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Penn State settles Sandusky sexual abuse case with $59.7 million payout

Penn State University will pay a total of $59.7 million to 26 victims of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The school also indicated that more settlements could come in the future. Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse in June 2012.

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(Penn) State Secrets

Last week, after I had finally purged all I had to say about Frank Ocean’s letter into a post, I once again returned to reading some of the responses that had been sent to me in the time since Ocean published his Tumblr post. Most of them did as I had lamented in my piece. […]

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On Moral Obligation

What happened at Penn State was a great travesty. None of us doubt that. I hope that each of the boys and families involved, some of whom were probably black, have gotten or soon get the care they need to recover from this abuse. (Granted, race is not necessarily central to this situation. But since I […]

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