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Myers Hails Court’s Decision To Look At NCAA Sanctions
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Myers Hails Court’s Decision To Look At NCAA Sanctions
6 days ago - StateCollege.com
The court decision this week in the NCAA case, while not final and subject to possible trial, supports the position I have taken as a Board member from the beginning. [Read More]
Alice Pope: An Excellent Trustee Candidate
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Alice Pope: An Excellent Trustee Candidate
2 weeks ago - Letters to the Editor
Although Penn State's core mission is education, the thirty voting members of its board of trustees include no active faculty. None of the current members has been a professor since 1981; an era where chalkboards were the main instructional technology. [Read More]
Trustee: Canceled Paterno Tribute Not What it Seems
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Trustee: Canceled Paterno Tribute Not What it Seems
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Recent headlines and stories state that Penn State Trustees cancelled a tribute to Joe Paterno that was scheduled to be made by President Rodney Erickson. With information that was previously confidential coming out, it can be told that appearances are not all they seem. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: A Candidate's Response to Joel Myers
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Letters to the Editor: A Candidate's Response to Joel Myers
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
As a candidate to replace you on the Board of Trustees, and on behalf of the other candidates, I would like to thank you for making this a referendum on your actions, and the actions of your fellow trustees, in November, 2011 and the following months. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: I'm Running to Give Penn State Alumni a Referendum Question: Onward? Or Backward?
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Letters to the Editor: I'm Running to Give Penn State Alumni a Referendum Question: Onward? Or Backward?
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
My candidacy is about surging ahead with a positive Penn State vision. The PS4RS group is about moving backward. I did not agree with every decision. I spoke out strongly against the NCAA sanctions. And I acted in several ways to prevent the board from ratifying them. But, as a group, for better or [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: Use your Super Privilege for Good
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Letters to the Editor: Use your Super Privilege for Good
8 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
My guess is that there have always been gay athletes – they were just in the closet; but as society starts to change and be more inclusive, individuals feel more comfortable being open about whom they authentically are. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: Now Is The Time
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Letters to the Editor: Now Is The Time
11 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony P. Lubrano
The Penn State community cannot simply "Move On" without first addressing that which ails us. NOW IS THE TIME for the Board of Trustees... To demonstrate leadership and defend our great school [Read More]
School Board Leaders Pen Letter Asking Community To Support High School Referendum
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School Board Leaders Pen Letter Asking Community To Support High School Referendum
13 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
While the deteriorating condition of the buildings is driving the need for this project, we believe an investment of this magnitude must provide a building design that better meets the educational needs of our students. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: Concerns About James Franklin's Conduct
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Letters to the Editor: Concerns About James Franklin's Conduct
14 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
If Mr. Franklin is hired by Penn State without dismissal of these allegations, the morality and ethical soundness of Mr. Franklin himself would remain in question, as would his appropriateness to represent the Penn State brand. [Read More]
A New Standard of Excellence at Penn State
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A New Standard of Excellence at Penn State
17 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Dear Penn State Community: It is time that many of the extremely positive things happening at The Pennsylvania State University get their proper recognition: Enrollment. One of the greatest measures of a university’s success is the demand by future students. Applications for enrollment at [Read More]
Penn State Responds to Anti-Semitic Vandalism that Targeted Fraternity
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Penn State Responds to Anti-Semitic Vandalism that Targeted Fraternity
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The recent hateful and offensive anti-Semitic vandalism directed toward Beta Sigma Beta fraternity is unacceptable in our community and should be unacceptable anywhere. Hateful behavior that feeds anxiety and division among us simply must not stand. [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: PS4RS Attack Ads Are False
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Letters to the Editor: PS4RS Attack Ads Are False
23 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Dear Penn State Community: The recent PS4RS attack ads naming me are unprovoked and false. The very goodwill PS4RS claims they wish to achieve, they have abandoned. Their recent advertisements in the Centre Daily Times correctly state I voted for Board of Trustee term limits and that I have been [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: No Friend of Penn State
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Letter to the Editor: No Friend of Penn State
23 weeks ago - Letters to the Editor
