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Bomb Threat at Beaver Stadium

11/12/2011 6:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Police and FBI investigated a bomb threat received last night on Beaver Stadium, where Penn State is set to play Nebraska today -- but searches last night and this morning produced nothing.

According to Lisa Powers, director of public information at PSU, the call came in last night around 6:30 PM to the main number on campus. The caller mentioned a bomb at Beaver Stadium and police were immediately notified.

Police went through the stadium with bomb-sniffing dogs and made two run-throughs ... but found nothing. Powers said the FBI and police are working on tracing who the caller is, but so far have found nothing. 

Powers said they never took the call as a credible threat because the stadium has been on lockdown since Tuesday.

Once things were all clear, the university sent out a mass text message at 9:08 AM this morning, informing students of the situation (see below). 

Penn State bomb threat text
The university has extra security measures in place for today's game, the first since the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal broke, and is urging students to arrive earlier than usual for the game. 

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As a PSU student who was NOT at the riot and is not part of the Football team These remarks are appalling.

I am here to receive an education to (hopefully and godwilling) do great things in the world with my education. Most PSU students regret what HAPPENED (not the coverup but the actions) and are disgusted with Sandusky and the others who were involved; don't lump us with the ones who think differnet then this.

More then anything else we are disgusted with individuals bashing us for something we had no part in. Also sickening is that my consistant 3.8 GPA merits me stupid and not of sound mind for being at PSU. The most hypocritical thing is you want to say we think a certain way... then blast us for the words you put in our mouth.

1075 days ago


People are directing hatred towards the students because all we hear coming fro their mouths is JoPa nothing about the raped children. The school comes off as indignant that JoPa is above the rules of society. HE KNEW KIDS WERE BEING MOLESTED. If nothing else he should have looked into it for himself. Instead he passed the buck. Every child is on their filthy hands. The student worship a man who overlooked molestation and you wonder why the world judges you?

1075 days ago


You said "The student worship a man who overlooked molestation and you wonder why the world judges you?"

You said we worship him, not us; our interactions with him were always nice and throughtful so we think (thought, depending on the individuals outlook) of him well... that doesn't excuse what he did nor absolve him of it.

1075 days ago


Penn St is now equally hated as Bin Laden......and their lame team just lost the football game!
This ones for u Joe Pa....F U !

1075 days ago

Madison Maines    

Hello, can you please send me an nonafication if you find anything else out Thank you (:

1075 days ago
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