I'm Shmacked

Local News
9:41 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Ticket Sales Involved in "I'm Shmacked" Newark Disturbance

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Tickets were sold for the recent disturbance at the University of Delaware in Newark by the company that sponsors “I’m Shmacked” -- a website that videotapes college life.

The decision to sell the tickets was caught by one of the company’s founders in a social media comment before thousands of students mobbed downtown Newark.

The comment asked a question about charging $20 to an event with no venue.

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Local News
9:11 am
Thu September 26, 2013

UD Rugby Team Appeals Suspension Over "I'm Shmacked" Incident

University of Delaware Rugby Team
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The University of Delaware rugby team is appealing the five-year suspension after two of their teammates were arrested during the “I’m Shmacked” inspired mob of thousands hit the streets of Newark early this month. 

The 70 member team called the suspension by the UD Office of Student conduct “a death penalty.”

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Local News
8:53 am
Wed September 25, 2013

More Details on I'm Shmacked Mob

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University of Delaware Police Chief Patrick Ogden says his officers were unaware of the social media website, “I’m Shmacked”, which led some 3-thousand students to show up in the streets of Newark earlier this month.

A total of 75 officers from law enforcement agencies including the university broke up a large party at round 11:30 p.m. on September 9th that included a DJ.

Many of the students had begun climbing on top of cars and blocking traffic. 

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News
8:51 am
Wed September 11, 2013

UD Officials Issue Warning After Near Riot in Newark

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There was a near riot in Newark on Monday night as more than a thousand University of Delaware students flooded onto Main Street lured by the possibility to being videotaped for “I’m Shmacked”.

It’s a website and social media channel that films college students in their environments and then puts the video on the Internet.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that the crowd showed up at around 11:30 p.m where a DJ was set up in the backyard of a home.

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