After the Orange Bowl was announced as our official destination, a fired-up Stanford senior and proud football fan by the name of Zack Warma started scheming with a bunch of friends to finalize a large-scale student excursion to South Florida. Unfortunately, a concern on the minds of many students is the issue of the bowl's date - January 3, 2011 which is the first day of classes for Stanford's Winter quarter.
With that in mind, The Bootleg would like to draw attention want to the petition Zack and his buddy started, http://www.ipetitions.com/
Sounds very reasonable to us, but then, we are pretty easy! Hey, we vividly recall the University of Alabama cancelling three days of classes last year in order to allow undergraduate students to attend the 2010 BCS championship game - seemed to work out awfully well for the Tide and we doubt any of the kids suffered much academically - of course at 'Bama, they could have canceled the entire semester and it might not have made much of a a difference (Sorry, but we are still bitter about Toby Gerhart getting hosed for the Heisman!). We think the brighter-than-average Stanford kids can handle a little extra studying the following week.... As the old spiritual used to say, Let My People Go!
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