A new era for Penn State football fans has dawned. If the introduction of STEP didn't make that clear, the changes to the program since this past November certainly have.
One of those changes, the removal of Guido D'Elia as conductor of "The Greatest Show in College Football," will certainly impact the fan experience at Beaver Stadium beginning this fall. With that in mind, I propose a few changes that might enhance the game day environment in Happy Valley.
1. Find the right tune(s).
Many have pined to hear more of the Blue Band or to get rid of the "piped-in" music altogether, but I think the balance as it exists now works well enough. To me, the biggest issue lies in the execution, specifically in the music chosen. I firmly believe that the only appropriate time for songs like "Don't Stop Believin'" and "Sweet Caroline" comes after midnight and a few drinks at the bar of your choice. Seriously, both of these songs need to be axed from the game day play-list.
While I understa...