Class of 2000
In case you've forgotten, in the year 2000...
- The unemployment rate drops to a low of 3.8%, the lowest in 30 years.
- United States presidential election: Republican candidate Texas Governor George W. Bush defeats Democratic Vice President Al Gore in the closest election in history, but the final outcome is not known for over a month because of disputed votes in Florida.
- Hillary R. Clinton is elected to the United States Senate, becoming the first First Lady of the United States to win public office.
- Popular films included: How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Cast Away, Mission Impossible II, and Gladiator.
Although it's been 15 years since you were a student at Puget Sound: ONCE A LOGGER, ALWAYS A LOGGER!
What are some of your favorite memories?
"Being a Passages Leader -- the time spent at Camp Parsons with incoming students were some of my most positive memories." – Britten Nelson ‘00
“Late nights editing The Trail before going to press; bands playing in the Cellar,” –Marieke Steuben ‘00
"Moving all the chairs from Ernie's classroom outside by the fountain on his last lecture day as a Psych prof," – Christy Shaver ‘00
How would you describe your experience as a student?
"The commitment by staff, faculty, and students created a productive learning environment that gave me a sense of responsibility to pass this favor on to future generations." – Craig Cootsona ‘00
What faculty or staff members do you remember most?
"I only took one class from Nancy Bristow, but I learned more from her than any other professor. I also fondly recall Geology 101 with Ken Clark -- I'm by no means a scientist, but I still love geology because of him." – Britten Nelson ‘00