To be frank, we’re surprised we made it to Slope Day,
But now that it’s here we’ve got much to say.
This semester’s been quite the wild ride,
As we embark on a hiatus, we step out with pride.
Budget cuts have been an ominous dark cloud,
Colleges’ funding were limited, from contract to endowed.
We watched as the Physical Sciences Library got the ax,
But what about the Lab of Ornithology? We had to ask.
As the billion dollar endowment continued to shrink,
The trustees sold $250 million in bonds, with just a nod and a wink.
Staff and faculty fret over the thought of their job security,
Questions loomed over Milstein Hall, its funding clouded in obscurity.
With the first direct election of Pres and Vice of the S.A.,