My Work Don't Cost a Thing: Asked at CSUMB.
Thursday, August 21, 2003
Q: Why do you think the people who really inspire us--teachers, local artists, community leaders--earn so little, while celebrities bring in all the dough?
Follow-Up: Who''s your favorite overpaid celebrity?
Student | Pizza Delivery Driver Del Rey Oaks
A: The market for celebrities is such a popular one and there''s such a high demand for them that the pay is extremely good.
Dances with: Kevin Costner
Student | Mountain View
A: Teachers have the most stressful jobs, so why not pay them high, too? People are taught that there are opportunities, but they don''t always reach for them.
A-Rich? Alex Rodriguez
Student | Drummer | Marina
A: Students don''t want to go to school; it''s forced on them. They look up to the people who earn the most money, not the ones who are with them everyday.
Snatch it: Benicio Del Toro