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Hilarious April Fool's Day Stunts on College Campuses

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Hilarious April Fool's Day Stunts on College Campuses
Hilarious April Fool's Day Stunts on College Campuses

The University of Alabama's Crimson White newspaper announced the creation of a fourth UA campus in outer space, as part of its 2012 April Fool's Day festivities.

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It's not just college kids who get clever on April Fool's Day. University administrators and campus newspaper editors have been known to play a few April Fool's Day pranks too. Here's a sampling of some of the most memorable stunts.

In 2012, the University of Alabama's Crimson White newspaper announced the sacking of a basketball star for making "yo mama" jokes, plans to turn the university president's house into a sorority house for the gals of Omicron Omicron Omicron Omicron, and new chancellor Robert Witt's announcement of a fourth UA campus, a "moon-like, weaponized space station." The new space station, dubbed Crimson Star, will rotate in a geosynchronous orbit above Tuscaloosa, and plans include zero-gravity athletic facilities, frat houses on "Galactic Row" and a gigantic laser aimed at earth.

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