Debate has raged for months over whether the Joe Paterno statue outside Penn State’s Beaver Stadium should remain in the wake of increasingly damning revelations in the Sandusky abuse scandal.
Now, just days after an independent report implicated Paterno in a high-level cover-up, a plane is flying above the university trailing a banner that threatens “TAKE THE STATUE DOWN OR WE WILL.”
No word on who “We” might be, or how soon the statue must be removed before “We” return with an excavator.
However, this has the potential to get interesting: The Penn State Board of Trustees issued a statement Sunday claiming that no decision had been made on whether the statue would be removed, and that a decision shouldn’t be expected anytime soon.
To recover from the Sandusky scandal, Penn State University should significantly change the school’s culture, industry experts told PRWeek. Read the rest of the article here.