This year’s Super Bowl XLVI proved its popularity once more as the Patriots squared off against the Giants in Indianapolis. A co-sponsored Super Bowl party at Emmanuel College even ended up with a surprising amount of attendees. With nearly 300 students in attendance, it is safe to say that this was one of the biggest events sponsored by OSAMP, CASE, BSU and JRC in awhile.
More surprising than the student turnout here however, is the comparison of Super Bowl attendees and American Voters made in an ABC news article.
The biggest game in American sports posted the lowest attendance numbers in six years, but more people still went to the Super Bowl than voted in the Colorado, Minnesota, Nevada Republican primaries.
It seems that the Super Bowl really is important to America – considering more people want to witness a football victory than decide who will be running in the next presidential election.
Although a disappointment for New England fans, Super Bowl XLVI was still a hit with EC students and the rest of America a like.