‘Daily Show’ deems UNH incident funny

By November 5, 2004

DURHAM—University of New Hampshire officials didn't think Timothy Garneau's posters making fun of coeds' battling the "freshman 15" were all that funny but producers at "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" apparently disagree.

The Comedy Central cable television program known for its political satire and ironic humor is interested in covering Garneau's case. A researcher from The Daily Show made attempts to reach the UNH sophomore and his family yesterday.

Garneau, 20, of Berlin is a political science major who was evicted from Stoke Hall on Oct. 24 for posting fliers in his dorm that read, "9 out of 10 freshman girls gain 10 - 15 pounds. But there is something you can do about it. If u live below the 6th floor takes the stairs Not only will u feel better about yourself but you will also be saving us time and won't be sore on the eyes...

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