Pennsylvania State University

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Vikings, Chris Kluwe beef goes nuclear after investigators side with team

    On Friday, the Vikings released a summary of the six-month internal investigation Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. conducted into former team punter Chris Kluwe's claim that his outspoken advocacy for marriage equality prompted his release from the team following the 2012 season.The invest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    U of M reminds students to stay away from offensive Halloween costumes

    New Halloween season, new bad choices, and we're not talking too much candy corn (or too much pumpkin beer). Each year, the aftermath of October 31 reveals that somewhere, someone wore a costume that shows people still have a long way to go on the "respecting others, not being racist" front.The Univ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2012

    Shattuck-St. Mary's 'discouragingly similar to cases like Penn State,' attorney says

    Shattuck-St. Mary's School is increasingly coming under fire by authorities for the way it handled a series of inappropriate student-teacher relationships. On Monday, former drama teacher Lynn Seibel, 70, was charged with sexual misconduct while employed by the school for allegedly encouraging ... More >>

  • News

    September 19, 2012

    The Fracking Fiasco

    America's latest gold rush portends the greatest environmental disaster of a generation

  • News

    July 13, 2011

    Bradlee Dean's benediction

    How a tracksuit-wearing homophobe became the MN GOP's favorite preacher

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Painter Greg Rose talks about his new musical endeavor, G-hop

    ‚ÄčIf you don't know who Greg Rose is, you learn pretty quick after meeting him that he's one of these multi-tasker types. He's a dad so he knows how to maintain and distribute his energy into different things, all the while keeping focus on his work and the world around him he creates. He's a also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    American Lung Association prefers $20-a-pack cigarettes

    Photo: SuperFantasticThe health and economic costs to Minnesota from smoking are pegged at $5 billion a year.​Minnesota smokers might wince every time they put down an average $5.53 for a pack of cigarettes, but the American Lung Association says that's a bargain. If you tally up all the cost ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    U. of Minn. apologizes for their sacriligious gopher

    The frisky not-actually-a-gopher mascot decided to mock/imitate a Penn State player as he knelt along the sidelines to pray before a game.

  • Sports

    August 18, 1999

    Let's Play Pretend

    Without lesbian players and fans, there might be no women's pro basketball. But tell that to the WNBA.