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Penn State University. (credit: Sean Laughlin)

Penn State Social Groups To Be Examined

The president of Penn State University says a task force will examine aspects of fraternity and sorority life as police investigate photos of naked and semi-nude women posted on a Facebook page linked to a university fraternity.

03/23/2015

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Penn State Professor Arrested For Rant On Plane Speaks To WPHT

Penn State University professor Karen Bettez Halnon was arrested earlier this week after smoking and going on a rant while on an American Airlines flight from Nicaragua to Miami.

03/18/2015

(File photo of Pa. state senator Joe Scarnati. Credit: KYW's Tony Romeo)

Top Pa. Lawmaker Says Penn State Should Bar Payment to Vietnam-Era Activist, Later a Professor of Education

Pennsylvania state senate president Joseph Scarnati has sent a letter to Penn State president Eric Barron, “basically objecting to the fact that they’re having a known domestic terrorist being sponsored by taxpayer dollars speaking at Penn State.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/16/2015

Late former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Paterno Family Suit Against Penn State, NCAA Heads To Court

Lawyers for Penn State, the NCAA and the family of Joe Paterno are heading to a central Pennsylvania courtroom to argue before a judge about unresolved issues in the Paterno family’s lawsuit over the 2012 consent decree between the university and the NCAA.

02/06/2015

(Penn State's board of trustees meets on Ocotber 28, 2014.  Image from Penn State TV)

Divided Penn State Trustees Set Aside Report Critical of School’s Handling of Sandusky Case

Penn State University’s board of trustees today voted down a proposal that would have taken a closer look at the Freeh Report -– the 2012 investigation that examined how the university handled the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

10/28/2014

Crispin will serve as an assistant for both the men's and women's basketball teams at Rowan this season (Photo credit: Rowan Athletic Communications)

Former PSU Star Joe Crispin Getting Coaching Career Started At Rowan

Former PSU star Joe Crispin has been hired to be an assistant basketball coach for Rowan University.

KYW Newsradio 1060–09/11/2014

Jerry Sandusky arrives at courthouse for sentencing (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Penn State Trustees To Discuss NCAA Lawsuit Status

Penn State’s trustees will meet by phone this week to discuss the status of state officials’ lawsuit against the NCAA over the use of a $60 million fine the university has been paying because of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.

08/11/2014

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Jaw-Dropping Study: Work LESS Stressful Than Home For Most People

Sure, the boss is a pain and your co-workers are crazy, but a new study says you’re better off in the office than hanging around the house, whether or not you have kids.

05/27/2014

Graham Spanier, left, (photo by  Hunter Martin/ Getty Images) in 2007.  Louis Freeh, right, (photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images) in 2012.

Pa. Judges Weighing Spanier vs. Freeh Case, Outgrowth of Penn State Scandal

It’s a case that stems from Louis Freeh’s investigation of Penn State’s handling of former football coach Jerry Sandusky, now serving a prison term, and his abuse of boys while an employee of the university.

05/21/2014

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Group of State College Residents Plan New Statue of Joe Paterno

Fans of the late Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno are planning to commission a new bronze statue of him, and place it across from the school.

04/23/2014

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3 Penn State Students Facing Charges In Stabbing

Three Penn State University students were facing charges in a stabbing incident over the weekend that injured two students from another school.

04/13/2014

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier.  (credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

Former Penn State President Files Complaint, Asks Judge To Halt Criminal Case

Spanier’s lawyers filed a complaint in federal court in Harrisburg Monday that says his case was “undertaken in bad faith” and that it violates his constitutional right to due process of law.

03/31/2014

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Penn State Trustee Resigns, Regrets Paterno Vote

A longtime member of the Penn State University Board of Trustees has resigned, saying he regrets his vote to fire Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno days after the arrest of Jerry Sandusky on child sexual abuse charges.

03/08/2014

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Two Archbishop Wood Stars Commit To Penn State

Archbishop Wood stars Jake Cooper and Ryan Bates figure to have it a little easier than a lot of Division I-caliber stars, since the two made a decision that sets their future.

03/03/2014

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New Penn State President Seeks Change Of Focus

The man recently hired to be Penn State’s next president hopes it’s time the focus will shift away from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.

03/02/2014

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