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May 21, 2019 09:33pm
PA on the Patio offers slow nights, delicious food and signature drinks. Starting May 24, prepare to shake up your Friday night plans. With grilled tapas, PA brews and spirits and their new Tableside Shaker Cocktails,...
May 21, 2019 01:56pm
By Natasha Schlaffer We’re all familiar with Memorial Day: the holiday we use to honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives serving our country. But did you know that Memorial Day has its origins right here in...
May 21, 2019 10:34am
HiWay Pizza Pub’s parent company Dante’s Restaurants and Nightlife, announced today that it will soon open a third location of HiWay Pizza located at the corner of College Avenue and Heister Street in downtown State...
May 16, 2019 08:41am
By Curtis Stratton With summer in Happy Valley just around the corner, there is only one option for a weekend getaway: Raystown Lake. Pennsylvania’s largest in-state lake is a favorite of all Nittany Lions, and for good...
May 14, 2019 07:37pm
By Laura Zaks If a Spikes baseball game during the spring and summer of Happy Valley is not yet on your schedule, be sure to add it now! Once the buds of May are up and coming, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park is up and...
May 07, 2019 02:19pm
By Natasha Schlaffer   The Penn State Men’s Lacrosse team, after winning their first Big Ten Championship last Saturday, is now bound for the NCAA Tournament after being awarded No. 1 overall seed!   The announcement...
May 06, 2019 12:27pm
By Karen Shan Hiking, biking, boating and fishing. Dining, shopping and touring. Central Pennsylvania’s 30-mile Raystown Lake — also the state’s largest lake — is 8,300 surface acres of beauty that is just overflowing...
May 03, 2019 04:04pm
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; May 2, 2019 – A Penn State record 135 student-athletes have been approved to graduate this weekend in ceremonies on the University Park campus. Nittany Lion students representing 29 teams are...
Apr 30, 2019 02:10pm
WE ARE… PENN STATE! No need to thank us, because you are so welcome — and you are especially welcome to join Happy Valley from May 31 to June 2 for the annual We Are Weekend. These fun-filled days are overflowing with...

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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