Behind the Blue Ribbons
Huffington Post: Impact honored my piece, The Story Behind the Blue Ribbons, on its front page today. Here’s a teaser:
On Saturday September 1, the Penn State Nittany Lions will host the Ohio University Bobcats in their first football game of the season. While much has been said about the redesigned Penn State uniforms making their inaugural appearance this weekend, little has been mentioned regarding the origin of the blue ribbons now featured on the back of my schoolmates’ helmets.
The blue ribbon represents a grassroots effort created by two ordinary students that seeks to prioritize the protection of victims and the prevention of future sex abuse and negligence. Here is our story.
The full post is available at the following URL: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/laura-march/the-story-behind-the-blue_b_1840355.html