By the Numbers (Feb. 20, 2007)

    2.4 million

    The number of people that organizers expect to attend events in the Jamestown 2007 celebration, according to The Daily Press.

    $75 million

    The estimated cost of the new Mason School of Business, to be built in place of the Common Glory Parking Lot. The new building is supposed to open for classes in fall 2009.


    The average number of alcoholic drinks consumed per week by college students, according to data from the College Alcohol Study, which surveyed 17,592 students at 140 colleges in 1993. Binge drinkers contribute to the 5.1 average, and the median student has 1.5 drinks a week.

    35 years

    The number of years in which China’s economic output is expected to overtake that of the U.S., based on a report from investment banking firm Goldman Sachs. India is predicted to do the same by 2050.

    22.2 percent

    The increase in the winning percentage of the Men’s Basketball team compared to that at this same time last year. The current winning percentage is 55.5 percent, compared to 33.3 percent last year.


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