Go Back Forums > GLO Specific Forums > Omega > Omega Psi Phi

Register Now for FREE!
Join, The Fraternity & Sorority Greek Chat Network. To sign up for your FREE account INSTANTLY fill out the form below!

Username: Password: Confirm Password: E-Mail: Confirm E-Mail:
Image Verification
Please enter the six letters or digits that appear in the image opposite.

  I agree to forum rules 

» GC Stats
Members: 306,113
Threads: 114,544
Posts: 2,155,799
Welcome to our newest member, alexypetrov9550
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-15-2001, 01:11 PM
DoggyStyle82 DoggyStyle82 is offline
GreekChat Member
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 902
Post Steve Harvey

Check out Steve Harvey's commencement speech at Southern University:

Comedian Steve Harvey may be a college dropout, but that didnít stop him from offering plenty of down-to-earth advice to the 581 students graduating Friday at Southern Universityís spring commencement.

"If you are going to be successful, you will rise before the rest of them and you will go to bed long after the rest of them are already gone," said Harvey, who hosted the popular television series "Itís Showtime at the Apollo" for seven years.

Harvey, who still stars in his own sit-com on the Warner Brothers network, noted that he normally gets up at 4 a.m. and often works until 11 p.m. or later.

And he stressed that luck is no substitute for hard work.

"The more you do, the more you will get. Youíre not going to hit the Lotto. Quit playing them numbers; you ainít going to hit the Lotto. Your chances of winning are one in several million, and you probably ainít the one," Harvey joked.

The comedian told the students that the real lessons of life are just beginning.

"Itís your dream and vision that makes you what you are. It ainít got nothing to do with that piece of paper theyíre going to give you in a few minutes," Harvey said.

Harvey told the grads to find something that they enjoy doing and pursue it as hard as they can.

Too may people wind up in jobs that they hate, working for a boss that they canít stand, at pay that they abhor.

"You canít stand the environment (at work), but you get up and go every day. And you canít be mad at nobody but yourself, because you made the decision to put yourself there," Harvey said.

Harvey told the group of mostly black students that racial discrimination is no longer an excuse for failure.

"Your color can never be your excuse. It should be your reason for succeeding," Harvey said.

Harvey urged the young male graduates to maintain a respect for women.

Harvey said heís disturbed by the degrading references to women used by many popular rap artists.

"It is our tearing down of one another that is the biggest cause of our failure as a people, and nobody tears us down like the rap gang," Harvey said.

Go to web address to see the pic. ROOO Bruh Harvey!!!

Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2001, 07:05 PM
kiml122 kiml122 is offline
GreekChat Member
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: The same place for years
Posts: 3,765
Send a message via AIM to kiml122

Ole boy is mad serious with his Omega hand sign!!

P.S. Don't forget what I told you about the hair

Holla - 2001
Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2001, 03:52 PM
LadyNRed LadyNRed is offline
GreekChat Member
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 64

Sup Bruh,

Seems to me that Steve is just holding it down, and letting us know that life's to short to PLAY!!! No matter who you are!

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:45 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.