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Penn State Alumna Charged with Vandalizing Nittany Lion Shrine During Commencement Weekend

Police on Friday charged a 23-year-old Penn State alumna with vandalizing the Nittany Lion Shrine on the University Park campus during commencement weekend in May. Julia Cipparulo, a 2021 Penn State graduate from Hillsborough, New Jersey, was charged with third-degree felony counts of institutional vandalism, criminal mischief, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property in connection with the damage to the limestone sculpture in the early morning hours of May 8, when she also allegedly spray painted messages on Old Main and the Hintz Family Alumni Center.
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Man Accused of Hitting Woman at State College Store Faces Ethnic Intimidation Charge

A Westmoreland County man is facing charges including ethnic intimidation after allegedly striking a woman in the face earlier this month at a downtown State College store. Police were dispatched on the afternoon of June 4 to Target, 201 W. Beaver Ave., where a woman said she had been accosted by a man, later identified as 23-year-old William A. Ring, outside the restroom, according to a criminal complaint filed on Friday.
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State College community members react to Roe vs. Wade decision

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WTAJ) — With the news that the Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years, many are concerned about the uncertainty ahead. “Hearing the news, those of us who do this work, advocacy work, honestly, unfortunately, weren’t surprised,” Penn State Gender Equity Center Assistant […]
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DaKaari Nelson and 5 Other Players Who Could Join Penn State’s 2023 Class

Things are looking good for Penn State football’s 2023 recruiting class, and many expect them to get better before the end of summer. Coach James Franklin and his staff have gotten 14 players to commit thus far, and without question, there’s more to come. Several college football recruiting...
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Rappel ‘Over the Edge’ to raise awareness for recovery

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Two Pennsylvania non-profits and their supporters are going ‘Over the Edge’. rappelling down the side of a State College high-rise apartment building on Saturday, June 25. It’s all to raise awareness for addiction and mental health recovery and gather funding to support the Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance and the Pennsylvania […]
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2023 4-Star RB Treyaun Webb has Penn State in Top 3

Treyaun Webb, a coveted Class of 2023 all-purpose back out of Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Florida, has narrowed his list of schools down to three, and Penn State made the cut. Penn State is in the hunt along with SEC schools Florida and South Carolina. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Webb...
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Celebrating 50 years of Title IX at Penn State: Women in Charge

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (WTAJ) — Thursday marked the 50th anniversary of Title IX being signed into law. Penn State has 14 women’s varsity teams. Nine are coached by women, which is the second-most female head coaches at a Big Ten university. Ohio State leads the conference with 11. Name Sport Since Record Alexandra Anghelescu Tennis […]
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Clemson To Host Penn State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson University men’s basketball will host Penn State in the 2022 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Alliance matchup will be played on Tuesday, Nov. 29 with the time and network designation to be announced at a later date by ESPN. Clemson is 3-1 overall against Penn...
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Penn State Daily Headlines: Saturday, June 25

Welcome to the Lions247 With Fight On State Penn State Daily Headlines page. We are happy to provide this as a service to our community and to the rest of the Nittany Nation. News about Penn State football, recruiting and other sports is available all year long anymore. Rather than have you break your browser searching for it all, we're here to collect as much of it as possible in one place. Why? Because we know it helps Penn State fans AND because we know we have the best online community where people will discuss what they read — whatever the source.
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PHOTOS: Check out Penn State's official recruiting visitors

Penn State football is closing out a jam-packed June recruiting schedule by playing host to six official visitors this weekend. All of the prospects who were scheduled to be on campus arrived by Friday afternoon. And we happened to catch them hanging out at the Nittany Lions’ 7on Passing Camp...
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Countdown to Kickoff: 68 days until Penn State football

Penn State aims to bounce back into Big Ten contention this fall following a 7-6 finish last season. The Nittany Lions fell from 5-0 in 2021, concluding with an Outback Bowl loss, but have since used the Transfer Portal and a top-10 recruiting class to retool the roster. PSU opens...
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Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest returns to State College

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WTAJ) — The fifth annual Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest kicked off on Friday in downtown State College. Presented by local theater company, Tempest Productions, the festival will showcase Centre County’s professional and pre-professional theater, dance and performing arts groups. The festival will feature more than 100 artists in dozens of […]
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