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10. The Georgia Tech Welcome Speech

The only thing I remember about my freshman orientation at college is that I met a girl there. Otherwise, it was a completely forgettable mishmash of paperwork, speeches, and clichés. But in August, Georgia Tech sophomore Nicholas Selby vowed not to make the same mistake for this year’s crop of incoming freshmen.

Using the theme music from “2001: A Space Odyssey,” Selby’s voice and gestures grew more animated by the second as he touted the importance of taking advantage of everything Georgia Tech has to offer, as he mentioned Sir Isaac Newton, crushing the shoulders of giants, and building the Iron Man suit all in one speech.