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Alpha Phi Alpha: A Legacy Of Campus Activism

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home

“The chief significance of Alpha Phi Alpha lies in its purpose to stimulate, develop, and cement an intelligent, trained leadership in the unending ...

This Year's Extreme Weather Was One For The Books

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

The past year was scorching hot, freezing cold, soaking wet and consumed in flames ― and it’s just a sneak peek of what’s to come if we don’t ...

How the Deepwater Horizon Disaster Gave One Scientist New Direction

The Conversation US | Posted 12.29.2016 | Home
The Conversation US

Corals are fascinating animals. Just like there would be no forests without trees, there would be no coral reefs without corals.

Finding the Next Joel Osteen: Keys to Selecting a New Spiritual CEO

David Briggs | Posted 04.06.2014 | Home
David Briggs

Religious communities calling a new pastor, rabbi or imam do not get the same public attention focused on the choice of the next king of late-night TV. But saying goodbye to a longtime leader and deciding on a new spiritual CEO pose special challenges for congregations.

Penn State Students Rush For Malt Liquor During Hurricane

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.30.2012 | Home

Pennsylvania State University was one of many colleges affected by Hurricane Sandy, which caused the school cancel classes on Monday. Free from cl...

Penn State Holds Sex Abuse Conference In Wake Of Sandusky Scandal

Reuters | Posted 12.28.2012 | Home

* Conference wants 'to end the silence' * Sugar Ray Leonard, Elizabeth Smart among speakers By Mark Shade ...

Time to Step Back: The Future of Penn State

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 10.21.2012 | Home
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

The future of an iconic American institution as an educational enterprise is hanging in the balance. In divining that future, certain admissions must be made

Penn State Faces New Civil Lawsuits In Sandusky Scandal

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.15.2012 | Home

Penn State University has three civil lawsuits pending against it for the failure to protect children from being sexually assaulted on campus by one-t...

Honor Roll: The Broest Colleges

Posted 08.17.2012 | Home

Some college campuses are just bastions for bros. We've been broductive this morning and scanned the country for the 10 schools that either house...

"I Am a Dumpster Diver, and I Eat Trash"

The Daily Collegian | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home
The Daily Collegian

When you jump all the way into a dumpster, you start thinking about what other people would think if they saw you standing ankle-deep in garbage bags. But I'm already sure that I'm going to try my hand at dumpster diving again.

Sexual Assault More Prevalent Than Many Think

The Daily Collegian | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
The Daily Collegian

April honors a lot of our friends, family members and colleagues, whether we know it or not. It is up to us to make sure we don't ignore their cry for help, even if a survivor never makes him or herself known to us.

Health Care Kiosks Spring Up in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gillian Love | Posted 05.29.2012 | Home
Gillian Love

Students have enrolled in classes that will allow them to go above and beyond what is imagined, much less expected, of young adults. Their plan: Mashavu Networked Healthcare Solutions, a self-sustaining telemedicine system, designed by students to be implemented in rural Kenya.

Jason Cherkis

Rick Santorum's Penn State Pals Recall 'Rooster' And His Beer Talent | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON--For a brief moment Monday afternoon, GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum jettisoned his conservative, culture-warrior talking points ...

Big 10 Ponders Proposal To Pay Athletes (VIDEO)

Posted 07.20.2011 | Home


Penn State To Cut Top-Ranked MFA Program (Updated)

Seth Abramson | Posted 06.06.2011 | Home
Seth Abramson

According to Penn State's Daily Collegian, the university is preparing to cut its creative writing MFA program, which offers concentrations in fiction, poetry and nonfiction.

Climate Science Politics: Mann-hunt

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with hunt is in the news these days? The one led by Virginia's Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, II. In h...

Penn State Takes Twitter Too Far

Onward State | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Just before the start of spring break, Penn State announced the creation of a second university-controlled Twitter account, @penn_state. This new acco...