Local News 4-17-13

Penn State Increases Security

Extra security measures will be in place this weekend at Beaver Stadium for Penn State’s annual Blue-White game. University officials announced policy changes yesterday, in the wake of Monday’s bombings in Boston. Bags, backpacks or purses will not be permitted in all campus venues, including Beaver Stadium this weekend. Additionally, police will have a heavier staffing presence at all events, Beaver Stadium will be under extra surveillance prior to the game and lights at the stadium will be turned on beginning tonight. 

Lion Shrine Renovation

Renovations on the Penn State Nittany Lion Shrine will begin on May 13th. Penn State’s Office of Physical Plant will close the shrine to visitors until summer commencement on August 5th. The shrine is temporarily closed this week, until Friday. The target completion date for the project is September 6th