“There’s rarely a time where you feel happy and sentimental and like a real community, but you’re also laughing,” Martin said of Class Day.
Citing the Facebook campaign used to attract submissions to the competition, entitled “A Once in a Lifetime View,” Guzman said that he is looking forward to the view from the podium.
Committee member Maria Barragan-Santana ’14 said she feels that hearing the Class Day speeches has helped her cope with the imminent arrival of Commencement.
“Being on the Committee, you’re planning ‘the end’ all the time,” she said. “I think, after having listened to all the speeches, we’re going to be okay.”
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