This prank sure beats toilet-papering

Gustavus Adolphus has an appetite for the bizarre this summer.

Right on the heels of the blooming of its stinking Corpse Flower comes news of a prank in which students of associate professor of chemistry Scott Bur returns from vacation to find his entire office covered in aluminum foil.

And I mean everything. Items were even individually wrapped.

Check out the story in the Mankato Free Press — especially the killer photo, which needs to be enlarged for the full effect.

Here’s Bur in a video about the prank:

The other high-profile prank of the summer was at Carleton College — and that one made the British press. Students there made up Goodsell Observatory to look like a gigantic R2-D2 — complete with the “droid’s” R2-D2 sounds: