Penn State and Paterno, After the Freeh Report

Penn Staters everywhere are reeling.  The Freeh report on the Sandusky scandal is out and the world is demonizing Penn State, Paterno, our Nittany Lion football team, and pointing the finger of blame at all of us who bleed blue and white.As a Penn Stater myself, I can only speak for myself, but I hope that my thoughts and feelings expressed here will resonate with others, as I know we consider ourselves a community....more
Well said, Elisa. I agree with you about the healing benefits of seeing justice served. I could ...more

To the Victims of Sandusy

To the Victims of Sandusky,...more

You Make Me Brave: On Penn State and Telling My Story

It's been a long 24 hours. Yesterday I wrote a post about the Penn State sex abuse situation. I had no idea when I wrote it that so many people would respond in such an overwhelming and supportive way. All I knew is that I was (and am still) so very angry about knowing that children were being abused and that it could have been prevented. ...more
@Stacy Morrison Thank you Stacy. I don't feel proud so much of myself as I do for all of the ...more