Wednesday, July 18 2012 9:41 AM EDT2012-07-18 13:41:52 GMT
The November air was bitter over Happy Valley last year. First, news of the Jerry Sandusky scandal hit the presses. Then, legendary coach Joe Paterno was fired. Now, a change of seasons, with that bitterMore >>
A decision by student government officers to remove the name of former coach Joe Paterno from a campsite is sparking mixed emotions from the Penn State community.More >>
Wednesday, July 18 2012 9:31 AM EDT2012-07-18 13:31:41 GMT
The clock breaks the silence at old main every hour. The seeming serenity of the place was shattered by Jerry Sandusky last November. "I go to bed thinking about, I wake up at night thinking about, andMore >>
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (WHTM) -
A banner is being flown over Penn State University again on Wednesday. On Tuesday a plane flew over Penn State University towing a banner that read, "TAKE DOWN THE STATUE OR WE WILL."
The plane was license to Air America Aerial Ads of Genoa, Ohio, the Centre Daily Times reported. A man who answered the phone at the company declined to say who purchased the banner but did says the company believes in free speech.
Air America Aerial Ads also towed banners taunting Tiger Woods during the 2010 Masters golf tournament. CNN learned that the banner was made on Long Island. It is still unclear who purchased the banner but CNN has confirmed that it is the same person who purchased the banner in 2010.
The banner that flew over Penn Statue Tuesday was referring to the statue of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. In a report released last week, former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Paterno was involved in covering up sexual abuse by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The family of the now-deceased coach denies this.
Since the report was released last Thursday, many have speculated whether the Paterno statue, which is located outside of the football stadium, will stay or go. Penn State said last week that no decision has been made.
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