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  • Ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier charged in Sandusky sex abuse case

    November 1, 2012 | 11:29 am

    Former Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier was charged with perjury and obstruction as part of a "conspiracy of silence" in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly said on Thursday.

    Spanier also is charged with...

  • Teshuvah and Penn State

    September 12, 2012 | 11:09 am

    In our busy lives, there are lots of decisions to make. Although we know that quick judgments made without all the facts may be faulty, we do not have the time to dwell on each decision, and we learn to live with a kind of necessary impatience. Whether it is a route across town,...

  • Penn State’s Jewish community weighs how to move forward

    July 24, 2012 | 11:24 am

    One unlikely venue for fallout from the Penn State University sex abuse scandal is the campus Hillel, for which now ousted university president Graham Spanier—the school’s first Jewish leader—was a fundraiser and vocal supporter.

    On Monday, the Penn State community was stunned...

  • Syracuse puts coach Bernie Fine on leave over abuse probe

    November 18, 2011 | 9:42 am

    A longtime assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University was put on administrative leave on Thursday after police reopened an investigation of alleged inappropriate behavior with a ball boy.

    Associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine, in his 35th season with Syracuse, was...

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  • Jews reeling in wake of Penn State scandal

    November 16, 2011 | 10:46 am

    Rabbi David Ostrich, who leads the lone congregation in State College, Pa., couldn’t bring himself to sermonize last Shabbat on the scandal that’s on everyone’s mind.

    For one thing, it’s all too raw and too much remains unknown, said the religious leader of Congregation...

  • Penn State: Where Football Trumps Rape - UPDATED

    By Ilana Angel

    November 11, 2011 | 12:39 am

    If my son were to win a full scholarship to Penn State, I would not want him to go.  I am so disgusted by what is happening there, that in reading all of the news stories, I find it hard to breathe.  How is it possible that a man was raping children, people knew, and yet nobody...

  • Penn State president ousted in scandal aftermath

    November 10, 2011 | 10:20 am

    The president of Penn State has been removed from his post in the wake of a child sex-abuse scandal involving a former football coach at the university.

    Graham Spanier, who is Jewish and according to The Daily Collegian was active at the Penn State Hillel, was relieved of his duties...

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