A fraternity from the University of Michigan apparently had too much fun during their stay at the nearby Treetop Ski Resort, causing $50,000 in damages including ruining furniture, cabinets, ceiling tiles and carpet. It also sounds like they decided to go to the bathroom wherever they pleased.
Resort manager Barry Owens couldn't believe the damage the frat caused, giving this statement to the press.
"A lot of the rooms were just very, very dirty, There were holes in the walls and different things like that. They were very disruptive to additional guests that were here. The rooms were just a pigsty. Unfortunately, I've been in this business for 30 years and it's the worst condition of rooms that I've ever seen."
Apparently there were 120 people involved staying in 45 different rooms, and according to the pictures above, Owens statement is an understatement. The partiers even took their mayhem to the hallways as you can see in the above photo in the top right image. Below is an image of the Resort's effort to clean up the hallway which included ripping up the floor so they could lay down new carpet.
Owens admits that the fraternity had been warned once before that night because guests were complaining but made the mistake of taking the fraternity at the word that they would stop. Unfortunately the damages got worse. And the frat probably got more drunk.
Sigma Alpha Mu Michigan chapter President Joshua Kaplan says he and the fraternity will be working with the resort and University to correct the damages. My question is why didn't they go over and help rip up that carpet they destroyed as well.
Rick Fitzgerald, a spokesperson for the University of Michigan issued a statement, saying he was disappointed in the faternity's actions. No sh*t.
"We expect full payment for all damages. The local Greek chapters are in the process of notifying their national organizations, which could bring their own sanctions. We are confident the national organizations will take this seriously and will work through this situation in collaboration with the university."
Oh, well in that case, I'm glad it'll all get worked out. I suppose let's just be glad they learned their lesson and the University will just pay for the damages without any real consequence.
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source: Battle Creek Enquirer