Penn State Has Removed The Joe Paterno Statue

It was inevitable and shortly after 6:00 a.m. Sunday morning Penn State began blocking off access to the statue of the disgraced former coach in front of Beaver Stadium. The statue will be placed in storage. President Rodney Erickson announced the decision Sunday morning, saying it was a divisive symbol and an… » 7/22/12 8:58am 7/22/12 8:58am

Will Foursquare Take Down Joe Paterno Statue Check-In?

As Rodney Erickson struggles with the most important decision ever in the history of Penn State, we're left to wonder when will foursquare tear down its Joe Paterno Statue check-in. As everyone knows, the foursquare page has become the symbol of this social media statuary controversy and emotions are running high. » 7/21/12 5:30pm 7/21/12 5:30pm

Franco Harris On Joe Paterno: Yep, I'm Still Hopelessly Deluded

Franco Harris read "most of" the Freeh Report (the stuff about the massive, program and university-wide cover up must have been in the last chapter) and has come to this conclusion: "there was no cover up." Even, for the sake of argument, assuming the existence of a cover up, Harris "feel[s] even more strongly about… » 7/21/12 11:30am 7/21/12 11:30am

No One Is Currently Guarding The Joe Paterno Statue

Since the release of the Freeh report and the Paterno family's clumsy attempts to discredit it, the statue of Joe Paterno has become an all-encompassing flashpoint in the struggle between critics of the university and PSU loyalists. Bobby Bowden wants it torn down. The Penn State Board of Trustees (and really, PSUBOT… » 7/16/12 3:55pm 7/16/12 3:55pm

Statue Of Joe Paterno Will Stand, For Now

Don Van Natta, Jr. is reporting that sources with firsthand knowledge of the Penn State Board of Trustees recent meetings have said the statue will not be torn down, at least for now. The merits of tearing down the statue versus leaving it up can be debated until we're all blue in the face, and there are reasonable… » 7/14/12 9:40pm 7/14/12 9:40pm