Duke Cancels Tailgating…Forever!?
You’ve probably never heard of Larry Moneta, the vice president of student affairs at Duke, but trust me…he’s a grade A asshole. So some punk ass little teenager gets found unconscious in a portapotty this Saturday after tailgating for the Duke vs Virginia game and what does he do, go and all tailgating at the school.
He sent the email out to all students at 10:00pm on Monday night saying, tailgating at the school had “long lost its value as a pre-football, spirit building activity and has become increasingly dangerous in every iteration” and that “this incident has vividly revealed that tailgate as is practiced at Duke must come to an end.”. Lame!
What happened to not letting one bad apple spoil the bunch. It wasn’t eve like this kid was even a student. They was someones little brother or sister that came to visit that tried to be too cool and hang with the big boys. Hey you live and you learn. I’m sure whose ever sibling it was got enough shit from their parents…there’s not need for the school to step in and lay the smack down.
Now I should point out that the letter did not specifically cancel student tailgating for Duke’s final game against UNC, just their next one…but the e-mail said that Duke will be developing a new type of game-day celebration for 2011. WTF! There’s only one type of game day celebration and that’s tailgating…anything else would uncivilized.