Oct 12, 2018 03:38pm
This piece originally appeared in the Fall 2017 edition of TOGA (The Obligatory Gridiron Annual) magazine as “Failure to Launch: A Requiem for the Land Grant Rivalry.” For long-time fans who remember Penn State football...
Oct 11, 2018 12:08pm
Although the outcome to the last game wasn’t what Penn State fans had hoped for, the team chemistry and player development have both improved immensely throughout the season. “I think we have gotten dramatically better...
Oct 09, 2018 04:24pm
UNIVERSITY PARK — Each week, we’ll tell you what to expect, what to keep an eye on, and where and when you can catch the Nittany Lions on fall Saturdays this season. Game details: vs. Michigan State, 3:30 p.m. kickoff,...
Oct 05, 2018 11:55am
Ok, so we couldn’t get it done against Ohio State…. again. Frustrating. Disappointing. All the usual emotions. Sure, we could all choose to wallow in our own crapulence, but Coach Franklin isn’t moping around and...
Oct 01, 2018 01:14pm
While everyone in Happy Valley is hopeful that the Penn State Nittany Lions will be playing important football games in December and January this winter, there will also lots of exciting action on the hardwood, on the...
Oct 01, 2018 01:11pm
While there are amazing sights to take in and places to visit throughout the year in Happy Valley, Happy Valley's unique charm and international fame comes to life when the weather starts to cool down. The rest of this...
Oct 01, 2018 01:08pm
By Cara Aungst   For many years, my Thanksgivings were spent in Buckeye territory. We didn't talk football … not over dinner at least … but Penn State was represented every year by my favorite wine. If you are like me...
Oct 01, 2018 01:03pm
The Blue White game is one of the most highly anticipated events of the spring. Fans, friends and alumni gathered together for a day of tailgates and an eager return to Beaver Stadium to watch a classic Penn State...
Oct 01, 2018 01:00pm
Traditionally, the new school year begins with the annual “Be A Part From The Start” event for the freshmen. These newcomers gather together from all colleges and pour into recreation hall to learn a little more about...
May 31, 2016 08:00pm
General Parking Information Penn State Football Games Penn State encourages fans to purchase parking in advance in an effort to keep traffic flowing more efficiently on the day of the game. Gameday and season parking...
Aug 22, 2018 12:45pm
With college football about to kick off, diehard fans of the Nittany Lions are geared up for yet another exciting season of tailgating, gameday gatherings and competitive Penn State action. Less thrilling, however, are...
Aug 23, 2016 07:14pm
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Mar 13, 2017 10:14am
Happy Valley continues to grow its reputation as an emerging foodie paradise, and the new construction and growth of the region has more than risen to meet these demands. Here’s our list of the best new restaurants...
Nov 20, 2016 11:19am
Penn State clinched a victory for the 7th time in a row with Saturday's 39-0 shutout against Rutgers. With only one regular season game left to play, it's time to take a look at just how big of a deal this season has...
Feb 13, 2017 03:03pm
The Journey from $2,000 to $13 Million The 45th Penn State Dance Marathon will take place this weekend, adding to the total of over $137 million raised for pediatric cancer over those 45 years. In its first year, THON...
Oct 09, 2017 02:35pm
UNIVERSITY PARK – Finally – it’s official. No. 3 Penn State’s game with No. 17 Michigan will kick off at 7:30 p.m. on ABC on Saturday, Sept. The Big Ten tilt is Penn State’s Whiteout Game. Penn State will be looking to...
Mar 13, 2018 02:34pm
UNIVERSITY PARK — There are many expressions out there in the world — clichés, maxims and rules galore — but there’s one in particular that overrides all others when it comes to Happy Valley. “It takes one to know one...
Apr 17, 2018 03:41pm
STATE COLLEGE – The Grilled Sticky has a new home. The Corner Room, one of the hospitality properties owned by Hotel State College & Company, will now be downtown’s “new home” to get Ye Olde College Diner’s famous...

Ballet Hispánico

A highlight of Latina choreographers, Ballet Hispánico will perform at the Eisenhower Auditorium. 

Joshua Bell

Violinist Joshua Bell will be performing at Eisenhower Auditorium. Enjoy the show and experience one of the most acclaimed violinists of our time!

Trevor Noah

Daily Show host Trevor Noah will be performing at the BJC alongside special guest Angelo Lozada.

The Flying Ivories Dueling Pianos

A talented piano duet performs at The Hyatt Place in downtown State College. Check out stjoeacad.org/duelingpianos for more details.

Fall and winter food fun in Happy Valley

As trees in Happy Valley turn to their red, orange and yellow hues, our heartwarming comfort food comes out in a big way. Cooler weather brings out the best in a vast array of produce from apples to pumpkins and squash, and there is no shortage of baked goods and hearty slow-cooked dishes popping up on local menus to take advantage of that fact.

Six must-see homecoming events

Since 1920, homecoming has been a yearly tradition for the Penn State community.

The secret ingredient to tailgating Success

What you actually need to host the ultimate Tailgate


What you need to know: Penn State vs. Ohio State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Each week, we’ll tell you what to expect, what to keep an eye on, and where and when you can catch the Nittany Lions on fall Saturdays this season.


The Hunchback of Notre Dame

A FUSE production, come see the performance of The Hunchback of Notre Dame live at the Schwab Auditorium.

Marc Broussard with Special Guest Jamie McLean

Broussard performs his "Bayou soul" music, a mix of funk and R&B along with his guest, Jamie McLean.


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