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Posted on Thu, Mar 28, 2013 : 3:47 p.m.

North Quad flood: University of Michigan students react on social media

By Kyle Mattson

Editor's note: Update: Officials are now reporting there were 32 students displaced. According to original reports, it was believed 100 students were displaced by the flooding.

As a burst pipe let loose a flood of water in University of Michigan's North Quad dormitory students flooded social media with their reactions. See how it unfolded below.

Where you a student or University employee in North Quad today? Send us a photo using this form or on Twitter and Instagram with the hashtag #a2photos.


Kyle Mattson

Thu, Mar 28, 2013 : 9:26 p.m.

Here's a link to a video posted to YouTube by a U-M student showing some of the interior water damage:

Kyle Feldscher

Thu, Mar 28, 2013 : 8:11 p.m.

For the record, I have no confirmation that the ceilings collapsed as one post in this lovely post stated.


Fri, Mar 29, 2013 : 1:54 p.m.

The ceiling tiles did collapse/fall apart from the water.