Students returning to Penn State this semester or any college campus might be interested in a recent article from the Washington Post, August 29th. The title of the article is "Toxic Environment For Sons Accused Of Campus Sex Offenses Turns Mothers Into Militants".
When a big rig collides with a car or motorcycle the results can be devastating. With tractor-trailers weighing 75,000 pounds or more, a car is no match in a collision.
Motorcycle accidents can be among the most devastating especially when the cyclist is hit by a larger vehicle such as a truck or car.
Recently the State College Borough Council passed a rule allowing State College Police to charge a person with a borough ordinance for marijuana possession rather than charging them with a state criminal offense of possession, a misdemeanor. The police would be permitted to issue a non-traffic citation to anyone possessing marijuana. The penalty in the ordinance is $250 for possession and $350 for smoking in a public place.
Pennsylvania has had an anti-hazing law which applied only to college students. In May of this year, however, Governor Wolfe extended the provisions of the anti-hazing law to 7th-12th graders.