A single caller repeatedly contacted Penn State Police to leave non-specific bomb threats. The caller said there were explosive devices in every building on campus. The caller said there was a suicide bomber at 9th avenue and 7th street, but there is no such intersection on or near the University Park campus.
President-elect Eric Barron has been on campus for several weeks now preparing for his first official day on May 12. He has mostly stayed under the radar, but for the first time ever this afternoon, Penn State's 18th president addressed a large group of Penn State students in an official capacity.