Video: West Virginia discourages couch-burning by students
|Written by Chris Vannini|
Posted by: Chris Vannini on September 27, 2012
You wouldn't think there would need to discourage the burning of couches. But you've probably never been to Morgantown.
At West Virginia, the act of burning a couch in celebration, frustration, or just for the heck of it has been a point of pride among fans and the student body. But now, the student government is hoping to change that by releasing the video below.
Do you think it will work?
The Mountaineers host Baylor this weekend. Alcohol is sold at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, and if the fans follow the strategy of the UL-Monroe student section, they might not make it to halftime. Expect a lot of points in this one.
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