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Is there more? Thoughts on the Freeh Report…

July 23rd, 2012

Today we all read that Penn State will be fined $60-million (among other penalties) for their role in Sandusky’s crime spree. As I finished reading the Freeh Report last week – I was left wanting… the crimes Sandusky committed were not properly reported.  This is a crime.  And this violates the Clery Act. But what about [...]


Your silence is screaming – a blog post from NSVRC

July 13th, 2012

While the internet is currently full of posts and opinions about the Freeh Report, Penn State, and Sandusky himself – some blogs, articles and op-eds have stood out to me more than others. The following is a snippet from a blog on the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (you can find the full post here): [...]


A need for openness and disclosure…

July 9th, 2012

While the investigation at Penn State around Sandusky (his criminal behavior and the colleges response to the reported behaviors) is active – and conclusions should not be made prematurely – a report at CNN reads: “Joe Paterno’s apparent preference for handling scandalous issues internally, and what role that may have played in a potential cover-up [...]