OPINION: Remember the words of the Penn State Alma Mater

By Connor Donohue OPINION A federal lawsuit was filed Jan. 13 against Penn State’s head football coach James Franklin and current defensive lineman Damion Barber.  The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Isaiah Humphries, a former Nittany Lion safety who transferred to the University of California after spending one year with the Nittany Lions. In the lawsuit, on behalf of Humphries, Nittany Lions defensive players Micah Parsons, Yeteur Gross-Matos, and…

Women’s Basketball Rallies, But Loses 78-77 to Behrend

Penn State Altoona women’s basketball overcame a second half deficit during Saturday afternoon’s Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game in the Adler Arena, but the Lady Lions were still ultimately defeated by one point, as Penn State Behrend escaped with a 78-77 win. Despite trailing for most of the game, Penn State Altoona (8-5, 6-3 AMCC) battled back and grabbed a slim lead midway through the fourth quarter. But the Lady…

Avoid the cold and flu … follow these simple steps

Let’s face it…cold, stress, poor nutrition, lack of exercise….did I mention COLD…..these are all things that can hinder our immune system. With old man winter threatening us this coming weekend, there are things that you can do to boost your immune system. Wash your hands Get a flu shot (it is not too late) Exercise Eat healthy Sleep well Manage stress And…interestingly enough- take an elderberry supplement. New research shows…

Penn State Altoona to host MLK Jr. activities

Penn State Altoona will host activities during the week of Jan. 20 to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. A reflection luncheon and conversation will take place Monday, Jan. 20 at noon in the Slep Student Center. Attendees will hear about forms of protest used by King, then break into small groups to discuss current challenges and how to address them. Organizers hope participants will leave the event with tools…

Lady Lions Upended by Hilbert

Penn State Altoona women’s basketball had its five-game winning streak halted on Wednesday afternoon, as the Lady Lions suffered an 83-74 loss to Hilbert College in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Game of the Week at the Hafner Recreation Center. Penn State Altoona (7-4, 5-2 AMCC) held a lead in the fourth quarter, but Hilbert (9-3, 6-1 AMCC) used a 28-point performance in the game’s final period to overtake the…