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Students Peacefully Celebrate In Beaver Canyon

Thousands of students flocked to Beaver Canyon tonight in celebration after rallying at Old Main and Beaver Stadium in elation from the removal of the NCAA’s bowl ban and lessening of the scholarship reductions.

“We consider this to be a peaceful crowd…as long as no extensive damage is done we have no problem with it,” Police Chief Tom King said. Later, he told WTAJ’s Ali Ingersoll that “the community needs something like this.”

As I type this, the celebration is still going on strong in Beaver Canyon. At no point has the celebration gotten out of hand — there have been a lot of We Are chants, Zombie Nations and cowbells with nothing nefairous. At one point, students calmly got out of the way for a Gumby’s delivery car that took a wrong turn. There’s sure to be some people who got carried away, but they’re in the vast, vast minority.

For a lot of students, their night began at Old Main:

And then got to Beaver Stadium before moving downtown:

We’ll keep you updated if anything else develops. For now, let’s keep it classy and have fun.

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Tim Gilbert

Former Managing Editor of this site, now just makes lots of #content for it from the Phyrst’s Table 69. Senior from Philadelphia. First-generation Penn Stater. I might go to law school after this, but I might not, too. “For the Glory” is in my email signature because I’m a douche. [email protected] is my email if you want to tell me why I suck. Alternatively, you can call me out on Twitter @OlGilb.

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