SpeakUp: What do you think will happen when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s?

(Dec. 3, 1999)

What do you think will happen when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s?

Freshman Whitney Sommer “It will be like any other day.”

Graduate Student Brian Asher “Everybody is going to die.”

Graduate Student Sarah Hale “I think everyone will be disappointed when we are still standing.”

Junior Renata Schwedhelm “Life will go on as we know it.”

Sophomore Jane Clandorf “Y2K will get us all.”

Sophomore Mehdi Fathi “Dick Clark will get shot.”

Compiled by Russel Wojtusiak

Russel Wojtusiak graduated from UM in 2002, with a degree in motion pictures. He lives in Orange, CA where he is earning an MFA in screen writing at Chapman University.

December 2, 2009


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