Photos: Students Crowd Into Streets After Paterno Fired

After Joe Paterno was fired by the Board of Trustees at Penn State, students, by the thousands, gathered in the streets on campus. Here are some of the pictures they posted on their Twitter feeds.

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Twitter/@KarisaMaxwell
"students on top of flipped news van....gas is leaking everywhere."
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"Police finally stepping in. Students are covering faces with sweatshirts."
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"And here's a flipped van..."
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Twitter/@KarisaMaxwell
"Police trying to control mob but failing. Loud chants against the media and avoiding interviews."
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Twitter/@beachlola
"This was the students at Penn State. Police n riot gear. Students want Coach Joepa to stay."
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"People (very dumb people) tryin.g to take down light posts...this is NOT why we are here."
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"Students storming Downtown State College."
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"Pugh st. Downtown State College ."
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'There are over 20,000 students storming Beaver Canyon."
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"College Ave."
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Penn State students stand outside Old Main on campus protesting the handling of a child abuse scandal involving a retired Penn State football coach in State College, Pa., Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. The Penn State board of trustees fired football coach Joe Paterno Wednesday night amid the growing furor over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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STATE COLLEGE, PA - NOVEMBER 9: Students and those in the community fill the streets and react after football head coach Joe Paterno was fired during the Penn State Board of Trustees Press Conference, in downtown Penn State, November 9, 2011 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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