Penn State Struggles to Redefine Its Identity

Monday, November 14, 2011

In their first game without longtime football coach Joe Paterno the Penn State Nittany Lions fell to Big Ten rivals the Nebraska Cornhuskers. But for the students, the solemn game was about much more than football. The Penn State community is still grappling with how to reshape the university's identity in the wake of allegations that former football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually assaulted young boys.

Dr. Laurie Mulvey, senior lecturer of sociology at Penn State, talks about what happens after the shock wears off.


Dr. Laurie Mulvey

Comments [1]

Ed from Larchmont

One lesson is that one can be involved in any sexual crime, including abortion, and we will deal with you with mercy, even acceptance.

But if you are in any way involved with child sexual abuse, you will be crucified.

Nov. 14 2011 07:24 AM

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