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Day: March 11, 2013

Jerry Sandusky’s Attorney Proceed with Appeal Process

Jerry Sandusky's attorneys continued with the appeal process today, filing an appeal to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania asking for a new trial.

The filing states seven different reasons that a new trial is warranted, including the defense not having enough time to prepare for trial and a potential legal violation in the prosecution's closing argument that unfairly implied Sandusky's guilt.

Penn State Releases Letter of Engagement with Freeh

With an increased public scrutiny toward the findings made in the Freeh Report, Penn State released the letter of engagement sent to Louis Freeh by the Board of Trustees earlier today to increase transparency with the transaction.

Update: Dillen/Machina Ticket Disqualified, Appeal Hearing Set for Tuesday Night

UPUA campaigning began at 5 a.m. this morning, but one presidential ticket is already facing potential disqualification. The Board of Arbitration will meet Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in 111 HUB to rule on eligibility violations in the Aaron Dillen/Elias Machina presidential ticket that Onward State outlined late last week.

Anthony Lubrano to Testify for Board of Trustees Reform

Penn State trustee Anthony Lubrano is set to testify in front of a Pennsylvania Senate committee on Government next Monday, March 18. The public hearing was originally scheduled to hear from only Auditor General Eugene DePascuale and Board of Trustees Governance Committee chair Jim Broadhurst. Lubrano was just recently added to the schedule, along with former trustee Bob Horst.

Separation of Church and Penn State

A group of Penn State students are required to attend a religious service as part of a non-religious class. One Onward State writer asks, "is this a violation of the 1st Amendment?"

#MusicMonday: Spring Break-It-Down

The newest tunes from hip-hop heavy weights The Game and Wiz Khalifa to folk's the Avett Brothers to a nasty mash-up of Pretty Lights and Jimi Hendrix plus who's playing where in State College this week. Listen to Onward State's post-spring break playlist after the jump.

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