The Math Hymn

The math hymn was first sung at the Faculty "talent" show during the spring of 2005. It is sung to the tune of "Pass It On" (by Kurt Kaiser), the first line of which is, "It only takes a spark to get a fire going".

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"It only takes some chalk to get a lecture going"

Outside Lecture

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"and soon I'm warm inside, 'cause it's Calculus I'm knowing."

Calculus Student

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"I'm learning how to integrate; just antidifferentiate."

Students making integral symbol.

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"Woe is me; forgot ‘plus C’; I’ve got to pass this class."

Points marked off.

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"My friends don't understand the double dot salute."

Double Dot Salute

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"They think I’ve lost my mind like that big pink-shirt galoot."

Pink-shirted Professor

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"My social life has gone to trash;"

Girls

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"I think I saw John Nash."

John Nash

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"Please help me see how to get past Lee; I’ve got to pass this class."

Puzzled Student

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"I wish you’d learn my friend what this major’s all about."

Students

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"Like a cult, it’s easy in"

Student with shaved head.

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"But you’re never really out."

Registrar tearing up change major request form.

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"With Rietz, Roller,"

Pictures of Rietz and Roller

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"Harrington,"

Picture of Harrington

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"Papa Bear, and Dyno-Duk encouraging me,"

Picture of Papa Bear and Duk

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"I now can see I’m going to pass this class!"

Happy Students