Anti-hazing bill in honor of PSU’s Piazza passes judiciary committee

Anti-hazing bill in honor of PSU’s Piazza passes judiciary committee

A bill in honor of Penn State University student Timothy Piazza, who died last year during a fraternity event that has raised allegations of hazing, passed the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday.

The bill, SB 1090, was introduced by Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-Centre) last Friday. It would add more categories of hazing to state law, including a felony charge in cases of serious bodily harm or death.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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Ellsworth attacks primary competitors, Wolf in Press Club speech

Ellsworth attacks primary competitors, Wolf in Press Club speech

Republican gubernatorial candidate Laura Ellsworth went on the offensive Wednesday afternoon at a Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon, slashing at the qualifications of her two primary opponents as well as incumbent Governor Tom Wolf.

Ellsworth, a Pittsburgh attorney with a history of civic engagement, said all three — Wolf, endorsed Republican candidate Sen. Scott Wagner (York) and Paul Mango — lack the leadership to make the commonwealth grow economically while retaining and attracting new residents.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018/Author: Stephen Caruso
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March marks Athletic Training Month

March marks Athletic Training Month

On Wednesday morning a group of athletic trainers and athletic trainer students joined in the Main Rotunda to celebrate March being Athletic Training Month and to increase public awareness about what their profession does and their mission.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Game Commission report highlights threat of Chronic Wasting Disease to state deer population

Game Commission report highlights threat of Chronic Wasting Disease to state deer population

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has infiltrated deer populations in the commonwealth and could directly affect local hunters, according to the executive director of the Pennsylvania Game Commission Bryan Burhans. 

“We can use the help of the legislature,” Burhans said today while testifying to the House Game and Fisheries Committee. 
Wednesday, March 28, 2018/Author: Taylor Allen
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