The #IceBucketChallenge to raise ALS awareness has effectively swept the nation, in case you’ve been living under a really gigantic rock or something. Now, the latest person to be challenged is someone we all know and love: The Nittany Lion.
— Sam The Minuteman (@Sam_Minuteman) August 14, 2014
This morning, the pair of mascots got their wish, even though the Lion is on vacation:
The #IceBucketChallenge began with the premise that you’d either have to dump the water all over yourself within 24 hours of being challenged or donate $100 to ALS charities. Since, it’s been enveloped by debate about whether the challenge is a good thing or merely a chance for social media users to feel good about themselves without actually donating. But since the Lion doesn’t have any human currency to give, I think everyone can appreciate him just dumping the water.