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The Nittany Lion Inn, located on campus, is Happy Valley's premier hotel experience where comfort and quality meet Penn State tradition. It features The Dining Room, a fine dining restaurant that turns any meal into a...
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“Life is a lot like a piano—what you get out of it depends on how you play it.” — Thomas Lehrer The black and white keys, the crescendo, the melody, the musical classics that make our hearts feel a human something, a...
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The Nittany Lion Inn, located on campus, is Happy Valley's premier hotel experience where comfort and quality meet Penn State tradition. It features The Dining Room, a fine dining restaurant that turns any meal into a...
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By Sierra Kennedy   If you are anything like me, you probably consider trying out new foods one of the best parts of traveling. This does not necessarily have to mean visiting Happy Valley from another town or state — ...
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It is 11 a.m. Wednesday, as Pizza Mia owner, John Jennings, walks into his restaurant cradling an oversized bag of tomatoes, freshly picked at Hilltop Farm in Bellefonte. He pauses to talk to a customer before hurrying...
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Penn State football sees promising changes for next season

2018 has definitely been a year of transition for Penn State football.  Penn State has about 637,000 current alumni, and it's felt like every one of them has pointed their fingers at Ricky Rahne at some point this football season. Whether it was his ill-fated fourth-and-5 call in the final minutes against Ohio State or the Nittany Lions' lack of long gains, the 37-year-old Rahne has been a popular target in his first season as offensive coordinator.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in State College!

What are you doing to ring in the New Year? If you haven’t made up your mind yet, Happy Valley has plenty to offer!  Here are some options for joining in the festivities and saying goodbye to the year and hello to 2019. 

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Travis Scott's 'Astroworld' tour

The Houston rapper's live shows have become the stuff of a legend with Billboard writing, "Travis Scott's penchant for raging, off-the-wall live shows have become an essential part of his career."  Speaking about the early shows of the first leg of the "ASTROWORLD: WISH YOU WERE HERE" tour, Complex says, "this show is worth whatever effort you have to put forth to catch it."

"Travis Scott's 'Astroworld' Tour Is the Greatest Show on Earth"

- Rolling Stone

Citrus Bowl media day_James Franklin (opening statement)

Penn State's head coach met with the media to preview the Citrus Bowl and share updates from the recruiting trail. 

Citrus Bowl media day_James Franklin (McSorley)

James Franklin looks at the impact that Trace McSorley has had on the Penn State program. Speaking of McSorley and Saquon Barkley, Franklin said he hopes they can be an example for young players:

"When you trust and that when you invest in the things that we're asking them to do, you've got a chance to have a really good career."

Citrus Bowl media day_Trace McSorley

Penn State's senior quarterback and team captain met with the media to preview the Citrus Bowl, his last game as a Nittany Lion. 

Citrus Bowl media day_Garrett Taylor

Garrett Taylor discusses how his leadership has evolved over the last two years. He says there's a connection between his on-field play expanding along with his leadership role on the team. 

Best alumni gifts for Penn State graduates

This weekend, Penn State's 830,000 alumni will be getting a fresh infusion of graduates. While times have changed since the first twelve graduated in 1861, some things have stated the same. We want to mark commencement day with a memorable gift that will bring back memories of the day for years to come.

Here are some of our top picks.

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