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We waited for the world to end… It didn't happen. We watched the skies for catastrophic or miraculous events. The sky was empty. As the clock struck midnight on December 31, 1999, we were ready for whatever the world was going to throw our way. And the world balked. After months, even years, of weathering predictions of disaster and chaos descending with the advent of Year 2000, we got nothing. The worried analysts who said computers around the world would crash just looked like fools. The doomsday predictors didn't even have good excuses as to why nothing happened.

So we sit on the other side of Y2K, knowing that we spent all our time and worries getting to Jan. 1, 2000, but having little idea what to do now that we have made it past the dawn of the new millennium. In essence, we survived Y2K and made it into the future. Therefore, the future is now.

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Southwestern Oklahoma State University


Weatherford, Oklahoma


Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Graduate Record, 2000

Graduate Record 2000:  The Future is Now.
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