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Found: The sock strikes back

We’ve seen it before: crazy things left on the ground around campus. Perhaps the most notable for followers of the Beacon Blog – and before that, the now-defunct PBA Local – was a sock found on the ground in the Pembroke commuter lot.

The sock was made famous not just by PBA Local, but also by Extra Credit, a blog written by Palm Beach Post contributing writers.

Well folks, the sock is back.

The sock was found today in the walkway between Oceanview and Baxter halls, suspiciously close to the last known location. We think it’s the other half of the pair.

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Beacon News: Nunchucks confiscated in Baxter dorm

By Michele Kappas
Contributing Writer

Nunchucks, according to Napoleon Dynamite, are a skill that is essential to winning over women. Perhaps that’s what Baxter resident Derek Dobutovich was thinking when he brought a pair into his residence hall on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

“I bought a pair of them online for fun,” Dobutovich said. “I didn’t think they were a weapon. I mean, I always played with them as kid.”

Although Dubotovich viewed owning nunchucks as a light matter, Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Safety and Security did not.

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