900-Pound Snowball At Reed College Caused Thousands Of Dollars In Damage To A Campus Building

A massive and destructive 900-pound snowball caused thousands of dollars in damages to Reed College after its creators — two maths majors — miscalculated how it would roll, Reed Magazine reports.

The snowball crashed into a campus residence hall, knocking a wall off its hinges. Here’s what the final damage looked like, via Reed Magazine editor Chris Lydgate:

Giant snowball attacks Reed dorm! http://t.co/CpqAuiERGv pic.twitter.com/LufIPZD73Y
— Chris Lydgate (@rewriteman) February 14, 2014

According to the magazine, “Three students sitting in the living room of RCA #7 were startled by a ‘huge crash’ and discovered a giant crack running down the bedroom wall and a goliath boulder of ice outside the window.” A Reed maintenance manager estimated the damages will cost between $US2,000 and $US3,000.

Check out the full story and more photos at Reed Magazine >>

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