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    Whatever Happens...

    One proud land grant university sits alone in the midst of the prairies of the upper Midwest. Scorned by its neighbors as unimportant and uninspiring it will continue to provide an indelible impact upon the region and the world community through its research and educational efforts.

    That institution, like the people of the state in which it resides, asks for no handouts or special attention. They go about their work with humbleness and integrity. They expect within themselves a work ethic and a focus upon detail that go wanting in the very neighbors who now choose to ignore them. Never solely about money or even numbers of championships attained, rather this is a people who honor relationships and the sacred community of those who seek to better the world through higher education.

    I continue to support and be a proud graduate of Iowa State University.
    In addition, I invite other institutions who feel the same to join with us to make a world of difference.

    Raise your heads sons and daughters.
    Ring loud and long the "Bells of Iowa State."



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    Re: Whatever Happens...

    Quote Originally Posted by Bluffers View Post
    One proud land grant university sits alone in the midst of the prairies of the upper Midwest. Scorned by its neighbors as unimportant and uninspiring it will continue to provide an indelible impact upon the region and the world community through its research and educational efforts.

    That institution, like the people of the state in which it resides, asks for no handouts or special attention. They go about their work with humbleness and integrity. They expect within themselves a work ethic and a focus upon detail that go wanting in the very neighbors who now choose to ignore them. Never solely about money or even numbers of championships attained, rather this is a people who honor relationships and the sacred community of those who seek to better the world through higher education.

    I continue to support and be a proud graduate of Iowa State University.
    In addition, I invite other institutions who feel the same to join with us to make a world of difference.

    Raise your heads sons and daughters.
    Ring loud and long the "Bells of Iowa State."
    Amen.



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    Re: Whatever Happens...

    Quote Originally Posted by Bluffers View Post
    One proud land grant university sits alone in the midst of the prairies of the upper Midwest. Scorned by its neighbors as unimportant and uninspiring it will continue to provide an indelible impact upon the region and the world community through its research and educational efforts.

    That institution, like the people of the state in which it resides, asks for no handouts or special attention. They go about their work with humbleness and integrity. They expect within themselves a work ethic and a focus upon detail that go wanting in the very neighbors who now choose to ignore them. Never solely about money or even numbers of championships attained, rather this is a people who honor relationships and the sacred community of those who seek to better the world through higher education.

    I continue to support and be a proud graduate of Iowa State University.
    In addition, I invite other institutions who feel the same to join with us to make a world of difference.

    Raise your heads sons and daughters.
    Ring loud and long the "Bells of Iowa State."
    Loyal Sons forever true and we will fight the battle through



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    Re: Whatever Happens...

    Quote Originally Posted by Bluffers View Post
    One proud land grant university sits alone in the midst of the prairies of the upper Midwest. Scorned by its neighbors as unimportant and uninspiring it will continue to provide an indelible impact upon the region and the world community through its research and educational efforts.


    That institution, like the people of the state in which it resides, asks for no handouts or special attention. They go about their work with humbleness and integrity. They expect within themselves a work ethic and a focus upon detail that go wanting in the very neighbors who now choose to ignore them. Never solely about money or even numbers of championships attained, rather this is a people who honor relationships and the sacred community of those who seek to better the world through higher education.

    I continue to support and be a proud graduate of Iowa State University. In addition, I invite other institutions who feel the same to join with us to make a world of difference.

    Raise your heads sons and daughters.

    Ring loud and long the "Bells of Iowa State."
    except for what the state has helped to bankroll our Athletic Dept the last how many years.


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    Cheers, brother.



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    ALWAYS AN IOWA STATE FAN, no matter where we land.



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    Hit it hard every yard for ISU



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    Re: Whatever Happens...

    Quote Originally Posted by Bluffers View Post
    One proud land grant university sits alone in the midst of the prairies of the upper Midwest. Scorned by its neighbors as unimportant and uninspiring it will continue to provide an indelible impact upon the region and the world community through its research and educational efforts.

    That institution, like the people of the state in which it resides, asks for no handouts or special attention. They go about their work with humbleness and integrity. They expect within themselves a work ethic and a focus upon detail that go wanting in the very neighbors who now choose to ignore them. Never solely about money or even numbers of championships attained, rather this is a people who honor relationships and the sacred community of those who seek to better the world through higher education.

    I continue to support and be a proud graduate of Iowa State University.
    In addition, I invite other institutions who feel the same to join with us to make a world of difference.

    Raise your heads sons and daughters.
    Ring loud and long the "Bells of Iowa State."

    Thanks Jim Nance.


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    I'll drink to that.



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    A toast to Iowa State and the future whatever it may hold.



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    For I. For S. Forever.


    For "I", for "S", forever!
    For Iowa State all the way.
    Let's go! To show them what the gang's all here for,
    Go! To show them how the Cyclones cheer.
    For "I", for "S", forever!
    For Iowa State do it right!
    It's time to climb up on the vict'ry wagon,
    Fight! Iowa State, Fight! Fight!

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    Re: Whatever Happens...

    Quote Originally Posted by Bluffers View Post
    One proud land grant university sits alone in the midst of the prairies of the upper Midwest. Scorned by its neighbors as unimportant and uninspiring it will continue to provide an indelible impact upon the region and the world community through its research and educational efforts.

    That institution, like the people of the state in which it resides, asks for no handouts or special attention. They go about their work with humbleness and integrity. They expect within themselves a work ethic and a focus upon detail that go wanting in the very neighbors who now choose to ignore them. Never solely about money or even numbers of championships attained, rather this is a people who honor relationships and the sacred community of those who seek to better the world through higher education.

    I continue to support and be a proud graduate of Iowa State University.
    In addition, I invite other institutions who feel the same to join with us to make a world of difference.

    Raise your heads sons and daughters.
    Ring loud and long the "Bells of Iowa State."

    Thank you.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluffers View Post
    One proud land grant university sits alone in the midst of the prairies of the upper Midwest. Scorned by its neighbors as unimportant and uninspiring it will continue to provide an indelible impact upon the region and the world community through its research and educational efforts.


    That institution, like the people of the state in which it resides, asks for no handouts or special attention. They go about their work with humbleness and integrity. They expect within themselves a work ethic and a focus upon detail that go wanting in the very neighbors who now choose to ignore them. Never solely about money or even numbers of championships attained, rather this is a people who honor relationships and the sacred community of those who seek to better the world through higher education.

    I continue to support and be a proud graduate of Iowa State University. In addition, I invite other institutions who feel the same to join with us to make a world of difference.

    Raise your heads sons and daughters.

    Ring loud and long the "Bells of Iowa State."
    I agree 100%; we are should.


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    * Puts on his cardinal jacket.



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