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But let me bring in TJ Bard at.
This thinking for yourself I know you're the head of the student government but speaking for yourself did the trustees' overreact.
In firing Joseph Paterno.
I don't know -- I think it's definitely been hugely emotional for assesses students but also think the trustees and all of -- and I think.
There's a lot of information that we students don't know mom and it's definitely been a frustrating time -- a confusing time for us and at the end of the day I am I the only thing.
Time will really tell the trustees made the right decision or not -- I can say that I.
I worked with the trustees before and I know they they have and always will have the best interest of the university -- -- so.
What that means I don't know but -- I do trust their judgment.
TJ as the head of the student government you spoke to your fellow students on campus on Thursday.
The day after.
Let's take a look at what some of what you -- -- We've lost.
They can't build up false sense of community.
We -- support each other.
You need each other -- yeah -- mean during this trying time.
TJ how would you a -- The mood on campus now is there more outrage over the abuse of the kids are more outrage over the firing of Joseph Paterno.
I think down after it did the day after the rights are described as kind of the calm after the storm.
I'm at this point I think the students really have been focused on the victims bringing attention to the victims and their families and trying to do everything we can to make sure that justice is -- for them.
I'm we've had a candlelight vigil and in the statistics are really amazing.
3000 -- -- have just been in the riots on the after the -- manager for Turner's firing.
And anywhere from ten to 20000 students participate in the candlelight vigil.
On to honor the victims and bring attention to child abuse and that's not even including the -- -- at the football game or the hundreds of thousands of dollars that have been raised by students and alumni.
On -- child abuse prevention so I think.
It's safe to say that the students kind of attention has been turned to bringing really in finding justice for -- for the victims.
Franco when your read is the grand jury report I don't know if you've had a chance but it's it's just awful and when you see the rioting.
On on Wednesday on the campus at Penn State.
It seems that that a number of people I'm not gonna focus now on Paterno but it seems that a number of people were and are.
More concerned about football more concerned about the football program at Penn State.
-- -- -- the victimization.
Of these kids.
How does that happen and -- affects.
Well I think that happened because of the press and and -- focused on Joseph Paterno went after Joseph Paterno.
Rather than putting the focus on on to kids.
And look let me go back just for a second here.
About the board.
When they mention that the board had leadership.
It doesn't really meet my definition.
Every one that everyone knows that in in in business that in politics.
That when -- crisis happens.
You know they do.
Like to me it's nothing that showed leadership or anything bold.
That is that you just get rid of everybody.
And you don't and it doesn't matter about what's true -- not true or write anything like that would you do is just.
Cut everything and like and that's what that's what I mean when I said aboard the national leadership who show any guts they just did.
101 and I'm very disturbed about and -- -- wanna say that -- eloquently talked about the riding.
Writing at Penn State I heard there's only about -- a couple dozen out of over 2000.
All right we're gonna have to leave it there Franco Harris TJ -- we want to thank you both so much thanks for joining us today obviously.
We're gonna follow the events their -- day.
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