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    VEISHEA Announcement

    News Service: Iowa State University
    I guess if you do complain enough, things can change.



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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    THANK GOODNESS!!! I'm glad we have at least a few people that will listen to the desires of students and the community.



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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    THANK GOODNESS!!! I'm glad we have at least a few people that will listen to the desires of students and the community.
    Or at least, that's what they want you to think...

    j/k. At least they realized that bad weather discourages EVERYONE from coming, not just other students.



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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    This makes me very happy...



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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    At least there is some good news on this board today with all of the bad stories.



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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    Does anyone else find it interesting that they chose the Jewish holiday to schedule over? It makes me wonder what the reaction would be if they had it go the week over Easter.


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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by sodakjoe View Post
    Does anyone else find it interesting that they chose the Jewish holiday to schedule over? It makes me wonder what the reaction would be if they had it go the week over Easter.
    I think it would be best if they just moved it to the last weekend in April like I remember it being before.



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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    it is still too early! We used to have it at the beginning of May when I was in school.


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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by sodakjoe View Post
    Does anyone else find it interesting that they chose the Jewish holiday to schedule over? It makes me wonder what the reaction would be if they had it go the week over Easter.
    They played the NCAA tourny over the Easter holiday this year so I really don't think its a big deal...It would not make me angry if they held VEISHEA over easter...



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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    it is still too early! We used to have it at the beginning of May when I was in school.
    Thats finals week for us now Brian, don't know how well that'd go over with the administration



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    Re: VEISHEA Announcement

    From 1982-93, VEISHEA was consistently two weeks before graduation (or, the parade was held just before Dead Week). Of course, graduation then ranged from May 15-21, so VEISHEA was anywhere from May 1-7.

    Also, students were given VEISHEA Thursday and Friday off from classes from 1982-89, then Friday only from 1990-93.



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