On May 13, 2000, I attended the commencement services at Glendale
Community College. It was a lovely ceremony and I was very impressed with
the program as a whole.
However, a major blight occurred during the program that horrified me.
After the Pledge of Allegiance, the College Choir performed a beautiful
arrangement of the "Star Spangled Banner." To my dismay, I was suddenly
aware that only a small portion of the audience was standing, and that