Joe Paterno is not looking guiding Coach Franklin and the Penn State football team from on high. Paterno is looking up from the Eighth Circle of Hell and wishing he’d been a decent human being instead of just a decent football coach.
Climate scientist Michael Mann sues Competitive Enterprise Institute, National Review
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.
Penn State deserves the "death penalty" – they forgot their mission
<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 […]
Heroes, villains, victims and pawns: looking back at the Joe Paterno legacy
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 […]
Alumni support of Paterno damages Penn State's reputation
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.
What the hell were(n't) they thinking?
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.
No one can ever take away my experiences of Penn State (Updated)
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.
A note to the Penn State community: We support you
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 […]
Joe Paterno, a Shakespearean fall
“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, […]