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Every Penn Stater Should Read These

Did I try for an attention-grabbing headline that would get people to click the link? Yes, guilty. But the post title also reflects both the content and my genuine feelings about it. I've often opined about the depth and quality of conversation that happens on this site as opposed to many others, and I offer the following to both the authors and audience of Black Shoe Diaries, all of whom I believe hold the power to shape opinions within the Penn State community:

If I could encourage anyone and everyone who cares about Penn State to do something over the next week that would positively impact their relationship to the institution, it would be to read, contemplate, and then form some opinion of, the following two articles.

I'm not telling you what I think about them or what you should think about them, but I am emphatically urging you to think about them.

Penn Staters and the Challenge of Attractive Dissent

For Now, and For the Future: A plea for respect among all Penn Staters

I thank you for your time and consideration (and your support). I will now return to posting snarky one-liners and funny pictures like this one:

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