Dear Life: January 25, 2012

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Dear Life,

Lately this term I have been hearing a lot of racial slurs and comments at the new lab by the Hub. Comments like “I only want brown people in my group, ‘cause those whites just don’t get us” “No, only Muslims, no white guys in our group” or “I just can’t relate to white people.” Three days later, same place, I hear “I make it a point to only hang out with Muslim people.”

Just to let you know, we can hear you and what you’re saying really hurts. I don’t know you and I’ve never done anything to you. To exclude someone based on race is beyond hurtful and really, by 2012 shouldn’t be happening anymore. Laurier’s a really good school, I have always felt like I belonged here but with your very loud racial commentary I felt very unwelcome in my own school. I have no issues with anyone’s race, religion or background but I do have issues with our comments. Please keep comments like that to yourself!

Sincerely,
Everyone in the lab that can hear you!

Dear Life,

Just because you and your friends didn’t get icebreaker doesn’t mean
you should apply for WLUSU president.

Sincerely,
What’s your real platform?

Dear Life,

Why don’t YOU tell me what your WLUSU is, we aren’t voting ourselves into office, we are voting you into office. If you don’t have any real ideas and need to steal them from us you shouldn’t be running, also, stop stealing failed ideas from past campaigns, you may be able to deceive first years but not us seniors.

Sincerely,
Would rather opt-out of WLUSU than have you as president

Dear Life,

Why are people so eager to pack up and leave? You would think people paying thousands of dollars for these classes would want to get their money’s worth.

I recently attended a lecture where students started packing up twenty minutes before the end of the class! When there were still five minutes left and the prof was still talking, people started leaving and the professor actually had to ask them not to leave. I see this all the time.

Skip your lectures or drop the class if you hate it so much.

Sincerely,
Is English really that boring?


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