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May/June 2002

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Attendees at Stanford’s 2002 Viennese Ball in San Jose: 1,200

Attendees who were University faculty or administrators: 13

Distance, in miles, Jeff Ryan, ’79, traveled to attend: 6,149

Rental price of a basic black tuxedo and shoes at Selix in Palo Alto: $90

Rental price of the same tuxedo package for the first ball in 1978: $27

First year James Mendoza, ’93, MA ’94, attended the ball: 1991

Years he’s missed since: 0

Sources: Viennese Ball Steering Committee; Selix Formal Wear

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