Red and the Blue Blunder: There’s No Arm Swing On The Off Beat People! (VIDEOS)

UPenn Convocation

Earlier this week, Penn had its Opening Convocation for the Class of 2013 at The Palestra. Below you’ll find the 45 minute video, but let me point out some highlights for you:

  • 7:40 – President Amy Gutmann talks about a Penn undergrad who won $250,000 on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” and also used to dress up as a hot dog at Penn basketball games!
  • 10:53 – President Amy Gutmann plays “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” with the Class of 2013
  • 43:05: – Everyone sings “The Red and the Blue” and at 43:59 one of the professors(?) on the podium commits the ultimate Penn blunder at 43:59! 

Was it me or was there no mention of the breakdown of the class of 2013 students in terms of “the nubmer of students who own their own businesses”, “the number of students who are magicians”, etc…  I remember that info used to be one of the more interesting parts of this ceremony!

Another “Red and Blue” performance by the Glee Club HERE.


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