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Overheard On The Blue & White Brigade Bus To Indy

If you were on one of UPUA’s Blue & White Brigade buses this weekend, you know it was a long trek. However, there’s nothing like the Big Ten Championship to spark some entertaining commentary during a lengthy trip. Here’s what we overheard on the bus, both on the way to the game and afterward.

On The Road To Indy

Kid who forgot he left Penn State already: “I almost gave the Wendy’s lady my ID and tried to pay with LionCash.”

Students whose lives finally make sense now: “Wasn’t Harambe killed in Ohio?” “Yes, and that’s why they all say Ohio State killed Harambe.”

Kids after witnessing their first set of Ohio State fans in Indy: “What are they doing here?” “They’re probably just confused and thought they made it into the Big Ten Championship.”

Student intensely debating his pre-game move: “Is the pep rally even going to be that lit?”

Guy who is really happy he gets to wear blue and white: “These Wisconsin fans look like fucking walking candy canes.”

Guy who might just be our kicker’s number one fan: “Joey Julius will score tonight.”

Literally everyone once the bus drove through Indy tailgate territory just to see it swarming with blue and white: “Well guys, looks like we officially drove 10 hours just to get to Penn State again.”

Everyone, again: “Are we even going to have a town to come back to if we win?”

On The Victorious Trip Home

Guy who wouldn’t settle for anything less than a spot in the playoffs: “If they don’t put us in, science is wrong and the earth really is flat.”

Guy who’s over all of the irrelevant talk from Pitt fans: “If Pitt students are trying to tell us that their win against us matters, they’re basically saying they got an A in their first grade class and should’ve been valedictorian.” 

Student who believes that sometimes, you just have to compromise: “God was like, ‘I’ll give you the Big Ten Championship, but it comes with Trump.'”

Guy who is a little too confident in our power as a second half team: “I can’t wait for the second half of the Rose Bowl when we’re down 58-0 and score 15 touchdowns.”

Girl who waited forever for this very moment: “This was the best day of my life. I need to call my dad right now.”

About the Author

Claire Fountas

Claire Fountas is the student life editor for Onward State, as well as a junior pursuing a double major in journalism and psychology. She lives in a suburb of Chicago and strongly disagrees with anyone who hates the Cubs or the Blackhawks (so, pretty much anyone at Penn State). You can follow her @ClaireFountas or email her at [email protected]


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