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  • The Socialist’s Journal: Pennsylvania State University

    Aug 1, 12 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *When a stock broker steals your car, you don’t call agents at the SEC who are supposed to moniter financial trading. If an ecological scientist sets your house on fire, you don’t go to the EPA and ask them to assess her lab’s quality. A butch beating someone to a pulp does not justify the […]

  • Penn State Sanctions: $60 Million Fine, 4-Year Bowl Ban

    Jul 23, 12 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *(Via Chicago Tribune) – The NCAA on Monday hit Penn State with a $60 million fine, banned the football team from bowl games for four years and vacated all of its wins from 1998 to 2011 in the wake of the university’s child sex abuse scandal. At a morning news conference, NCAA president Mark Emmert […]

  • Joe Paterno Statue Taken Down at Penn State

    Jul 22, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *(Via Boston Globe) – The famed statue of Joe Paterno was taken down from outside the Penn State football stadium Sunday as the NCAA announced it would be issuing sanctions against the university whose top officials were accused in a scathing report of burying child sex abuse allegations against a now-convicted retired assistant. Workers lifted […]

  • Sandusky Case Update: Penn State Leaders Concealed Evidence

    Jul 12, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *An investigation led by former FBI Director Louis Freeh into the Penn State sexual abuse scandal said today that senior university leaders disregarded the safety and welfare of children abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, reports the LA Times. The Freeh Group’s report said that in order to avoid bad publicity, school President […]

  • Penn State Hits Financial High Despite Child Sex Abuse Scandal

    Jul 11, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Jerry Sandusky is behind bars and awaiting, what will likely be a life sentence, for being guilty of not only molesting his own adopted son (which was not a part of the case), but 45 charges of fiendish sex abuse against 10 boys since 2001. But even after his diabolical acts came to light and […]

  • Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Suffering From Lung Cancer

    Dec 16, 11 by Dizzy Leave a comment

    *On the heels of being fired over the Penn State sex scandal, media reports are surfacing that former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno is suffering from lung cancer. Wednesday’s report from SportsbyBrooks said a source close to the situation revealed that Paterno is in poor health. “Joe is a lot closer to dying soon than […]