Clearly, being recognized for tailgating was consider a marketing plus and no one appeared bothered by the unscientific nature of the online poll. Contrast this Tyson Kendig's take on the Princeton Review ranking of Penn State as the number two party school in the nation.
The validity of a particular ranking is only of concern to Penn State when they think it is bad for their image.
Mr. Kendig also questioned the legitimacy of the survey.
"It's really an insignificant ranking," he said, "and it discredits itself by not being scientifically based. It's essentially an online poll.