Too Cold To Riot?
A blog post today by the CDT’s Bob Heisse said that the weather this weekend would be too cold for students to celebrate a win over Michigan State in the same style as the infamous Ohio State celebration. While I agree with the writer of the piece that there will not be destruction of private property, I think that the reasons there won’t be are different. For one, the Ohio State game was an away one, meaning that the rioters watched the game on TV before proceding outside to Beaver Canyon. This Saturday’s game is a 3:30 home game. Thus, the majority of the students that would riot would be in Beaver Stadium, a place that is pretty inhospitable to rioting. May we see people storm the field? Perhaps, but there will be no serious rioting to speak of. If you need a reminder of what serious rioting is, look no further.
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“Tim’s Law,” the Timothy J. Piazza Anti-Hazing Law, was approved by the Pennsylvania Senate Monday. The legislation is named after Tim Piazza, who died following a hazing ritual at the on-campus Beta Theta Pi fraternity house in February 2017. Now that it’s been passed by both Pennsylvania’s Senate and House of Representatives, the bill will move […]
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