February 5th, 2016

The Long and Winding Road….

This week is all about new beginnings. It’s about fresh faces and a new chapter. It’s about the start of a journey and the continuation of one that has already begun. Penn State football officially welcomed 20 new members into the program this week and today is all about them. …

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January 29th, 2016

He did, he did, he DID say thank you…

First things first and then we close the book on it. This past Saturday, James Franklin held an end-of-season press conference. Among the myriad of topics discussed during the 37 minute tele-conference (no thanks to you Storm Jonas) were the departing words, or lack thereof, from NFL-bound Christian Hackenberg. The …

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January 28th, 2016

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

This past year was an interesting year for Penn State Football. It was James Franklin’s second year as head coach, and he was still largely getting his feet on solid ground. Much in the same way that Franklin was learning the ropes here at Penn State, the squad was still …

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January 22nd, 2016

The Welcome Sound of Calm…

If you stay still and quiet long enough, you can almost hear it. That sweet sound of calm amongst us. It’s there if you search; trust me, I know. Gone is the panic and disarray that embraced us all just a week ago. January is well over half complete and …

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November 19th, 2015

The Asterisk

I first learned about cognitive dissonance in an undergrad psych class. It’s the feeling of discomfort that results from holding two conflicting beliefs. The concept resonated so strongly with my musical background that I could almost hear it, as if it was a dissonant interval on the piano.It’s a lot …

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September 4th, 2015

Penn State – One Day More

Franklin One day more. Another day until we know, How Penn State football will start the show; This team we’ve always known and loved, Will beat Temple and rise above, One day more. Hackenberg I’ve practiced hard all year long. My mind is clear, my arm is strong. Franklin One …

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August 21st, 2015

10 Must-Haves for Every Penn State Student

Welcome back Penn Staters!  Here is Lions Pride’s list of 10 must-haves for every student.  Have a great fall semester.  WE ARE!!!   1. Penn State College Tee  College of Engineering, College of IST, Smeal College of Business?  Yep!  We’ve got ’em all!  Lions Pride has one of the largest …

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