Day: July 19, 2012

Former BoT Chairman Steve Garban Resigns

Former chairman of the Penn State Board of Trustees, Steve Garban, has resigned, the Centre Daily Times reports.

Temple Takes a Hint from Freeh—Others to Follow?

Temple University, though completely unrelated to any of the events at Penn State, has taken it upon itself to review and possibly implement some of the recommendations made by the Freeh report to Penn State.

Silas Redd Graces the Cover of PRIDE Magazine

It's mid July, and for college football fans, a somewhat boring time period. Recruiting is relatively quiet, and summer practice does not get underway for a few more weeks. 44 days until kickoff still seems like a long way away, but luckily, there are magazines with previews and analysis to pass that time. If Phil Steele isn't doing the job and you want more of a local fix, the Patriot News has you covered with their annual PRIDE magazine.

Beaver Stadium Ranked Among Best Stadiums in Big Ten

In a rare instance of non-awful news relating to Penn State football, the folks over at the ESPN Big Ten Blog have been running an ongoing video series ranking the best football stadiums in the Big Ten Conference. Beaver Stadium is the latest stadium to receive mention-- ranking 3rd of the 12 Big Ten schools.

A Message to Students: Do Your Part

What many have yet to realize is that this scandal will always be a part of our lives. Penn State will always be linked to this scandal, which is certainly a tragedy. But instead of complaining about the constant bombardment of questions and arguments from those on the outside, take your frustration and fuel it to do something for a victim. Write a letter of support, buy a "blue out" t-shirt, volunteer for the Centre County Women's Resource Center, or help out with a local hotline for reporting abuse.

Whatever you do, though, think of the victims first. It's time for Penn State to become a leader again.