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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Whackademia Quote: America's Best and Brightest?

     Two math majors at Reed College in Portland, Oregon lost control of a massive snowball that rolled into a dormitory, knocking in part of a wall. There were no injuries…but it will cost $2,000 to $3,000 to repair the building. The incident happened February 8, 2014 after a rare trio of snowstorms in Portland.

     Students started building the giant snowball on a campus quad near the dorm. Urged by a crowd, the math majors tried to make the snowball as big as possible by rolling it down the sidewalk that goes past the dorm. But it got away….

"Snowball Slams Into College Dorm," Associated Press, February 15, 2014 

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