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

David Briggs | Posted 04.06.2014 | Religion
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 Plans March To Counter Offensive Sorority Photo

AP | Posted 02.10.2013 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State University students are organizing a multicultural march to counter concerns about racial intolerance after an offens...

PSU Will Not Punish The Racist Sorority Party

AP | By GENARO ARMAS | Posted 02.06.2013 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Penn State president Rodney Erickson admonished students who wore costumes and held offensive signs in photographs circulated on...

Penn State Students Rush For Malt Liquor During Hurricane

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.30.2012 | College

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 | College

* 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 | College
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 | College

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...

Penn State Takes New Steps To Avoid Child Abuse

AP | Posted 08.07.2012 | College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State on Thursday instituted a new policy requiring all employees to report suspected child abuse to state authorities...

Honor Roll: The Broest Colleges

Posted 08.17.2012 | College

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 | College
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 | College
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 | College
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

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

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 | Sports

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

Seth Abramson | Posted 06.06.2011 | College
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 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.thegreengrok.com.Which 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 | College

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