Skip to comments.Penn State Students Are Tailgating Their Final Exams
Posted on 05/09/2014 1:29:41 PM PDT by FlJoePa
Penn State University located in State College, Pennsylvania is notorious for their seemingly bottomless pitcher of school spirit.
After all, students at the University are even tailgating their final exams. Complete with hot dogs and encouraging signs.
This photo from Onward State's Facebook page has been making the rounds this week:
Stephen Pianovich, pictured above, is graduating this May and masterminded the plan to tailgate a final.
It was on his senior year bucket list.
In an email to Business Insider, he said:
We got some confused looks from people walking and driving by, but nobody from the university or police told us we needed to stop. I guess I should have mentioned that this was a sober event. I think people see the word tailgate and think of boozing, but we didnt want to give anyone a reason to kick us off campus, so we made sure there was no alcohol there.
The crowd varied from about 20-30 people, so it wasnt too much of a ruckus, but enough to let people know we were tailgating a final. We cheered loudly again when [our friends] Ryan and Shane exited the exam and took a group picture.
I graduate this weekend and all semester my friends and I have been trying to do unique and fun things, and this was just another example of that. Is it going to become a Penn State tradition down the road? I certainly wouldnt mind seeing that, but who knows? I do know, however, that we made some memories and Im overjoyed we went through with it.
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I hope they keep the kids away.
Full disclosure: I got high for my one of my finals at [edited]. My last final was late on the calendar, and my friends had already started celebrating the end of them. Lost an A to a B+. Never did it again.
I remember students in the balconies of larger [general requirement] classes smoking weed DURING the finals! Early 80’s.
“Business Insider? I barely knew her!”
About as lame as any of the nitwit’s signs.
Well, something about number 2 and number 1 so I'm not holding out much hope for anyone of any age there.
Plus, they read the "business insider" blog, or "bi-blog" as I call it, which is written at about pre-school level, so there's that.
I don’t think “Penn State” and “Tailgating” should be used in the same sentence for awhile.
It might be best.
Ignore the troll. No one likes it. Worst poster on FR, bar none.
Summer of 82, I had 3 finals in one day ( all engr courses). I could have changed one final to another day, but decided to get everything over with in one day and go home. Made it through the first two, but the last one ( dynamics) my brain stopped working, figured I got a 15% on it and flunked the course (passed with a c). Spent the rest of the night across the street at the rat cellar, and passed out on the northern part of the campus trying to walk home to pine wood north.
The worst ones talk smack about folks behind their backs like scumsucking cowards.
Don't be afraid, spunky. You have a voice.
A little off topic FlJoePa, don’t know if you saw this article in the CDT, here is a little bit:
“The Nittany Lions now own 11 four-star recruits, according to 24-7, while the other 13 schools in the Big Ten Conference have a combined total of 13. Penn States Class of 2015 is currently ranked No. 1 in the conference, No. 2 overall behind Alabama, according to 24-7.” CDT
The Lions are going to be tough to beat.
Franklin is a recruiting machine. He hasn’t left his office (literally) since he took the job. Has a new house in town, doesn’t know the address. Sleeps on an inflatable mattress in his office.
More chest pains for Urban, I guess.
Boo hoo, QED. Worst poster evah. ROFLPIMP.
This is just too cute. I love the sign that says, “Go, Shane! Beat Bio”.
Good natured, clean fun is not celebrated enough in our culture.
Mean-spirited and inappropriate. These students had nothing to do with the pervert.
Penn State, isn’t that where they had the big pedophile scandal with the football coaches?
The original poster continues to support Ped State and pretends nothing happened.
Basically he endorses pedophilia in favor of sports.
Me, I'm not cool with that.
It’s PENN State. Get it right there smelly.
Even if I were to accept your assertion about the poster as true, I cannot see how it relates to this particular post about young people who had nothing to do with the pedophile incidents.
My assessment remains: Mean-spirited and inappropriate.
I suggest that you not read posts from this FReeper if you are that obsessed about his views. Your nasty comments here are unbecoming.
"SMELL MY FINGER!"
If you read the posts of the person who posted this thread, you may feel differently. His screen name alone is an indication of his thinking.
You seem bored.
If I were obsessed, wouldn't reading his posts be my first priority?
I cannot see how it relates to this particular post about young people who had nothing to do with the pedophile incidents.
Well.. even though you may not be obsessed you could go and look
at his posts, going back a couple years.. and see how he excuses
or denies or minimizes Ped State's involvement with covering up
pedophilia and perversion.
But hey, that's too much trouble for you.
We should just be nice, huh?
My “thinking?” What crazy thinking is that? That someone who was never accused of a crime, who cooperated with, and was praised by the OAG, who never did a damn thing wrong, has his 61 year legacy stomped on and smeared by the likes of espn, louis freeh, the ncaa, corrupt b.o.t. members, and bumblehummer?
Crazy “thinking” there. You need to get a clue as well.
Continue as you will.
Never fear gunner, we've got your six o'clock, and the 3 and the nine, too.
Stay humble, my FRiends.
And that makes it all possible, I'll tell you what...
Please do not feed the troll. As worthless as mams on a bull. QED.
He’s a professional thread hijacker.
So you’re on record as supporting pedophilia.
And never, ever does he mentions the victims of Joe Paterno's inaction.
So two bad guys are going to make the other 95,000 members of the Penn State community guilty?
Makes no sense-—it’s like a small city.
I do not know this poster, nor do I know his posting history.
No matter how much he has denied the scandal at Penn State, though, I still do not see how this particular story relates to the whole pedophile story.
At any rate, I think I have spent too much time on this, and I don’t see any point in commenting further.
Sorry we can’t agree on this point.
... and a stalker. Ignore it and it will go away. Total attention whore.
It doesn’t ... Ignore the troll.
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