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2011 American University Holiday Video | TRANSCRIPT

2011 Holiday Video Transcript

Student: Happy holidays.

Treble in Paradise (singing): Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Have yourself

Student: Happy holidays.

Jeff Sine (chair, AU Board of Trustees; SIS alum): Happy holidays to all the Eagles from the Board of Trustees.

Students: Joyeux Noël.

Student: Happy holidays.

AU Hillel: Happy Hanukkah. Chag Sameach.

Student: Felicidades.

Marianne Noble (associate professor of literature, CAS) and students: Have a happy holiday, and read a book over break.

Students: Happy holidays.

AU Hillel (singing): Oh dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, I made it out of clay

Josh Kaplan (outreach specialist, Sustainability Office; CAS alum) and Green Eagles: Be great, be green this holiday season.

Nancy Zeller (director, biology teaching labs) and Mara Laslo and Ariel Aspiras (biology graduate students, CAS): We wish you a year to find out how wonderful, full, and exciting the sciences are.

Sarah Stanley (WCL student; president, Student Bar Association): I wish for equal justice under the law and to pass the bar exam.

Tim McBride (SPA student; president, Student Government): For a more congenial political climate.

Gail Hanson (vice president, Campus Life): I wish all your dreams come true at AU.

Michael Ginzberg (dean, Kogod School of Business): I wish for a rising economy and descending slopes.

Kojo Nnamdi (host, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5): To include the larger community in all of the important discussions.

Jen Lawless (associate professor, SPA; director, Women and Politics Institute): I wish for more women’s representation in Congress.

Public Safety officer: A safe holiday season.

ROTC students: The safe return of our troops.

Paige Leong, CAS student: For a successful career in broadcast journalism

Derek McGinty (weeknight anchor, CBS 9 News Now; SOC alum): And I wish you the best, but don’t take my day job.

Keith Gill (director, Athletics and Recreation): Winning seasons.

Erin Fuller (president, Alumni Board): May the spirit of your AU experience stay with you well after graduation.

Student: Happy holidays from AU.

Sailing team: Smooth sailing in the new year.

Women’s lacrosse team: Happy holidays.

Scott Bass (provost):
Happy holidays.

Neil Kerwin (president; SPA alum) and Ann Kerwin (CAS alum):
We join the entire American University community in wishing you

AU students, faculty, and staff: Happy holidays.