Right on, James!
I can't _believe_ people flicked your ears... that's so MEAN!
_I_ think you're really cute. *blush*
> Joy I think you're ideas are great. Don't let anyone else tell you
> >From an early age, I was shunned by all the "cool" people because I knew
> too much. I felt like....well, I didn't know what I felt like, but in
> retrospect, I think I felt a lot like Fox Mulder - a spook, a freak
> searching for the answers to questions I didn't even know. People flicked
> my "overly-large" ears from behind; they treated me with disrespect and
> scorn because I knew what they didn't. So lets take back our dignity, and
> become what we want to become, reguardless of how other people view
> us. We'll be making mad cash when they're working at a gas station(not
> that there's anything wrong with that).
> Okay, I'm done. And I still think we need to plan our picinic a little
> bit further in advance.
> -JimBo the wonder-squirel
> On Thu, 7 Sep 2000, Joy A. Wyte wrote:
> > Hey everyone,
> > Sorry I clearly approached my interest in CSSA the wrong way. I thought
> > Penny would know if anything was being planned, so I asked her. She is in
> > the process of getting labels of all CS majors (Arts and Sciences as well
> > as Engineering). Whether you want to use them for the picnic or some
> > future mailing, I'm sure they'll be useful.
> > Anyway, I have some ideas about getting people to know each other, which
> > will hopefully attract some of the new folks on campus and keep them
> > interested in making CSSA bigger and better. It seems with the growing
> > mass of CS majors, we could really do something. (I'm not exactly sure
> > what that "something" is, but we could do it!)
> > I have a background in Ropes Course facilitation, and would be psyched to
> > plan some activities focused around helping people get to know each other,
> > breaking that awkward bubble that keeps us all at a distance. I would
> > like to see these activities progress to a brainstorm session of everyone
> > sharing what they would like the CSSA to be, what activities they would
> > like to attend, etc.
> > I'm clearly out of the loop as far as history of the CSSA is concerned,
> > and everyone tells me "don't you know these CS students are all 'geeks'
> > who don't want to talk to each other?" I guess I'm still naive, and don't
> > want to buy into that stereotype.
> > So, if you would like to take advantage of my offer, and my
> > "absurd" energy and belief that CSSA students are people who need and want
> > contact with other people, let me know. I still plan to meet with Bob
> > today to plan some activities, just in case they could be useful.
> > Joy :)
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