Overheard On #PennStateClownWatch Twitter
When my grandchildren ask me about 2016, I’ll tell them about the time Penn State embarked on a full-blown Monday evening rally because of alleged clown sightings.
The Twitterverse was just as wild. Penn Staters were freaking out about clowns last night online and offline. Here are the best tweets from last night’s pandemonium:
Every other school @ clowns: omg so scary *takes pic*
Psu kids: *starts running through the streets doing a ‘we are’ chant
What the hell
— Alexandra (@alexvvelazquez) October 4, 2016
We have no explanation for you, Alexandra.
— Nick DiPoalo (@ndipoalo) October 4, 2016
This is basically Penn State’s new logo.
@OnwardState back in my day we just got drunk and went news van flipping. I don’t understand kids these days.
— Brad Vasko (@BradVasko) October 4, 2016
“Glory days, they’ll pass you by…”
If there is clowns in State College I’m out pic.twitter.com/ilE4LWauwE
— Joey Julius (@joey_julius) October 4, 2016
If Joey Julius isn’t prepared to deck some clowns, we’re all screwed.
@joey_julius go layout the clown
— Blake Gillikin (@blakegillikin) October 4, 2016
Please, Joey. You’re the hero we need but don’t deserve right now.
As always, it was completely quiet in North. Goodnight everyone
— Sam Watson (@foodscisam385) October 4, 2016
This is the whitest school in all of America NEVER SEEK OUT THE KILLER YOU IDIOTS https://t.co/NeTNFIO3Om
— 4th Wave Lereder (@laurettakraema) October 4, 2016
She has a point.
You know how hard it is to run in these floppy ass shoes?
— Penn State Clown (@pennstateclown) October 4, 2016
We can only imagine.
Never in my life did I expect to watch 300+ people chase a clown down college Ave with hockey sticks & police #PennStateClownWatch
— Katie Kemmerer (@katie_kemmerer) October 4, 2016
Welcome to 2016, Katie.
Penn State University riot corners a clownpic.twitter.com/0B7dyfbgoo
— Clown Sightings (@Clown_Sightings) October 4, 2016
It’s really official now.
i am about to transfer to penn state just for the clown hunt
— rené (@rene_why_) October 4, 2016
Look at what we’re doing to the nation.
I bet the clowns got stopped and asked “excuse me, are you registered to vote in state college?”
— allie (@xoalliemo) October 4, 2016
You can never escape this election season.
when she invites you over to chill but there’s clowns on campus pic.twitter.com/cs1HLiTK9f
— michael (@michaelrendine) October 3, 2016
Hate it when this happens.
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The Onward State crew headed to the Motor City for some football, pizza, and a swing set overlooking Canada.