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  • Bill Cardoni | The Penn Stater Magazine
    by how polarizing a figure Jay is for a lot of Penn State football fans particularly the small but vocal segment who can t seem to stand him Indirectly those folks helped inspire the story so it s no surprise that some of them have strong opinions about the story itself Over the past week or so I ve skimmed the messages boards on Blue White Illustrated Fight on State and Lions 247 where our story was discussed in a handful of posts To answer the most colorful accusation I found there No we were not put up to the story by the Paterno family but it was fun to imagine Joe Paterno calling our office for something like that Alas I m guessing he s got better things to do Whether or not your thoughts on the subject are similarly conspiracy minded we re curious what you think of the story and the rest of the issue Feel free to leave comments below or on our Facebook page Almost forgot The great shot of Jay walking in Beaver Stadium comes courtesy of Bill Cardoni who shoots quite a bit for us Needless to say he s a terrific photographer You can find more of his work here Ryan Jones senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading September 1 2011 at 8 42 am Ryan Jones 4 comments A Model Scarecrow Every once in a while we have photo shoot with a person so comfortable in front of the lens that it s hard to pick the one great shot Adam Jepsen our Everyday Person in the November December issue was just that kind of subject the camera loved him Adam a musical theatre major took last year off from school to play the Scarecrow in the national touring production of The Wizard of Oz Here s a slideshow of outtakes from the shoot photographed by Bill Cardoni on a farm in nearby Lemont Pa where we were lucky to find a real Tin Man for Adam to pose with Carole Otypka art director This slideshow requires JavaScript Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 28 2010 at 3 02 pm Carole Otypka 1 comment Watch for Typos Our Copy Editor is Leaving Chas Brua our copy editor for the past 12 years Photo by Bill Cardoni If you notice more typos than usual in our September October issue which of course I m hoping you don t it s all Chas fault Chas Brua 86 02g 09g our ace copy editor and fact checker for more than 12 years is leaving us Today is his last day And while he has already edited about a third of the Sept Oct issue we still have a lot of pages left to finish and we re on our own for those If you re wondering what a copy editor does basically well he proofs

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  • Doug West | The Penn Stater Magazine
    commodore spent six months in the Persian Gulf Senior editor Ryan Jones embarks on a month long culinary quest across University Park in A Moveable Feast and digs into what it s really like to eat on campus these days You ll be surprised to learn about the quantity and quality of options available Honey glazed parsnips anyone Don t miss Aaron Meshon s fun illustration of campus eateries on p 28 You ll also find a Q A with Blue Band director Greg Drane 06 who recently wrapped up five straight home football games a story about Penn State Altoona s new basketball coach and former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Doug West and a conversation with renowned author Joan Chittister 71 about her latest books Let us know what you think of the Nov Dec issue by commenting below or emailing us at heypennstater psu edu Amy Downey senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 26 2015 at 11 16 am amyjdowney 5 comments Recent Posts The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Hearts Against Hunger Jordan Norwood s Super Journey Spend the Super Bowl

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  • Greg Drane | The Penn Stater Magazine
    including two captains and one commodore spent six months in the Persian Gulf Senior editor Ryan Jones embarks on a month long culinary quest across University Park in A Moveable Feast and digs into what it s really like to eat on campus these days You ll be surprised to learn about the quantity and quality of options available Honey glazed parsnips anyone Don t miss Aaron Meshon s fun illustration of campus eateries on p 28 You ll also find a Q A with Blue Band director Greg Drane 06 who recently wrapped up five straight home football games a story about Penn State Altoona s new basketball coach and former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Doug West and a conversation with renowned author Joan Chittister 71 about her latest books Let us know what you think of the Nov Dec issue by commenting below or emailing us at heypennstater psu edu Amy Downey senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 26 2015 at 11 16 am amyjdowney 5 comments Recent Posts The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Hearts Against Hunger Jordan Norwood s Super

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  • Joan Chittister | The Penn Stater Magazine
    captains and one commodore spent six months in the Persian Gulf Senior editor Ryan Jones embarks on a month long culinary quest across University Park in A Moveable Feast and digs into what it s really like to eat on campus these days You ll be surprised to learn about the quantity and quality of options available Honey glazed parsnips anyone Don t miss Aaron Meshon s fun illustration of campus eateries on p 28 You ll also find a Q A with Blue Band director Greg Drane 06 who recently wrapped up five straight home football games a story about Penn State Altoona s new basketball coach and former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Doug West and a conversation with renowned author Joan Chittister 71 about her latest books Let us know what you think of the Nov Dec issue by commenting below or emailing us at heypennstater psu edu Amy Downey senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 26 2015 at 11 16 am amyjdowney 5 comments Recent Posts The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Hearts Against Hunger Jordan Norwood s Super Journey Spend

