Penn State students take to the streets

Updated 11:02 PM ET, Thu July 12, 2012
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Following the firing of Penn State's legendary football coach Joe Paterno and the school's president, hundreds of students take to the streets in State College, Pennsylvania, early Thursday, November 10. Getty Images
Police try to control students in the street after what started as an apparent celebration of Paterno turned raucous. Getty Images
The crowd tipped over a news van and decried the media. Getty Images
Pennsylvania State Police disperse students along East College Avenue in the early morning hours Thursday. Getty Images
Paterno was ousted over a child sex abuse scandal at the university. Getty Images
Students visit the Joe Paterno statue adjacent to Beaver Stadium to quietly honor the legendary coach following the announcement that he was fired. Courtesy Dave Cole
Students pass the mural at the College Bookstore where the portrait of Jerry Sandusky, the former coach accused in the scandal, has been removed and replaced with a blue ribbon. Getty Images
"What can I say, I'm no longer the coach," Paterno told about 15 students gathered outside his house late Wednesday night. "It's going to take some time to get used to. It's been 61 years." Getty Images