I was disappointed to learn that Penn State Berks has invited H.G. “Buzz” Bissinger to speak on campus later this month to give a lecture about "Sports Culture in America." As many Penn Staters are aware, Bissinger has espoused vulgar and hateful things toward the university, the [Read More]
Urging State College Residents to Elect Ron Madrid as Mayor
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Urging State College Residents to Elect Ron Madrid as Mayor
24 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
I am writing on behalf of Mayoral Candidate Ron Madrid. State College is constantly praised for its high quality of life, as illustrated by recent rankings such as second smartest city and the third best college town in the U.S.   But sustaining and advancing our quality of life [Read More]
Letters to the Editor: “Anticipation Of Tradition”
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Letters to the Editor: “Anticipation Of Tradition”
33 weeks ago - Letters to the Editor
I wake each morning and drive to work, seeing you on my daily commute is an awesome perk. Some mornings are grey with clouds taking over the sky, while other mornings are so bright, shades are needed to cover my eyes. Regardless of the weather, you’re there standing tall and proud, waiting, [Read More]
Sandusky vs. Sandusky: It’s in the Numbers
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Sandusky vs. Sandusky: It’s in the Numbers
33 weeks ago - Letters to the Editor
The following analysis clearly proves the Penn State Trustees MUST uphold their fiduciary responsibility and review the claim by Matt Sandusky before the settlement is dispersed. VICTIM 4’s PIVOTAL ACCOUNTIn the November 2011 Grand Jury Presentment1 Victim 4 testified that abuse by Jerry [Read More]
Survey Shows Strong Support for State High Building Project
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Survey Shows Strong Support for State High Building Project
38 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
The Board of Directors of State College Area School District would like to thank the 1,857 community members who participated in the recent survey on the State High building project. The survey was mailed to 6,751 randomly selected households and the results of the survey provide clear direction for [Read More]
Did Penn State Officials Know Jerry Sandusky Was a Pedophile Since 1998?
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Did Penn State Officials Know Jerry Sandusky Was a Pedophile Since 1998?
58 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
A letter to the editor. If you accept the scathing conclusions drawn by Louis Freeh in his July 2012 report, then you believe that Joe Paterno, Tim Curley, Graham Spanier, and Gary Schultz knew that Jerry Sandusky was a pedophile since at least 1998 [Read More]
Eileen Morgan | Three vs. Ten: Unequal Justice Under the Law
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Eileen Morgan | Three vs. Ten: Unequal Justice Under the Law
61 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Pat Rothdeutsch
Either all the men broke the law and are at fault or none of them are at fault. This is an egregious injustice by the state of Pennsylvania. The Attorney General’s haphazard methods of applying the law in this case must be exposed, Eileen Morgan writes. [Read More]
Eileen Morgan to Penn State Trustees: Set Aside a Date to Honor Joe Paterno
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Eileen Morgan to Penn State Trustees: Set Aside a Date to Honor Joe Paterno
63 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Eileen Morgan, a 1990 Penn State graduate, mailed a letter to each member of the Board of Trustees asking to consider Sept. 6, or another date, as the day to honor Joe Paterno. [Read More]
Eileen Morgan: Why was Going Back to the 1998 Investigation So Crucial?
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Eileen Morgan: Why was Going Back to the 1998 Investigation So Crucial?
64 weeks ago - StateCollege.com
Eileen Morgan, a 1990 Penn State alumna, submitted her theory that the Attorney General's Office and Louis Freeh focused on the 1998 investigation in order to fit the narrative that allowed state agencies to yield little blame for Jerry Sandusky's repeated episodes of child sex abuse. [Read More]
State College Area School District Agrees to $9 Million Payment in Interest Rate Swap Agreement with Royal Bank of Canada
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State College Area School District Agrees to $9 Million Payment in Interest Rate Swap Agreement with Royal Bank of Canada
65 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Guest Columnist
The State College Area School Board of Directors took action on Monday night to settle the district's lawsuit with the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) over the enforceability of an interest rate swap agreement. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Thank You 2012 Penn State Football Team
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Letter to the Editor: Thank You 2012 Penn State Football Team
72 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
This letter to the editor thanks the 2012 Penn State football team for its service during the university's darkest chapter. [Read More]
For All That has Gone Wrong at Penn State the Past Year, Coach O'Brien is Someone We Should All be Thankful for
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For All That has Gone Wrong at Penn State the Past Year, Coach O'Brien is Someone We Should All be Thankful for
73 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Guest Columnist
An open letter to Penn State coach Bill O'Brien by Maribeth Roman Schmidt, public relations coordinator for Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Accounting for Accountability
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Letter to the Editor: Accounting for Accountability
81 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Guest Columnist
The Penn State Board of Trustees paid Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, LLP $6.5 million dollars for the 267-page document commonly known as the Freeh Report. [Read More]

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