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Sport and Society for Arete-Penn State Scandal

Richard Crepeau | Posted 03.22.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

One of the biggest shocks to hit sportsworld in the past few years came in the form of the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State University that led to the firing of Joe Paterno as head football coach.

Former Penn State Officials Get Obstruction Charges Tossed

Reuters | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.02.2017 | College

(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania appeals court on Friday threw out obstruction charges against three former Penn State officials accused of trying to hamper...

Ex-Penn State President Charged With Sandusky Cover Up Talks About His Own Abuse

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.17.2014 | College

Graham Spanier spent more time as president of a public college than most. In an era where leaders of public colleges rarely last more than a few year...

Willful Cluelessness at Rutgers

Patricia McGuire | Posted 06.07.2013 | College
Patricia McGuire

What did the president know and when did he know it? If the answer is absolutely nothing, then the president cannot lead.

Nonprofit: How Can We Prevent The Next Penn State Scandal?

Ellen Magnis | Posted 03.08.2013 | Impact
Ellen Magnis

Amidst all of the political shenanigans, world coming-to-an-end drama and heart-wrenching tragedy of the last few months, some may have missed that ch...

A Shadow Across the Soul of the University

Patricia McGuire | Posted 01.06.2013 | College
Patricia McGuire

The scandal at Penn State is a shadow across the soul of the university, a bitter reminder that the president who fails to confront corruption will ultimately fail completely, taking down countless other people as he crashes.

Ex-Penn State President Vows To Fight Charges

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.02.2012 | College

Former president of Pennsylvania State University Graham Spanier says the charges filed against him relating to the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal h...

Charges Expected Against Graham Spanier For Alleged Role In Penn State Scandal

Posted 11.01.2012 | College

Pennsylvania State Attorney General Linda Kelly is expected to announce charges against former Pennsylvania State University president Graham Spanier ...

Spanier Takes A Message Of Innocence To ABC's World News

Posted 08.22.2012 | College

Former President of Penn State Graham Spanier will give his first interview to ABC on Wednesday night. Spanier was ousted from Penn State in November ...

A Timeline Of The Penn State Scandal

Posted 07.19.2012 | College

The scandal surrounding Pennsylvania State University continues to unfold, even after a criminal conviction of one time assistant football coach Jerry...

Penn State and the Future

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 09.17.2012 | College
Davis Schneiderman

Anyone who has ever lived in Pennsylvania would need no reminder of the omnipresence of the state's football culture.

Ex-Penn State President Claims Freeh Report Forgot Something

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.17.2012 | College

Attorneys for former Penn State University president Graham Spanier insist the Freeh report doesn't tell the whole story. Spanier's attorneys, Eliz...

New Jerry Sandusky Accusers Come Forward

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.16.2012 | College

Three additional men have accused convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky of sexually abusing them during the 1970s and 80s, according to the Patriot-...

Tyler Kingkade

Penn State Serves As Nationwide Wake-Up Call | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.16.2012 | College

In the wake of last week's damning report on Penn State's internal response to the conduct of one-time assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the un...

Sandusky Sex Abuse Report To Be Released Thursday

Reuters | Ian Simpson | Posted 09.09.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - An investigation into Penn State University's role in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal will be published o...

Ex-Penn State President's New Claim About Jerry Sandusky

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.10.2012 | College

Graham Spanier, the former president of Pennsylvania State University, claims he was never told anything about Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing childre...

The Soul Within Penn State: Did Officials Cover Up Sandusky's Crimes?

Ellen J. Staurowsky | Posted 09.05.2012 | Crime
Ellen J. Staurowsky

The imprisonment of former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky after being convicted for sexually abusing 10 boys over the span of 15 years represents just one chapter in an evolving American tragedy.

Was Paterno Involved In Penn State Cover-Up?

Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

With former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky imprisoned following his conviction on 45 of 48 counts of sexual abuse against 10 young...

An Open Letter to Graham Spanier

Catherine Seraphin | Posted 08.18.2012 | College
Catherine Seraphin

Spanier's name may always tarnish my educational pride and joy, but may it be a reminder to all Penn State graduates that his lack of action only enables us to do something infinitely more positive, palpable, and life-changing for those who suffered.

Secret File Points To Institutional Cover-up At Penn State

Posted 06.12.2012 | College

Allegations of an institutional cover-up of the Penn State sexual abuse scandal reached a fever pitch on Monday after sources at the Attorney General'...

The Failure of Trusteeship at Penn State

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 03.12.2012 | College
SaraKay Smullens

It was only a matter of time before the public would begin to assess the role of trustees in this horror story and to find them seriously lacking.

Jerry Sandusky's Next Move

Diane Dimond | Posted 01.15.2012 | Crime
Diane Dimond

Come on, Jerry Sandusky -- do the right thing. Admit what you've done over all these years and spare your victims gut-wrenching trials. Let's put the focus where it belongs now -- on the victims.

Suspend Football at Penn State

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.11.2012 | Sports
Andy Ostroy

For the past several days now I've been literally sickened by the Penn State sexual abuse scandal and all the horrific images that get conjured up as a result. Nothing short of criminal charges and jail time would be a just punishment for those involved.

What? Fired Penn State Prez Is Still Employed At The University

Posted 01.11.2012 | College

Even though he was fired from the presidency of Penn State on Wednesday, Graham Spanier will still be presence on campus. At a press conference on ...

Joe Paterno and the Corporate Contours of University Life

Paul Stoller | Posted 01.11.2012 | College
Paul Stoller

If you look beyond the salacious headlines it is clear that the Penn State scandal is a symptom of the scourge of big money and corporate culture that have infected the social life of our universities.