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  • November/December 2015 | The Penn Stater Magazine
    in the fight against child abuse But perhaps the biggest treasure that s passed down to the new Nittany Lion is some heeded advice Says Rob Nellis 13 Enjoy it Because when you re serious about it you can get caught up in the stress of things And the more you actually enjoy it the better reaction from the crowd In digging through the stash of props we did come across three items that we still don t know the stories behind Some slack of rope a blue Hawaiian shirt and this somewhat scary Brutus Buckeye mask which is actually made from the skin of an old soccer ball Any ideas Amy Downey senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 26 2015 at 1 55 pm amyjdowney Leave a comment Inside Our November December 2015 Issue Alumni Association members should be getting our Nov Dec issue any day now You ll see that we take a peek inside the Nittany Lion s closet and uncover some pretty fun props and accessories that have been passed down over the years From a pink and black scarf reserved for Homecoming to a homemade Michael Jackson Thriller jacket worn around Halloween we got exclusive access to the stash of props along with the stories behind them Learn about the two dozen items starting on p 40 The magazine also includes a rare look aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt where 15 Penn Staters including two captains and one commodore spent six months in the Persian Gulf Senior editor Ryan Jones embarks on a month long culinary quest across University Park in A Moveable Feast and digs into what it s really like to eat on campus these days You ll be surprised

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  • James Sheep | The Penn Stater Magazine
    game against the University of Buffalo Photo by Nick Sloff 92 Sometimes ribbons are pinned onto the mascot to support a cause like a gold one during the annual football game that supports THON pink at various sporting events during breast cancer awareness month and blue for the blue outs at Beaver Stadium in the fight against child abuse But perhaps the biggest treasure that s passed down to the new Nittany Lion is some heeded advice Says Rob Nellis 13 Enjoy it Because when you re serious about it you can get caught up in the stress of things And the more you actually enjoy it the better reaction from the crowd In digging through the stash of props we did come across three items that we still don t know the stories behind Some slack of rope a blue Hawaiian shirt and this somewhat scary Brutus Buckeye mask which is actually made from the skin of an old soccer ball Any ideas Amy Downey senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 26 2015 at 1 55 pm amyjdowney Leave a comment Out with the Old There s a new man behind the mask and in with a new Nittany Lion mascot Clint Gyory a freshman business major claimed the honor after weekend tryouts An extensive gymnastics background and experience as his high school mascot put him over the top From the Collegian Dressed as the Nittany Lion Gyory performed a James Bond skit during which he rescued a Joe Paterno look a like and a Penn State cheerleader from the Notre Dame mascot and Notre Dame football coach Charlie Weis The Centre Daily Times has some video highlights of the tryouts here Cheerleading coach Curtis White says Gyory

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  • mascot | The Penn Stater Magazine
    upset during rainy games because it made it so much harder to move around says James Sheep 08 A wet lion suit adds like 25 30 pounds it feels super heavy After the game I d take off the suit and wring all of the water out of it Sheep did have a little fun with the forecast at one game stepping out on the field in a ducky inner tube and an umbrella hat the latter of which the current Lion wore in this year s rainy game against the University of Buffalo Photo by Nick Sloff 92 Sometimes ribbons are pinned onto the mascot to support a cause like a gold one during the annual football game that supports THON pink at various sporting events during breast cancer awareness month and blue for the blue outs at Beaver Stadium in the fight against child abuse But perhaps the biggest treasure that s passed down to the new Nittany Lion is some heeded advice Says Rob Nellis 13 Enjoy it Because when you re serious about it you can get caught up in the stress of things And the more you actually enjoy it the better reaction from the crowd In digging through the stash of props we did come across three items that we still don t know the stories behind Some slack of rope a blue Hawaiian shirt and this somewhat scary Brutus Buckeye mask which is actually made from the skin of an old soccer ball Any ideas Amy Downey senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 26 2015 at 1 55 pm amyjdowney Leave a comment Recent Posts The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Hearts Against Hunger Jordan Norwood

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  • Michael Valania | The Penn Stater Magazine
    I remember being upset during rainy games because it made it so much harder to move around says James Sheep 08 A wet lion suit adds like 25 30 pounds it feels super heavy After the game I d take off the suit and wring all of the water out of it Sheep did have a little fun with the forecast at one game stepping out on the field in a ducky inner tube and an umbrella hat the latter of which the current Lion wore in this year s rainy game against the University of Buffalo Photo by Nick Sloff 92 Sometimes ribbons are pinned onto the mascot to support a cause like a gold one during the annual football game that supports THON pink at various sporting events during breast cancer awareness month and blue for the blue outs at Beaver Stadium in the fight against child abuse But perhaps the biggest treasure that s passed down to the new Nittany Lion is some heeded advice Says Rob Nellis 13 Enjoy it Because when you re serious about it you can get caught up in the stress of things And the more you actually enjoy it the better reaction from the crowd In digging through the stash of props we did come across three items that we still don t know the stories behind Some slack of rope a blue Hawaiian shirt and this somewhat scary Brutus Buckeye mask which is actually made from the skin of an old soccer ball Any ideas Amy Downey senior editor Share this Email Print Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google LinkedIn Tumblr Like this Like Loading October 26 2015 at 1 55 pm amyjdowney Leave a comment Recent Posts The Olympic Aspirations of Tyler McCandless The Positive Outlook of Brett Gravatt Hearts Against

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