Fans honored Paterno in a number of different ways, some dressing like Paterno, others displaying signs in support of the deposed coaching icon.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is hailing thousands of Penn State students who held a candlelight vigil Friday night to show support for victims of child abuse.
Penn State was reintroduced on Friday to Rodney Erickson in his new role as the university’s interim president.
In the end, the pressure proved to be insurmountable—even for a legend. In the end, Joe Paterno, for decades a paragon of ethics and source of respect in the college football world, was brought down in the aftermath of the alleged sexual-abuse charges pending against former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.
Penn State football coach Joe Paterno: fired. School president Graham Spanier: fired. Students swarmed the streets to protest after the beloved coach was canned.
Chris reviews the latest following Joe Paterno’s removal at the hands of the Penn State Board of Trustees. He talks to John Hayward about last night’s Republican Primary Debate and Jack Abramoff about his new book Capital Punishment.
Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday that Penn State’s trustees must act firmly and swiftly in response to an unfolding child sex abuse scandal and expressed disappointment over the response of university officials.
Online petitions surfaced almost immediately after news broke of the sex abuse scandal at Penn State, calling for the resignation of PSU President Graham Spanier’s. Today, reports indicate, his tenure could be coming to an end.
Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett says he is “disappointed” by the lack of action on the part of Penn State officials who handled the allegations of child sex abuse that are shaking the school to its foundations.
A crowd gathered outside Penn State football coach Joe Paterno’s home last night to show their support amid a tumultuous sex abuse scandal that has rocked the university.
Chris talks to Jack Cashill about the death of Joe Frazier, Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss to the Bears, Inquirer Writer Bob Warner and Larry Kane about Election Day in the Delaware Valley, and CBS Evening News Anchor Scott Pelley about a special series on jobs and unemployment.
Earlier Monday, investigators encouraged anyone who would accuse former football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexual assault to step forward and talk to police.
Penn State’s former defensive coordinator – facing charges that he sexually abused young boys over a 15 year period – has been released on bail. Two other high-ranking Penn State officials charged with a cover-up are expected to turn themselves in tomorrow.
Penn State University students face another tuition hike, though a smaller one than many of them had feared, as the school grapples with a $68 million cut in state aid.
During a state Senate Appropriations hearing this past week, the heads of the four state-related universities – Temple, Lincoln, Pitt and Penn State – said that the governor’s proposal to cut their funding by more than half would affect more than just tuition.