Hackers provided comic relief for students prepping for final exams in May by posting 130 inventive danger signs around campus. In addition to discouraging loud whistling in Lobby 7 and sign posting in the Infinite Corridor, they advised students not to frolic in Killian Court, attempt to straighten the Stata Center, put Twinkies on their pizza, Google themselves, LOL, play Tetris on the Green Building, or HTFP.
Credit: Eric Schmiedl ‘09
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