College student wearing Barack Obama mask OK after being hit by bus in Austin, TX

It was supposed to be a wacky way to blow off steam during finals week. But on Friday some traditional end-of-semester hijinks  -- "Foam Sword Friday" -- had a few scary moments at the University of Texas in Austin when a student wearing a Barack Obama mask was hit by a city bus near campus, according to local media reports. Cyril Yannick "Nick" Engmann, 18, of Rockwall, Texas, also was reportedly waving a foam sword and sprinting across a busy street near campus when a city bus ran a red light and hit him. He suffered minor injuries and posed for a Facebook photo before an ambulance took him to the hospital. The accident was captured on a YouTube video, below. "He needs to play football if he can take a hit like that," Madison Wenzler told the Austin American-Statesman. A freshman engineering student, Engmann was among hundreds of students who had squared off with foam swords along the main drag near campus, facing each other from opposite sides of the busy street. Ulrich...(Read Full Post)