 in home game ticket sales. PSU’s challenge? A better ROI, which explains recent hikes in ticket prices and corresponding donations. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan For Big Road Victory Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan For Big Road Victory
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The season is long, and Penn State's three-game losing streak appears to be a thing of the past following a crucial 72-63 victory over Michigan in Ann Arbor for the Nittany Lions' second-straight victory. [Read More]
Penn State Fraternity on Interim Suspension Following Sexual Assault Allegation Penn State Fraternity on Interim Suspension Following Sexual Assault Allegation
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Penn State fraternity at the center of a sexual assault allegation has been placed on interim suspension by the university. [Read More]
Police Investigating Alleged Sexual Assault at Penn State Fraternity House Police Investigating Alleged Sexual Assault at Penn State Fraternity House
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A report received by Penn State police on Tuesday morning alleges that a university student was sexually assaulted by four fraternity members last week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Breaking Down Fouls Called On Lamar Stevens Penn State Basketball: Breaking Down Fouls Called On Lamar Stevens
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Through seven Big Ten game Penn State forward Lamar Stevens has been credited with at least four fouls on five different occasions. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add First Verbal Commit Of 2022 Class Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Add First Verbal Commit Of 2022 Class
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men's basketball landed the first member of its 2022 class as sophomore guard Sonny Johnson Jr. of Garfield Heights, Ohio verbally committed to the program on Monday evening. [Read More]
Penn State, South Hills Receive Sexual Assault Prevention Grants Penn State, South Hills Receive Sexual Assault Prevention Grants
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State and South Hills School of Business & Technology are among 36 colleges and universities to receive a combined $1 million in grants for 2020 from the It's On Us Pennsylvania program to combat campus sexual assault. [Read More]
Fraternity Fallout: How Penn State Students Have Responded to New Alcohol Restrictions Fraternity Fallout: How Penn State Students Have Responded to New Alcohol Restrictions
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
In the nearly three years since Tim Piazza’s death, the drinking culture at Penn State has been in the spotlight. While the university imposed restrictions on Greek life to curb drinking, and some university statistics even show positive signs, students say they won’t stop drinking liquor and be [Read More]
Penn State Football No. 2 in Home Attendance in 2019, But Ticket Revenue Still Lags
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Penn State Football No. 2 in Home Attendance in 2019, But Ticket Revenue Still Lags
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For the second year in a row Michigan and Penn State ranked 1-2 in home game ticket sales. PSU’s challenge? A better ROI, which explains recent hikes in ticket prices and corresponding donations. [Read More]
Penn State Rounds Out 2020 Coaching Staff With Receivers Coach Hire Penn State Rounds Out 2020 Coaching Staff With Receivers Coach Hire
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football has hired Miami (FL) wide receivers coach Taylor Stubblefield to the same position on James Franklin’s coaching staff. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Earn Tie With Michigan As Wolverines Pick Up Extra Point Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Earn Tie With Michigan As Wolverines Pick Up Extra Point
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As Penn State coach Guy Gadowsky is fond of saying, every hockey game deals with three things: bouncing pucks, refs and goaltending. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Dear John Urschel: Here's a CFP Selection Primer for You...and Penn State

A memo to the newest member of the College Football Playoff Committee, former Nittany Lion John Urschel, including some stats on the historical — and occasional hysterical — info the CFP has used when picking teams since 2014.

Jay Paterno

Dr. King’s Dream vs. 2020 Vision

This week we observed a national holiday created to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But does our 2020 society truly honor a man who asked us to lift our eyes to the horizon and dream of unity through non-violent change?

Portraits of Thessalonians: Pilot-Shopkeeper-PatriotRussell Frank

Soon after we got here, while working our way through the neighborhood street market, we noticed in one of the shops a stainless-steel urn labeled “tsipouro” – a Greek brandy closely related to grappa and raki — and decided to get some for home use. That’s how we met Tsipouro Guy.

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