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'Schwabo' Said to Haunt Schwab Auditorium

by on October 30, 2016 10:17 AM

Strange creaks and the sound of footsteps. Things mysteriously falling from tables. Unexplained lighting problems during performances. 

Are they the effects of an old building, or the sign of a supernatural presence in Schwab Auditorium?

"The presence at Schwab, his name is 'Schwabo' as we call him around here," says Penn State Thespians member Matt Schiffman.

Legend has it a spooky spirit found its home in Penn State's Schwab Auditorium. Centre County Report's Olivia Hogan talks with Schiffman about the experiences students have had over the years in the auditorium.

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