August 4th, 2014

Franklin’s Fire Ready For Act One

Akin to the way natives of Toronto pronounce their home city as “Trah-Know” and Minnesotans put the emphasis on the end of their state’s name as if they are ordering a “soda” (oddly enough, however, they refer to soda as “pop”), there is a culture inside Pennsylvania that is unique …

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June 10th, 2014


By Fran Fisher I’m not certain where the “chipmunk” label for the oval shape lion emblem (logo) came from. I think it came out of the alumni office when Bill Rothwell was the Executive Director.  I do remember he was not a fan of the mark. I do know where …

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March 14th, 2014

Two Januarys Later, Another New Name

And just like that (as Kevin Spacey/Keyser Soze/Verbal Kent blows into his hand) – he’s gone. When Bill O’Brien up and left State College as 2013 turned into its successor, there was mass confusion throughout Nittany Nation regarding how and why the former Penn State head coach exited stage left …

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June 4th, 2014

Penn State Father’s Day 2014

Are you in need of a superb gift for Father’s Day?  Check out our top ten list of must-have Penn State items for dad!  All of the items listed are available online and at our downtown State College location.  Happy shopping! 10.  Penn State Dad Mug 9.  Columbia PFG Fishing …

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June 3rd, 2014

Russ “Digs” Roseberry, an A+ Addition to the Creamery

Nothing signifies the beginning of summer in Happy Valley more than frequent trips to Penn State’s Berkey Creamery.  Ice cream lovers and Penn State fans, of which I am both, were delighted to learn in May that longtime Penn State women’s volleyball coach, Russ Rose, would receive an ice cream …

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May 5th, 2014

Penn State Graduation 2014

Finals week is in full swing, Nittany Nation and graduation is quickly approaching!  Are you having trouble figuring out the perfect present for the Penn State graduate in your life?  Here is a list of graduation gift ideas for new Penn State Alumni… 10.  Penn State Alumni Decal What better …

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