One-Room Schools Bring History Alive

I have written about efforts to “mine” the rich preserves of knowledge buried in the past to release their power in the present. Previous installments of this series have focused mainly on conceptual conveyances of…

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Our Street Names Are Memorials

It’s always great when we come into deeper contact with the life and history of the place we live. That happened last year with a column for Town & Gown about a project cataloging the CBICC historical archive:…

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The ‘Magic of Simplicity’ at the Nittany Lion Shrine

The Nittany Lion Shrine was reopened this week after a summer of renovation. Kevin Horne, Managing Editor of Onward State, shares his perspective on the iconic symbol of the campus: I grew up only an hour away…

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Mount Nittany: A Symbol of Eternity

“This morning, as I do most Saturdays, I went and visited my dad. His grave is on a hillside and you can see Mount Nittany. Mount Nittany to me is a symbol of eternity. It’s there,…

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