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  1. Search begins for vice provost for educational equityRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    A search committee will review applications and nominations beginning April 13 and continue to accept submissions until the position is filled. Penn State is the land-grant university of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania comprised of University Park and 24 other campuses throughout the state.

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  2. Penn State stands 'pretty high' with McKeesport junior linebacker Khaleke Hudson following visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | PennLive.com

    Penn State recruit Khaleke Hudson visits during spring football practice at Holuba Hall on March 28, 2015. Joe Hermitt, PennLive It usually doesn't take long for college programs to offer athletes with raw strength, good awareness, and the ability to blow up ball carriers and would-be tacklers alike.

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  3. Penn State Football: Nittany Lions to Adopt Original School Colors of Black and Pink for 2015 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Victory Bell Rings

    Dec 3, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Students wave pink pom poms in support of Penn State Nittany Lions against the Virginia Tech Hokies at Bryce Jordan Center. Penn State wins 61-58.

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  4. Old Main's Chime To Be Changed To 'We Dem Boyz'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Onward State

    Citing a need to reaffirm the gender of Penn State every 15 minutes, the university announced today that the Old Main bell will now play a section of Wiz Khalifa's hip hop/trap hit "We Dem Boyz" every time it rings. "I'll be honest, sometimes I forget Penn State's preferred gender, especially during homecoming week when all of the pink balloons come out," sophomore Peter Baine admitted.

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  5. Penn State set to host three prospects Wednesday; 2017 four-star Cam Spence high on Lions after visit, and more: recruiting roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    The Lions have hosted recruits for many spring practice so far this year, highlighted by the 40 or so prospects that were at the Lions' practice last Saturday inside Holuba Hall. Today, at least three more visitors are scheduled to be on hand, and there will be a decidedly Philadelphia-flavor if the trio makes it.

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  6. Barron Builds the Penn State Budget Piece by Piece for StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Statecollege.com

    Penn State President Eric Barron knows that many students might not fully understand the university's budget or how it impacts tuition. So Barron built the budget piece by piece in front of his students on Monday evening in an open forum setting, where he fielded questions and concerns from all of Penn State's campuses.

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  7. Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Spring Checkup, Defensive Back...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Victory Bell Rings

    Sep 6, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions head coach James Franklin talks to Penn State Nittany Lions cornerback Jordan Lucas prior to the game against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium. Penn State defeated Akron 21-3.

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  8. Despite close first game, UMBC sweeps baseball team over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    In a three-game series with conference-rival UMBC this weekend, the Binghamton baseball team came up short and was decisively swept by a total score of 17-10. The Retrievers pushed Saturday's opener to 13 innings after coming back from a 9-1 deficit, eventually prevailing for a 10-9 win to set the tone of the weekend.

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  9. Penn State recruiting target Michal Menet recaps his weekend trip to see the LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | PennLive.com

    Penn State recruit Michael Menet visits during spring football practice at Holuba Hall on March 28, 2015. Joe Hermitt, PennLive Recruiting can be a difficult process for coaches, prospects, and families alike.

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  10. Penn State Football Morning Briefing: NHL Game in Beaver Stadium,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Victory Bell Rings

    Sep 6, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions James Franklin walks on the field prior to the game against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium. Penn State defeated Akron 21-3.

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  11. CSHL professor to be honored with AACR Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Medical News

    The American Association for Cancer Research will honor Christopher R. Vakoc, MD, PhD, assistant professor at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Cold Spring Harbor, New York, with the 35th annual AACR Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research Award at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22. Since 1979, the AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Research is awarded to an investigator younger than 40 years of age to recognize his or her meritorious achievements within the field of cancer research.

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  12. Maryland four-star 2017 end Josh Kaindoh happy about, but not surprised by, Penn State offerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | PennLive.com

    Penn State head coach James Franklin greets recruit Joshua Kaindoh during spring football practice at Holuba Hall on March 28, 2015. Joe Hermitt, PennLive It only takes one glance at Josh Kaindoh to realize why college football powers are lining up to recruit the Baltimore, Md., Our Lady of Mt.

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  13. What recruits were at Penn State Saturday? Over 40 were on hand, and the Lions landed a walk-on punter: recruiting roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | PennLive.com

    Holuba Hall was crowded Saturday for Penn State's fifth spring practice, the kind of packed that head coach James Franklin loves. The Lions hosted over 40 prospects for drills on Saturday, PennLive confirmed based on photos and social media postings.

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  14. First round should be easy for Cleveland CavaliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Isportsweb.com

    The Cleveland Cavaliers will be in the 2015 NBA playoffs. There is no denying that statement.

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  15. Philadelphia Eagles: Evan Mathis trade rumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Isportsweb.com

    Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles just cannot seem to stay out of the headlines this offseason. And for good reason too.

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  16. 'Magic' Johnson to speak on the power of moneyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | PressReleasePoint

    Two-time Basketball Hall of Famer, NBA legend and successful businessman Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be the distinguished speaker for the 2015 finale of both the Schreyer Honors College's Shaping the Future Summit and the Student Programming Association's Distinguished Speaker Series on April 1. Johnson's lecture is set for 7 p.m. in Eisenhower Auditorium. Johnson is widely known as a star player for the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association and as a member of the United State's 1992 Olympic gold-medal winning "Dream Team."

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  17. 2014-15 Player Review: Melo TrimbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Terrapin Station MD

    Feb 14, 2015; University Park, PA, USA; Maryland Terrapins guard Melo Trimble dribbles the ball past Penn State Nittany Lions guard Geno Thorpe in the second half at Bryce Jordan Center. The Terrapins won 76-73.

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  18. Puccini's 'La Boheme' To Dazzle Eisenhower Auditorium This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Onward State

    This weekend, the stage of Eisenhower Auditorium will transform into the Latin Quarter of Paris, France for Penn State Opera Theatre's production of Giacomo Puccini's opera "La Boheme." Considered to be one of the most beloved operas ever written, "La Boheme" tells a story of love, life, and loss.

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  19. Energy Showcase to Help PA Businesses Cut Costs, Achieve SustainabilityRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | GantDaily.com

    Pennsylvania businesses that are interested in cutting costs and operating in more environmentally-friendly ways can find the answers they need at a Penn State conference in April. More than 200 people are expected to attend the PA Strategic Energy Management Showcase from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 7, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on the University Park campus of Penn State.

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  20. Player autograph session among numerous events set for Blue-White WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | GantDaily.com

    One of the highlights of the Penn State sports calendar, the Blue-White Game presented by AAA, is set for Saturday, April 18 at 4 p.m. as the centerpiece for numerous activities, including one new family event, throughout the weekend on the University Park campus.

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