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Penn State club renames Paternoville ‘Nittanyville’

A Penn State club decided to rename the area where students camp prior to football games “Nittanyville” instead of Paternoville in light of the findings of the Freeh investigation. Students began camping outside Beaver Stadium prior to football games in 1993 when the school joined the Big Ten. The camping area was named Paternoville in 2005, but leaders in charge of the club...

Paterno statue decision expected soon

Penn State's president is methodically seeking input from trustees, alumni and other constituencies about the fate of the Joe Paterno statue outside the football stadium. The monument has becoming a lightning rod since the release of an investigative report claiming the Hall of Fame football coach concealed child sex abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade...

Of course someone had a Joe Paterno Groom’s cake at their wedding

You’ll notice a lack of posts on here about Joe Paterno and Jerry Sandusky of the Penn State Nittany Lions. Not something I like talking about. It’s nothing you can make a joke about without being a pretty terrible person. Well, someone decided to make a cake for their Groom’s wedding rehearsal and it has gone viral. Not to make a statement on Joe Paterno because Everyday...

Banner flying over Penn State: ‘Take Down the Statue or We Will’ (photo)

Even though the school has stated that no long-term decision has been made related to the future of the statue of disgraced and recently deceased former Penn State football coach that is prominently displayed outside Beaver Stadium, the statue of Joe Paterno remains standing. But the fact that there is a plane reportedly circling above [...]

Joe Paterno Statue: Leave It Up As Sobering Reminder

If you have a radio or a TV you know the big dilemma is about JoePa, moreover, the conundrum his standing statue in Happy Valley, PA presents. "Leave it up," and "take it down," each have their camp. I have listened to their supporting logic. No matter where we stand, we understand both arguments. Sure, we may not agree, but we understand. After careful consideration...

Thoughts on a Penn State Death Penalty

I was going to do a thorough review of the Freeh report and give my thoughts. However, since they magically decided to release the Freeh report last Thursday, and it was our busiest weekend of the year at work, a similar story has been written by others a thousand times over already. Besides, I’m not one for telling others how they should think. I suggest you read the report yourself...

NCAA boss won't rule out death penalty for Penn St

The president of the NCAA says he isn't ruling out the possibility of shutting down the Penn State football program in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. In a PBS interview Monday night, NCAA President Mark Emmert said he doesn't want to ''take anything off the table'' if the NCAA determines penalties against Penn State are warranted...

Plane banner demands removal of Paterno statue

A plane flying over the University Park Campus of Penn State University in State College, pulls a banner reading “Take the statue down or we will” on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. The Paterno statue outside Beaver Stadium has been a point of much contention. Critics have called for the statue to be taken down after the Freeh report concluded that Paterno was aware of a 1998 allegations...

Possible Punishments for PSU

We have been inundated with opinions regarding the possible penalties that could or should be given to Penn State as a result of the cover up for 14 years of child sex abuse that happened in the university’s football facilities and eslewhere by Jerry Sandusky. They have ranged from the NCAA washing their hands of the responsibility of oversight by doing nothing because ”It...

My Contribution to the NY Times Room for Debate

I was very excited to be featured on the NY Times Room for Debate. That’s actually been a goal of mine for a while. The topic for this discussion was whether or not the NCAA should take action against Penn State or stay out of the penalties leaving it all to the Feds and the State. I argued FOR Penn State to punish the school harshly. To find out why, head over the NY Times by clicking here.

Penn St. will respond to NCAA soon

Penn State said Tuesday it will respond within days to the NCAA's demand for information as the governing body decides whether the university should face penalties - including a possible shutdown of its storied football program - in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
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