Still Life: Parade filled with flora, fauna, fans, fight song, flyover

January 01, 2009

Los Angeles — More than 1 million spectators gathered in Pasadena, Calif., in the early morning hours to watch the 8 a.m. Pacific Time step-off of the 120th Rose Parade. Penn State fans in abundance stood out in their white game-day attire and enthusiastically cheered Penn State's participation in the parade.

To view Penn State spectator highlights from the parade, go to

To see what it looks like to be in the Rose Parade, view student photographer and Blue Band trombonist Andy Colwell's photos from the Blue Band's perspective at

  • As participants and floats lined up in parade formation, this little lion observed U.S. Marines from a better vantage point.

    IMAGE: Jill Shockey

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