Where were you on September 11?|
Someone woke me up in the sorority house. I went to the Red Door Cafe,
where a lot of people were watching in disbelief. As I was walking down
Academic Row, I sensed a feeling of unity that hadnt been there
Jennifer Leigh, senior, volleyball
I had been in class since 8 am and I had no clue until I overheard people
talking about it.
I thought they were joking.
Robin Holden, senior, cross country
I was in class and thought it was an accident. Eventually I learned it was
more serious and went back to my room to watch the events unfold with my
friends. I was in a rage. I felt helpless.
Steve Kreider, senior, football
How has September 11 changed you personally?
I am more aware that things like this can happen here. Were not
Becki Toth, junior, softball
I think it makes me look at life a little bit differently. Not to put off
until tomorrow what you can do today ... and live life to the fullest. I
dont want to sit back and watch life pass me by.
Mackenzie Parke, junior, tennis
My priorities have changed; patriotism is more important to me. Now, I
sing along with the National Anthem.
How has September 11 changed your approach to
It made me realize that what we do as athletes is so trivial in the
greater scheme of things.
Mike Koth, senior, football
Losing a tennis match isnt the biggest deal in the world when you
look at all the terrible tragedies going on around us.
Has September 11 increased or decreased the importance of athletics
in your life?
For me personally, it has increased my love for my teammates, friends and
family. Soccer is my release and makes me feel better about whats
Jamie Gluck, senior, soccer
How will you pay tribute to the victims of 9/11 one year
By remembering and trying to understand exactly what happened in order to
prevent something like this from happening again.
Ben Long, senior, soccer
Ill go to the events on camps, like the candlelight vigil. Last year,
it was amazing.
I will help organize the Remembrance Run again this year on Homecoming
weekend to help pay tribute to the members of the Muhlenberg community
that were lost that day.
By remembering and praying for the victims and for the governments
continued fight against terrorism. I hope the media doesnt overwhelm
I will talk with my family. I wish I could be with them.