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In this Nov. 12 file photo, fans in the student section react
after Nebraska defeated Penn State 17-14 in an NCAA college
football game in State College, Pa. Penn State was playing for the
first time in decades without former head coach Joe Paterno, after
he was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal involving a
former assistant coach. As Penn State leaves a harrowing week
behind and takes tentative steps toward a new normal, students and
alumni alike wonder what exactly that means.

NIU reacts to Penn State scandal

By Chelsey Boutan | November 21, 2011

When Jon Hohnstadt heard that Penn State students knocked over a news van while protesting the firing of football coach Joe Paterno, he said he understood how they felt. Hohnstadt said it's great to have free press, but when something negatively impacts...

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