Humble Pie

Humble Pie

Good grief. This season stinks. So many things about this year are unprecedented and not in a good way. In all of Penn State history we’ve never gone 0-5. It’s a false comparison of course, because this year is not like any other year and we’ve had to jump into...

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Penn State Graduation Gift Ideas

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has completed transformed life for everyone in the United States, including students at Penn State University. From rushed good byes, to zoom classes, to canceled commencement ceremonies, trying times have plagued this year’s...

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Happy Valley’s Unsung Heroes

Happy Valley’s Unsung Heroes

It is pretty easy to be cynical right now, angry, sad and scared. Over the last several weeks, or what seems like years, our lives have been turned completely upside down. Lost loved ones. Lost jobs. Lost savings and retirement. The loss of face-to-face human...

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Signs of Life

Signs of Life

Well, it wasn’t the outcome any of us wanted. I would rather be here today talking about a shiny new W rather than some of the signs of life we all witnessed in the second half of last Saturday’s game, but it is what it is at this point. Another comeback effort that...

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Where is Your Heart?

Where is Your Heart?

Here we are again. Another Saturday, another loss. It’s frustrating. Of all the years, why couldn’t they just run the tables, however short they may be, and give us something to be happy about? The last thing I want is one less reason to be hopeful about next year,...

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Lead with Love

Lead with Love

Oh, the irony. The story I’m about to tell happened almost 20 years ago to the day that 'Fear the Turtle’ became one of our greatest nightmares. On November 5, 2000, a much younger and far feistier version of myself had second row seats on the 45-yard line as I...

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Not As One

Not As One

"To be completely honest, we’re not a good football team right now." --Jahan Dotson Well. I can’t say it much better than that. We’re 0 and 3 for the first time since 2001. We just lost to Maryland, a team I’m not sure we even truly believe belongs in the Big Ten. I...

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