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Several inches of water collected in the basement, buu damage was limited to the carpet and ceiling on the first floor and in the basement, Wharton spokesperson Jean Brown said yesyerday. Five wooden chairs were also damaged. The leak occured in the ceiling directly outside Dean Thomas Gerrity's office, but his office was not affected by the leak. Students in the basement classroom, offically the "Pattiz Classroom", were forced out of clas when the water leaked through. Students said they were surprised, and the management class was cancelled. "I didn't know what was going on," said Alan Felder, a College senior. "No one knew where it was coming from." "It wasn't that bad," said Michelle Chang, a Wharton senior. "People were walking through it. I didn't even get my feet wet." Wharton facilities personnel removed several plaques hung in the first-floor hallway to protect them from water damage. -- Margaret Kane

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