Reasons why faculty and staff might wish to show support for the Paterno v. NCAA lawsuit

The Paterno v. NCAA lawsuit has only one purpose:  To seek the truth.  We four faculty are PSU alumni who elected to join the lawsuit for several reasons. First and foremost, NCAA’s actions unfairly and without due process tried and convicted an entire University community by contending that Penn State had a football-first culture.  This … Continue reading Reasons why faculty and staff might wish to show support for the Paterno v. NCAA lawsuit

Deborah Beidel: A Tale of Two Suheys (with apologies to Charles Dickens)

It was the best of times, In 1948, Penn State was to play in the Cotton Bowl against Southern Methodist University. it was the worst of times, In 2011, Penn State was rocked by the disclosure of the actions of a former football coach. it was the age of wisdom, Wally Triplett, one of only … Continue reading Deborah Beidel: A Tale of Two Suheys (with apologies to Charles Dickens)

Ceil Masella: Open Letter to the Penn State Board of Trustees

This letter was featured as an advertisement in the November 16, 2012 Centre Daily Times The booing that occurred at the Ohio State game when Rodney Erickson and Dave Joyner were introduced at halftime certainly was an emotional display of the lingering sad state of affairs at Penn State.However, it should have enlightened each and … Continue reading Ceil Masella: Open Letter to the Penn State Board of Trustees

Letter to the Editor: An Open Letter to the Media

This letter was prepared by PS4RS Member Jessi Lillo who is a 1991 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University. This letter was also featured in the Letters to the Editor at statecollege.com - http://www.statecollege.com/mobile/news/columns/letter-to-the-editor-an-open-letter-to-the-media-1123553/ Your claim to understand the "Penn State Culture" is a bit like taking a picture of the Eiffel Tower and calling … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: An Open Letter to the Media