Drunk Sober High
My fellow editor, Kevin Horne, did no wrong in publishing his post. He initiated public criticism of THON, something most irrationally fear, and is necessary to the vitality of the program. His concerns are valid, and only seek to craft a more dynamic philanthropy. However, I have my disputes with the arguments that he crafted.
Yesterday, my friend and fellow editor Kevin Horne voiced his opinion on THON, sparking a day and night of debate, discussion, and a whole lot of criticism towards Kevin's opinion. Today, I address that criticism, asking you to step back and examine the real point of the post.
I've seen "the issue of THON" from both sides. THON is..l well, you know, unexplainable, in a very, very good way. It's amazing. It's epic. It's positive. But to those outside of THON, it can be overpowering. It can be downright frustrating. To some, it can even be negative.
The Council of LionHearts pledges to reduce the destruction this weekend by providing alternative activities that will help the community for University Park students. Will THONers keep up the great work and take a stand against State Patty's Day? Probably not, but we're asking anyway.
There's nothing quite like a night in 302 HUB, kicking back with two Diet Cokes and watching the gears of our student government turn simultaneously with the wheels of progress. Last night was no different, as the UPUA met for their weekly General Assembly meeting.
If you want to do something much more awesome than destroy Penn State's reputation this weekend, seeing this week's HUB movie is a great alternative. I saw the movie several times in theaters, and though the Muppet fan in me has a few issues, bear with me- even a lesser Muppet Movie is still a great movie.
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