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Right on, James!
I can't _believe_ people flicked your ears... that's so MEAN!
_I_ think you're really cute.  *blush*

-Caitlin

> Joy I think you're ideas are great.  Don't let anyone else tell you
> different.
> >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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