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“It’s fake. People think they should have spirit, so they pretend”

Elizabeth M. Resendes ’01

“I don’t think there’s much, but there’s potential for improvement”

Raudel S. Rodriguez ’03

“I think we have a different kind of spirit. We’re proud of being here and surviving, but we’re not always proud to tell people we go here”

Raymund B. Dantes ’03

Suelin Chen ’03

Joshua R. Neubert ’03

“I think there’s a fair amount of it. It’s just a different kind. The hackers have spirit, there is traditional spirit, nerd pride, etc.”

Laura C. Cerritelli ’03

“It’s not very high, but it’s higher than last year.”

Keith V. Battocchi ’02

“I think through involvement school spirit is going to skyrocket. The class of ’03 has the ability and enthusiasm to make things happen”

Patrick D. Kane ’03

Class President

“Hmmm. School spirit... well we all cheer for 6.270 teams, don’t we?”

Kai-yuh E. Hsaio ’99

“It’s up and coming and is going to be the next big thing at MIT”

Rebecca C. Breazale ’00

“I think it’s becoming existent. It will make MIT a better place.”

Nicole A. Balli ’00

Organizer of Alley Rally

“I’d like to think that the IFC is coming together to build a whole MIT social scene -- spirit without stereotypes of FSILG’s and with a better image of Greeks in general.”

Michael H. Vogel ’02

Compiled by Katherine H. Allen