By The Numbers (Sept. 21)
September 21, 2007
The reported amount that Virginia Tech is paying the College for the Tribe to play the Hokies in a football game this weekend in Blacksburg.
p. **20 Percent**
The percent of people who said in a recent poll of 1,011 adults that they felt they spend less time having sex because they are online. The survey was conducted by advertising agency JWT. Twenty-eight percent admitted to spending less time socializing because of the internet.
The number of fire alarms that went off in undergraduate dorms during the first five days of the semester. A fire safety officer cited cooking fires as the main cause.
p. **$25,000 a day**
The amount that Caitlin Upton, the Miss Teen USA contestant who became a YouTube sensation after giving an embarrassing answer to a question about U.S. education, may now earn at her new contract with Donald Trump’s modeling agency.
p. “If I had answered that question right and happened to win, I’d never [have] been given the opportunities,” Caitlin told local news channel WIS. Fifteen million people watched her pageant mistake on YouTube.