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  • November 11, 2011 - 4:31am

    Since the news broke November 5 that former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was charged in the alleged sexual assault of eight boys, news organizations have published or broadcast tens of thousands of stories about the situation.

  • October 28, 2011 - 6:56am

    Halloween is big business. According to the National Retail Federation, Americans spent $1.8 billion on Halloween costumes in 2010.
    Many of today’s Halloween costumes are frightful; not because they’re gory, but because they sexualize girls and women. A lot of costumes for young girls have low-cut tops, padded busts, short skirts and accessories such as fishnet stockings. What messages are these outfits sending to our children?