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Old Main Background in SNL Sketch About College Drug Bust

This weekend, as I was watching Saturday Night Live, I thought I noticed something familiar during a sketch about a drug bust at a prestigious NYC school… It’s not too hard to figure out what school they were making fun of.

Upon further inspection, I realized that our very own Old Main was being used in the background to represent the college campus. While it’s great for Penn State to get some air time, I’m not sure whether I should feel offended or honored.

Here’s the sketch so you can make up your own mind:

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Nick Johnson

Nick is a junior majoring in IST (the Internet) and CAS (saying things). He hopes to one day get paid to do this, but for now he is willing to do it for the fame. Besides writing for Onward State, he also puts things on the Internet here.

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