Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

When 'misguided' policies about media access occur, no one wins

USA Wrestling has established new parameters regarding who can cover its events, such as this weekend’s Final X at Penn State, featuring Nittany Lion great David Taylor. The national governing body for the sport of wrestling in the U.S. now requires journalists to undergo a background check and take part in a 60- to 90-minute training session. But the chilling effect of background checks on the media is alarming.

Opinion Columns & Blogs

Selflessness is the key to happiness

Most of us have heard the adage, “Money can’t buy happiness.” While the origin of the saying is unknown, I think it’s quite true. It suggests happiness comes not from acquisition of things or status, but from another source. The most consistent way I find happiness is by doing something for others without expectation of reward. Basically: Being selfless.

New multi-million-dollar carbon science center opens

Morgan Advanced Materials hosted a grand opening for their new multi-million-dollar Carbon Science Centre of Excellence at Innovation Park on the Penn State campus on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.