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Aug 19, 2019 12:13pm
Although its name and reputation may be unfamiliar to many in Central Pennsylvania, the spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect species, has been menacing large swaths of the Commonwealth, and with move-in and Nittany...
Aug 16, 2019 07:26am
Happy Valley has always been a place where ambitious ideas take shape. Each Friday, Bill Zimmerman highlights stories of entrepreneurs chasing hard after their dreams here in the shadow of Mount Nittany. This is the...
Aug 15, 2019 11:22am
Which school offers graduates the most powerful alumni advocacy? According to one college news publication, it's Penn State. Here in Happy Valley, we don't need to be told about the absolute embarrassment of riches we...
Aug 14, 2019 09:05am
Of all the iconic imagery that immediately and uniquely calls out "Penn State" - from the black shoes and basic blues of football to the belltower of Old Main and Allen Street Gates - perhaps no one spot in Happy...
Aug 13, 2019 12:12pm
Welcome to the inaugural edition of “Nittany State of Mind," my regular column that I’ll share on Tuesdays as president/publisher here at There will be a lot of Penn State sports #content, rest assured...
Aug 12, 2019 10:40am
Brent Pry talks coaching at Linebacker U, national championship aspirations UNIVERSITY PARK: Heading into this sixth season at Penn State, Brent Pry is comfortable leading the Nittany Lion defense. There’s a sense of...

Spikes Summer Season is Almost Here!

By Laura Zaks

Penn State Men's Lacrosse Wins #1 Overall Seed

By Natasha Schlaffer


Happy Valley’s Raystown Lake: Your family’s fun-in-the-sun summer getaway

By Karen Shan

Record 135 Penn State Student-Athletes Approved to Graduate this Weekend

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; May 2, 2019 – A Penn State record 135 student-athle

Planning Your “We Are” Weekend


Calling All Children: Celebrating Mother’s Day the Right Way

We wouldn’t be who we are without our mothers — they love us when the chips are down and when they are stacked evenly, shining on the shelf. They are the teachers outside the classroom, the light even the sun can’t beat, and they are worthy of the best Mother’s Day ever.

Nittany Lions Set for NFL Draft

There are two highlights of the offseason for Penn State football fans: the Blue/White Game and the NFL Draft. One is a big stage for the up-and-coming stars of the new Penn State team and the other, an event football players dream about from the day they first put on a helmet.

Cinco de Mayo: Best Spots for Margaritas, Tacos and Celebrations

Nations’ histories across the world deserve to be celebrated — and often with good drinks and fabulous food in both hands.

Cinco de Mayo is just days away, a holiday that represents the Mexicans Army’s victory over the French empire in the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862.

State College is raring to give this holiday the hype it deserves, whether it be through their authentic Mexican cuisine, original dishes or tasty margaritas.

Check out all the ways you can join the celebration!


Yallah Burrito Co.

Graduation Week: 10 Notable Penn State Alums

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night might as well have been talking about those who graduate Penn State University.

Being a Nittany Lion isn’t just about the roar — it’s about who “We Are.”


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