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NDSP, try to be nice …

Daniel Carlsen | Monday, November 15, 2010

We always enjoy coming back for football weekends, but especially visiting the Grotto one more time before hitting the road on Sunday. As we pulled up to the east security gate at 9:45 a.m., the guard asked me where my wife and I were headed. I said “We are heading to the Grotto,” with a nice smile. His reply: “Well, make it quick.”

Really? Do we now have a time limit for alums to be on campus? Should I pray quicker? Maybe speed read through my Hail Mary’s? Or should I just skip the prayers for the non-life threatening situations?

You know, with alumni contributions down $120 million over the last reporting cycle, you might want to show a little courtesy to those who support this university.

And yes, we prayed for you too.


Daniel Carlsen


Class of 1980

Nov. 14