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    Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy


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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    Pretty cool.


    Time to get out some ice skates



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    I'm surprised they hire somebody to make that. Surely some students could do it for a project.



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    Very well done.

    Not realistic. Those stupid swans should have been attacking the figure skaters. That's what they would have done in real life.



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    Have they taken the aerators out of Lake LaVerne to allow skating again, or is that just for seasonal propaganda purposes?

    Either way, I enjoy seeing this done every year, and feel it is a nice gesture.


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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    It's pretty. Makes me miss Iowa and campus, especially since I won't be home for Christmas this year. Ditto the comments about ice skating.



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by acrozier22 View Post
    Very well done.

    Not realistic. Those stupid swans should have been attacking the figure skaters. That's what they would have done in real life.
    I'm more shocked the University would allow ice skating on a lake that isn't fully frozen. Imagine the liability.



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    Call me old fashioned but I like the regular cards he used to send. You open it up and a life-size President Geofroy pops up.



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    I really liked the one from a couple years ago where they had the campanile version of "Bells of Iowa State" playing in the background.


    Green hills for thy throne, and for crown a golden melody/Ringing in the hearts of all who bring thee love and loyalty/Dear Alma Mater, make our spirits great
    True and valiant like the bells of I-O-WA STATE!

    And thank you Stumpy for this:

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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post

    Are students and alumni really that sentimental about the campus these days?



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    Are students and alumni really that sentimental about the campus these days?

    My family sure the hell is...


    Carrying the banner for ISU.


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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    I like it!



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    My family sure the hell is...

    I am also nostalgic about my college campus experience. However, with so many students living off campus these days, I wondered if it might be changing. I don't find today's students nearly as caught up in the campus traditions as previous generations.



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycsk View Post
    Are students and alumni really that sentimental about the campus these days?
    I sure as hell am and I only left Ames in July. I miss that place daily.

    And if they are allowing people to ice skate on Lake Lavern, I'll be making a trip to Ames this month. That is something I always wanted to do.



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    Re: Interactive greeting card from President Geoffroy

    My dad is still sentimental about it here. There have been a couple of times that he has gone over to the campanielle just to hear the bells. I love it hear and will miss it dearly when I graduate.



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