Climate scientist Michael Mann has sued the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the National Review for defamation over statements that accuse Mann of scientific misconduct and that compare him to convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky.
<by Rafael Noboa y Rivera Should Penn State’s football program receive the “death penalty”? The NCAA – far more swiftly than most expected – is set to hand down its decision at 9 AM Eastern, so by the time you read this, we will already know what the sentence will be. I say sentence, because […]
Joe Paterno is dead. Lots has been written and more will be added to the pile in the coming days and weeks. So let me add my two cents while the thoughts are fresh in my mind. Had the last few months not happened we’d now be anointing JoePa for sainthood. As you’ve been told so […]
The Trustees protected Penn State’s reputation when they unanimously voted to fire Joe Paterno. It’s my fellow alumni who are damaging the university’s reputation by supporting a coach who failed to meet his moral and ethical responsibilities.
The pro-Paterno rioters at Penn State showed a remarkable lack of self-awareness and/or intelligence when they rioted in support of a man who clearly failed to meet his ethical and moral duty even has he (barely) met the legal requirement to report sexual abuse.
I’ve been keeping my head down since the Penn State pedophilia scandal broke. You see, I’m a Penn State alum, and it’s taking me time to sort out how I feel about this. Right now, though, I know that nothing about the scandal will tarnish or erase my experiences from my time at Penn State.
I love sports and have my whole life. Ask anyone who knows me. But thanks to my upbringing, I have never been one to lose perspective where athletics are concerned. My grandparents never let me think for a second, for instance, that playing was as important as studying and the lesson stuck. The state of […]
“And thus thy fall hath left a kind of blot, To mark the full-fraught man and best indued With some suspicion. I will weep for thee; For this revolt of thine, methinks, is like Another fall of man.” – Henry V, Act II, Scene 2 by Terry Hargrove King Henry V was addressing Lord Scroop, […]