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  • Penn State president says fraternity system may need review

    Penn State's president has told the university community an investigation into the Facebook posting of nude photographs by a now-suspended fraternity could lead to a re-evaluation of the fraternity system. Eric Barron sent to faculty, staff and...
  • News, notes from Penn State's Pro Day

    News, notes from Penn State's Pro Day
    Twelve former Penn State football players worked out for scouts from 30 NFL teams on Thursday at the program's annual Pro Day. Some news and observations from the event. HEIGHTS/WEIGHTS Tackle Donovan Smith weighed in at 328, 10 pounds lighter than he...
  • Boeheim's Syracuse reign done in 3 years amid NCAA troubles

    Jim Boeheim became the face of Syracuse University over the past five decades, first as player, then as coach — revered for wins and delivering a national title to a struggling city in 2003. But the coda to his decorated career has become tinged...
  • Frats are finding themselves under fire for bad behavior

    Racist chants. Nude photos of unconscious women. A criminal investigation into hazing. Fraternities around the country seem to be coming under fire as never before over behavior that would shock the frat boys of "Animal House." Despite a major national...
  • Protesters cynically oppose energies that make life cleaner and better for all

    As a university professor for over 30 years, I can state unequivocally that campus rhetoric never produced one single kilowatt hour of electricity, never cooked one meal and never fueled one automobile. The coal, natural gas and oil that do all these...
  • Penn State president: Nude photos could lead to expulsions

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Some students could be expelled over the Facebook posting of photos of nude and partly nude women by a now-suspended Pennsylvania State University fraternity, the university's president said. Eric Barron said of the...
  • Penn State's Matt Brown enters final NCAA wrestling tournament with title on his mind

    Penn State's Matt Brown enters final NCAA wrestling tournament with title on his mind
    UNIVERSITY PARK — Tales of Matt Brown's exploits have been told again and again inside the Lorenzo Wrestling Complex and whispered throughout the community, and Cael Sanderson believes one day they'll be used as textbook examples — how-to's...
  • Former Calvert Hall standout Adrian Amos runs 4.39 40-yard dash at Penn State pro day

    Former Calvert Hall standout Adrian Amos runs 4.39 40-yard dash at Penn State pro day
    Penn State safety Adrian Amos improved his 40-yard dash to 4.39 seconds at his campus pro day Thursday. The Calvert Hall graduate ran the 40-yard dash in 4.56 seconds at the NFL scouting combine in February, the seventh-fastest time among safeties....
  • Penn State fraternity brothers could face 'revenge porn' charges

    Penn State fraternity brothers could face 'revenge porn' charges
    Pennsylvania State University fraternity brothers who posted pictures of nude or partly nude women on a private Facebook page could be charged under a state law known commonly as the "revenge porn" law, that went into effect in September. State...
  • State universities' chief says tuition rates uncertain

    The chancellor for Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities told lawmakers Thursday that he cannot promise to freeze tuition rates, something Gov. Tom Wolf wants in return for a significant funding increase. Chancellor Frank Brogan said Thursday in...
  • Penn State president: Frat posting of nude pictures very sad

    A now-suspended Pennsylvania State University fraternity's Facebook posting of photos of nude and partly nude women, some of them asleep or passed out, is sad and offensive and could lead to some students being expelled, the university's president said...