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Apr 24, 2019 09:27am
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...
Apr 23, 2019 05:25pm
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...
Apr 23, 2019 04:47pm
“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...
Apr 17, 2019 10:01am
Selecting a wedding venue is one of the very first steps in planning your big day. For some couples, choosing the ideal location is easy, but for many others, the options can be overwhelming. Whatever your vision for...
Apr 17, 2019 09:59am
Spring is here, which means Easter is right around the corner! Happily, there are plenty of opportunities to find eggs, treats and spring fun all around Happy Valley, if you know where to look. Here are our picks for...
Apr 17, 2019 09:54am
Mayfest, the beloved annual festival and the only one of its kind in Pennsylvania, celebrates its 15th anniversary on Saturday, April 27. Taking place in Historic Downtown Huntingdon, each of the five blocks on...
Apr 11, 2019 04:53pm
Nittany Lions will be available for autographs at the Beaver Stadium gates from 12:15-1 p.m. UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – The Blue-White Game presented by Highmark autograph session slated for Saturday, April 13 will give...
Apr 10, 2019 01:26pm
By JOHN PATISHNOCK UNIVERSITY PARK — Happy Valley is finally thawing out from another long winter, and temperatures have risen to the 50s, 60s and even the 70s in recent weeks.; basically, it’s starting to finally feel...
Apr 10, 2019 09:49am
UNIVERSITY PARK — Hailed as “The most powerful and intense Springsteen tribute on the planet,” Bruce in the USA will thrill Penn Staters and fans of all generations at the Penn State Alumni Association’s premier summer...

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.

The ultimate location guide for an alumni photoshoot

It's impossible to be grumpy while checking out Penn State's archive of commencement pictures. Completely impossible. They are full up with hope, the exultant “I did it!,” family and friends, presidents and babies – all gathered together to celebrate the hard work and achievement it takes to get from student to Penn State alumni.

This weekend is another graduation. Make sure to add these photos of the momentous day!

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