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Honor student's diploma withheld because crowd cheers for her

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by MertWindu, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. MertWindu

    MertWindu Active Member


    Love me some school administrators. Outside of mall cops, there may be no other greater source of power trips anywhere.
  2. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    You gotta be kidding me
  3. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Saw the AP story on this the other night. Tres lame.
  4. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    I wonder how bad those previous graduations got to make this happen, but still, it's a horrible policy.
  5. Shaggy

    Shaggy Guest

    That reporter needs to become friends with the comma.
  6. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    And the apostrophe.
  7. MertWindu

    MertWindu Active Member

    To be fair, it's transcribed directly from a TV script. It's not good.
  8. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    How exciting is a graduation when every student just walks across the stage in silence? This isn't a "sacred event" it's a damn celebration.
  9. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Correction. According to the story, its not good.
  10. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Boo administrators. Boo kid and her family, too. Who the fuck cares if you've got the diploma? You've graduated, you've taken part of the ceremony, you're outta there. Can anyone tell me, right now, where their high school diploma is? I've nary a clue where mine ended up. Couldn't care less, either.
    Yes, the administrators are assholes, too.
  11. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Wow. That is horrible. This is the way I think... and moreso the way I thougt when I was 17... If there was a kid I didn't like or who I wanted to screw with, I would have enlisted some of my friends to sit in the audience and cheer for him. Hell, with a policy like that, I think we would have showed up either way and cheered like a black audience at an action movie, just for the principle of the thing.
  12. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    The person who edited that before it got posted deserves to be shot.
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