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Racist Sorority Photo Is Sad Reminder That Ignorance Is Everywhere

There’s really little use debating if the photo currently under fire from a Penn State Mexican-themed sorority party is offensive. It is, without a doubt. In a picture from the party, members of the Chi Omega sorority are seen dressed in ponchos, sombreros, and fake mustaches. That alone is questionable to some, but the signs they were holding were undeniably outrageous. One read: “Will mow lawn for weed + beer” and the other: “I don’t cut grass, I smoke it.” Read more…

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced To 30-60 Years In Prison

Sandusky Denies
But he does admit to showering with children! Watch »
Paterno Fired
The students who are protesting need a reality check. Read More »
Penn State Abuse
Reactions to the Penn State sexual abuse against boys is galling. Read More »
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Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall. Sandusky, who apparently arrived in court this morning wearing a smile, was defiant about his conviction, saying, “They can take away my life, they can make me out as a monster, they can treat me as a monster, but they can’t take away my heart.” Read more…

Penn State Students Prevented From Watching Joe Paterno Report

Paterno Fired
The students who are protesting need a reality check. Read More »
Sandusky Denies
But he does admit to showering with children! Watch »
Penn State Abuse
Reactions to the Penn State sexual abuse against boys is galling. Read More »

This morning, students at Penn State University were watching television in anticipation of the release of the Freeh Report, the inquiry into the Penn State sex abuse scandal headed up by former FBI investigator Joeseph Freeh. But as 9 a.m. rolled around — the appointed time when the 267-page report’s details would be released and revealed on CNN — the school’s televisions suddenly went blank. When the TVs came back on, they were broadcasting a local public access channel instead.

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Damning Penn State Report Released

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Today’s most anticipated news event has arrived: The 9am ET release of the so-called Freeh Report, Penn State’s internal investigation into the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal based on more than 3.5 million emails and documents and 430 interviews. Highlights, per the Washington Post and USA Today:

  • The quote initially getting the most attention, which is set to be delivered by report-honcho/former FBI director Louis Freeh at 10am: “The most powerful men at Penn State failed to take any steps for 14 years to protect the children who Sandusky victimized. Messrs. Spanier, Schultz, Paterno, and Curley never demonstrated, through actions or words, any concern for the safety and well-being of Sandusky’s victims until after Sandusky’s arrest.”

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Jerry Sandusky Found Guilty Of 45 Of 48 Counts In Child Sex Abuse Trial

Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State football coach, has been convicted of almost all of the child sex abuse charges leveled against him. He faces a minimum of 60 years in prison. You can read more here.

Today’s Lady News: 24-Year-Old Sara Ganim Wins Pulitzer Prize

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