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Bryan Center—The highest concentration of tools per square foot since 1997 almost caused the Bryan Center to collapse Tuesday night. The building began to shake around 7 p.m. Tuesday when both Duke Consulting Club and Bench and Bar Prelaw Society held general body meetings in Griffith Board Room and Bryan Center Meeting Room B, respectively. Unbeknown to both groups, Duke Student Government’s executive board was meeting in its office in the lower level of the Bryan Center. The legal maximum capacity for tools in the Bryan Center is 196, but experts estimate that last night’s meetings may have bought as many as 230 tools to the building. “It was a close one,” University Architect Mark Hallen said, “Thank God a study group for Econ 113 chose to study in Perkins instead of at McDonald’s last night—the Bryan Center wouldn’t be here today if they didn’t.” In 1997, a general body meeting of the Economics Majors Union caused the basement of Perkins Library to implode.


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