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Dearest SBPD…

Michael McDonnell | Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Dearest SBPD,

I tried to remain neutral during this off campus drunkenness shenanigans. Why did I try to remain neutral? Well, I’m 22 years of age. In most states, they recognize that of being of the legal age to consume alcoholic beverages. However, I learned a new lesson this weekend. My legal buddies and I decided that this off campus police situation has gotten out of hand after a series of events at The Backer. My roommate was the driver for the evening, so I decided to have a very, very good time. However, the SBPD decided that my roommate, the designated driver, should not have a good evening.

I apologize on his behalf for being responsible.

My roommate was sitting at the bar, ordering waters for himself, and alcoholic beverages for the likes of me. However, the SBPD decided my roommate too far gone with the abundance of water that he had consumed at that point in time. Luckily, some other friends of mine had decided that I was too far gone and they took me home. Me, being a drunken lunatic, had made it home scott free. However, my sober roommate had nearly gotten arrested because he had far too much water to drink. This ego-trip of the local police has gotten far out of hand. I can understand when cops yell at me for hitting on random girls that I don’t know. However, when four officers rip my sober roommate out of a bar, I begin to have problems. If these shenanigans continues, then I promise the SBPD that you will meet my sober side, and I don’t like my sober side.

Michael McDonnell

senior

Siegfried Hall

Sept. 4