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(Editor's note: Several weeks ago, we asked readers of to contribute photos of man's best friend. We received many submissions. Here is Part 2 of the best of the best.) STATE COLLEGE — Having a bad day? Having a good day? About to go home and see your pupster? About to go home to a pet fish or pet rock, even, but always enjoy a good puppy photo? Well, this is your lucky day... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – It looks like the snow is finally gone. Right? Right? We are just a couple of weeks away from Blue-White Weekend. However, until then, there is plenty to keep you busy in Happy Valley. Let’s take a closer look at some of this weekend’s top events: FRIDAY, APRIL 6 Penn State softball vs. Michigan – The Penn State softball team returns to Beard Field for a series with... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Another big name is coming to Happy Valley this fall. Pop superstar Justin Timberlake will make a stop in State College. He will be bringing his “Man of the Woods” tour to the Bryce Jordan Center for a 7:30 p.m. show on Monday, Oct. 15. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, April 9 at Bryce Jordan Center ticket outlets, by calling 1-800-745 3000 or online at www.... MORE
(Editor's note: Several weeks ago, we asked readers of to submit their best photos of man's best friend. We received plenty of submissions. Here are some of the best of the best.) STATE COLLEGE — Normally, when humans sleep, the pictures taken of them don’t always come out too great. Our mouths are hanging open, Mr. Double Chin is always making an appearance and our hair is... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – As hard as it is to believe, the end of March is here. On the calendar and otherwise, spring is here. It’s Easter weekend in Happy Valley, but just because it’s a holiday weekend doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do. Quite the contrary. In fact, there’s plenty going on. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights: FRIDAY, MARCH 30 Penn State baseball – The Nittany Lion... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – We just can’t seem to get Old Man Winter out of here. Just when we think we’ve turned the corner, guess what? Winter returns. So here we are, in late March with snow to deal with. But don’t worry – even though there’s some white stuff on the ground, there’s still plenty to do in Happy Valley. Here are some of the highlights: FRIDAY, MARCH 23 Penn State sports – There... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Trying to break out of the winter doldrums? Well, even though Mother Nature isn’t cooperating (temperatures aren’t expected to get out of the 40s this week), there are some great shows coming to Happy Valley that should warm you up. Here are five shows that will get you excited for the remainder of March and April as spring battles its way into Happy Valley. “Dirty Dancing... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK — In a valley as happy as this one, it’s hard to pinpoint what exactly brings about the happy smiles and the blue and white Nittany Lion pride. Maybe it’s the talent-filled sports teams always bringing home trophies. Maybe it’s the warm and delicious grilled stickies that never let you down when it comes to a good bite. It could even be the support and love for the... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Want to see a big show this spring? Think you have to go to New York City or elsewhere to see something special? Think again. Penn State’s Center for the Performing Arts has several big-name shows on the horizon. There are three big ones coming up in this month and next. You don’t have to leave Happy Valley to see these great shows. Live out of town? Book a hotel, have a... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – Well, we’ve turned the clocks forward and the days are longer. However, Old Man Winter is putting up a ferocious fight and won’t leave March easily. Have no fear: Spring is just around the corner! There’s a lot to do in Happy Valley this weekend. Let’s get right to the highlights: THURSDAY, MARCH 15 Penn State women’s basketball vs. Radnor – The Lady Lions face Radnor in... MORE


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