The Origin of the ‘We Are’ Chant
In light of the recent racial tensions at universities across the country, In the Game reporter Kristen Garrone examines how these tensions translate into sports, how Penn State has dealt with the same issues, and how the We Are chant represents more than most people realize.
About the Contributors
Senior / Broadcast Journalism & Economics
Kristen Garrone is a senior studying broadcast journalism and economics at Penn State. Growing up in the fast-paced northeastern news and sports market has greatly piqued her interest in a career of broadcast journalism. She very interested in sports, both college and professional. She’s a sports anchor and reporter for the Centre County Report and has worked internships around campus with WPSU-Sports and Unrivaled: The Penn State Football Story, Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, and the Lady Lions Basketball team.
Outside of State College, she’s been lucky enough to intern for the PGA’s New England Section and hope to pursue a career in the golf industry. She’s excited to take advantage of all of the opportunities she has here at PSU and am excited to begin a career in sports journalism.