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Day: November 15, 2011

Johnson & Johnson, Donors Remain Dedicated to THON

In the midst of the insanity that was last week, a rumor came to our attention that Johnson & Johnson had decided to no longer donate to THON. After the national media's often poor coverage of all that was happening in State College, which led to the misconstrued opinions of those outside the Penn State community, this rumor, unfortunately, seemed quite plausible. However, Donor & Alumni Relations Overall Anuj Upadhyay has assured us that this is incorrect.

How Professors Handled the Sandusky Scandal

Professors have been handling class in a variety of ways since the Sandusky scandal broke. We asked students how many of their professors devoted time in class yesterday to discussing last week's events.

Career Services Addresses Student Internship Concerns

As a result of the bombardment of negative attention cast upon the university based upon the Jerry Sandusky scandal and the subsequent riot, rumors swirled that students had been losing their internships. To address these rumors, Jeff Garis, senior director of career services, delivered a message to students and potential employers. We have that message for you after the jump.

#WEstillARE Event to Highlight Student Orgs

Various student organizations will be occupying the HUB tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. as an opportunity to motivate students to look at the Penn State family in a positive light. The event is an extension of the #WEstillARE movement, which also has a website at The #WEstillARE movement is a conversation in the community about the things that define Penn State... What aspects of our University can still inspire pride? Read on for the details.

Coverage Roundup of Penn State’s Most Historic Week

It would be a bit of an understatement to say that it's been a long week. Even since the news broke last weekend of the indictments of Jerry Sandusky, Tim Curley, and Gary Schultz, the story has moved a breakneck pace--and it's been hard to catch up.

Our Liveblog chronicled most of the developments as they occurred, but there's plenty you may have missed during the week that was. Included below are links to all of our coverage of the ongoing scandal.

Sandusky to Costas: “I Am Not a Pedophile.”

In case you missed it, Jerry Sandusky was interviewed on NBC's "Rock Center" by Bob Costas last night. Check out our recap and video after the jump.

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