Spring 2017 /Hidden Pomona/

Jason Alexander (On Life and Art)

Jason Alexander“There is no bad opportunity. There is no wasted effort. There is no wrong turn. Your worst day, when the boyfriend or the girlfriend leaves you, and your parents don’t believe in you, and the teachers flunk you out of a course, and you don’t have enough money to pay for the semester, and you have that sick, horrible feeling in your gut of disaster and failure and no self-worth—you’re gonna use the crap outta that one day. So sit with it, suck it in, enjoy it and go, ‘Yeah, this is gonna be so good 10 years from now.’”

—Actor Jason Alexander P’18, speaking on campus on Feb. 18 during Family Weekend 2017.