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  1. What's the Difference Between Rabbits and Hares?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | National Geographic

    Not so fast. Our Weird Animal Question of the Week comes from Tristan Ishtar , who asked: "What's the difference between a rabbit and a hare? And is that where 'hare brained' came from?" Hares and rabbits are in the same family, Leporidae , but they're "different species, like sheep and goats are different species," Steven Lukefahr , a geneticist at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, said via email.

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  2. Twenty-seven student-athletes receiving diplomas at fall commencementRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | GantDaily.com

    Twenty-seven Penn State student-athletes are scheduled to graduate during commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 20 on the University Park campus.

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  3. Lady Lions Host USF Sunday to Close Non-Confere...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Penn State Athetlics

    Subway Full Court 4-Pack is available for the 2 p.m. tip; Maggie Lucas and Dara Taylor will sign autographs at halftime UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. - The Penn State Lady Lions conclude non-conference play when they welcome USF to the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday at 2 p.m. The Kids Funzone will also be back in action on the concourse and Lady Lion Legends Maggie Lucas and Dara Taylor will sign autographs on the concourse at halftime.

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  4. New partnership increases college acceptance for Philadelphia studentsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | PressReleasePoint

    A partnership to support students from Philadelphia's largest public high school as they apply to Penn State yielded impressive results in three years: Applications from Northeast High School students spiked 33 percent, resulting in an 18 percent hike in acceptances and a 15 percent increase in enrollment. And yesterday the University announced it is expanding its efforts with Raise Scholarships, a pilot program that allows Northeast students to accumulate up to $16,000 towards Penn State tuition.

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  5. Black to appear on 'Higher Education in Focus'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | PressReleasePoint

    Brian Black, professor of history and environmental studies at Penn State Altoona, will be a guest on tonight's episode of "Higher Education in Focus." The 30-minute program, on WPSU, is hosted by Penn State President Eric Barron and WPSU's Patty Satilia.

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  6. Penn State Football News Briefing: JUCO Transfer Signs, Pinstripe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Victory Bell Rings

    Nov 29, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton catches the ball as Michigan State Spartans cornerback Trae Waynes chases at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports Today's Penn State news is heavy with coverage of the upcoming bowl game with Boston College.

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  7. Penn State Football: JUCO Transfer Paris Palmer Signs With Nittany Lions, Will Enroll in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Victory Bell Rings

    Nov 16, 2013; University Park, PA, USA; General view of a Penn State Nittany Lions helmet prior to the game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports Penn State has its first official member of the 2015 recruiting class.

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  8. Milk bottle fundraiser drives Dairymen's ClubRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PressReleasePoint

    Note: This story originally appeared in AlumnInsider, the Penn State Alumni Association's monthly member e-newsletter. Fifteen years ago, the Penn State Dairymen's Club board of directors brainstormed how to boost the two scholarship programs the group supported at the time .

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  9. Terrapins K Brad Craddock Named To FWAA All-American TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Terrapin Station MD

    Nov 1, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Maryland Terrapins place kicker Brad Craddock runs to the locker room following the game against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium. Maryland defeated Penn State 20-19.

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  10. Tech heads to Penn State for top-10 battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hokiesports.com

    The Virginia Tech wrestling squad will head to University Park, Pennsylvania, Friday night for a top-10 dual meet battle as the will take on fourth-ranked and four-time defending national champion Penn State at 7 p.m. inside sold-out Rec Hall. Both teams will enter the match unbeaten and with firepower up and down the lineup.

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  11. Penn State men's basketball team on fire heading into trip to PPL CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Morning Call

    Penn State's D.J. Newbill dribbles between George Washington defenders last Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park. The Nittany Lions will face Drexel Saturday at the PPL Center.

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  12. 2014 Pinstripe Bowl: Penn State Offense Struggling MightilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BC Soaring

    Nov 29, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg scrambles during the fourth quarter against the Michigan State Spartans at Beaver Stadium. Michigan State defeated Penn State 34-10.

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  13. Penn State Football News Briefing: Hull Named Team MVP, Boston College Talking Trash, and Other NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Victory Bell Rings

    Sep 6, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions linebacker Mike Hull during the second quarter against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium. Penn State defeated Akron 21-3.

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  14. Check Out These Awesome Penn State Holiday DecorationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Onward State

    Last week, we asked you to send us your Penn State-themed holiday decorations. We received a handful of awesome submissions that will help get you in the holiday spirit.

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  15. Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Zettel Seeking Draft...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Victory Bell Rings

    Nov 15, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions defensive tackle Anthony Zettel pressures Temple Owls quarterback P.J. Walker during the fourth quarter against the Temple Owls at Beaver Stadium. Penn State defeated Temple 30-13.

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  16. Four-Star JuCo OT Paris Palmer Commits To Penn StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Onward State

    Four-star offensive tackle Paris Palmer is the latest member of Penn State football's 2015 recruiting class, according to 247sports.com's Steve Wiltfong. Palmer is the ninth-ranked Junior College player in the country and the best JuCo player at his position, according to 247sports.com .

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  17. 2014 Pinstripe Bowl: Penn State Defense An Elite BunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | BC Soaring

    Sep 6, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions linebacker Mike Hull during the second quarter against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium. Penn State defeated Akron 21-3.

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  18. Cotton to represent the Eberly College of Science as student marshalRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | PressReleasePoint

    Victor Cotton, of Hershey, will be honored as the student marshal for the Eberly College of Science during Penn State University's fall commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 20. Cotton's faculty escort for the commencement exercises will be James Strauss, senior lecturer in biology. Cotton will graduate with a 4.0 grade-point average and a bachelor of science degree in science.

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  19. Chairman of Penn State trustees doesn't plan to attend meeting on NCAA suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Post-gazette.com

    Penn State University today is expected to begin notifying its board of trustees and the public of a special meeting Monday that's sought by alumni-elected trustees seeking to persuade the school to join a lawsuit against the NCAA. In fact, chairman Keith Masser told other board members in an unusual message released by the university Wednesday night that they are free to do the same.

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  20. Penn State Football Morning Briefing: Ranking the Bowl Gifts, Can...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Victory Bell Rings

    Nov 15, 2014; University Park, PA, USA; The Penn State Nittany Lion mascot prior to the game against the Temple Owls at Beaver Stadium. Penn State defeated Temple 30-13.

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