Christian Hackenberg had his ups and downs in the season opener, but he and the Penn State football team eventually prevailed 23-17 over the Syracuse Orange on Saturday afternoon.
Monthly Archives: August, 2013
In a letter written to filmmaker John Ziegler, Jerry Sandusky calls Penn State insane for reaching settlements.
On the outside, Kayla Nakonechni is your typical Penn Stater. She camps at Nittanyville, studies biology, and danced in THON last year. On the inside, though, she’s fighting the battle of her life.
Former President Graham Spanier is permitted to travel internationally, as long as certain conditions are met. If he would like to leave the country, Spanier must apply for permission at least 20 days ahead of time, lay out an itinerary, and provide the country’s extradition policy regarding the United States.
We’re just one day away from the start of the 2013 season. Bill O’Brien is entering his second season opener as Penn State’s head coach. A new starting quarterback — either Christian Hackenberg or Tyler Ferguson — will take his first snap on Saturday afternoon. The Nittany Lions are playing at an NFL stadium — the home of the New York Jets and New York Giants — starting at 3:30 p.m. against the Syracuse Orange.
Though when you walk into Beaver Hill or Calder Commons, you may expect any given apartment to be littered with empty Natty cans and Pokey Stix boxes, there are honestly some gorgeous, clean, well-decorated apartments and dorms in the Penn State community. Welcome to the first installation of Onward State Cribs; prepare to drool over some gorgeous decor.
Penn State Wrestling announced its schedule for the 2013-2014 year earlier today, highlighted by a home match against national runner-up Oklahoma State on February 16 and a dual meet vs. Pittsburgh on Dec. 8 in the Bryce Jordan Center — the first match in the BJC since 2005.
Easy vegetarian recipes for Penn State students who don’t want to break the bank.
UPUA may have had all summer to write up new legislation, but that’ll have to wait till next week as the first meeting of the semester only featured two items of new business on the agenda. Coupled with a presentation by VP of Student Affairs Damon Sims, this UPUA meeting will most likely go down as one of the more forgettable ones of the 8th Assembly.
For a unique look into Penn State’s history, you can join the Lion Ambassadors for their annual “Lantern Tours,” which will take place on Friday, September 13th at Old Main from 7-9 p.m. The theme this year is “Illuminate Old State.”
A group of Penn State undergrads were able to take home first place at a design competition last week after designing a badass helicopter, called “Griffin”. The AHS International Student Design Competition is a yearly event that tasks students with designing a vertical lift aircraft that meets certain requirements. This year, students were given the challenge of designing an helicopter that could fly during natural disasters. The design needed to be able to carry large payloads as well as reach the destination in the timely manner.
Comedian Nick Offerman, well-mustached star of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” (and professional woodworker), will kick off a semester of SPA events performing in Eisenhower Auditorium.
American Eagle has already fallen out of fashion with teens, and now it probably won’t do so well with Pennsylvania college football fans, either.
If you’re planning to make the trip down to East Rutherford for Penn State’s season opener vs. Syracuse at Metlife Stadium, be advised about the NFL’s new policy concerning bags (hint: it doesn’t like them) and what is allowed inside the stadium.
A research group of astronomers from Penn State have discovered that a star (HD 140283 a.k.a. “Methuselah”) appears to be older than the universe itself.