If you contact me by email, with a simple request, I will reply to that email within 15 minutes. The second email will take me 24 - 48 hours to respond to. If you contact me by phone first, I may call you back within a week, or I may wait for a second phone call before calling you back the first time. If you knock on my door to ask a question, I will ask you to send it to me over email, and then ignore it for a week

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None of the candidate statements was good but they're all different, I guess

Geof's letter could have been a single paragraph, with the email that kicked off the petition as a footnote. To the extent that he explained why he signed the petition, it's all in one paragraph already - all the rest of his editorial is personal information that I don't think is as relevant to his decision as he thinks it is

SAA internal politics are not any nastier than the internal politics of a 200-person DSA chapter

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Emotional labor sucks and you shouldn't do it

I am looking forward to the day that this awful plaque is sent to the Archives and I get to accession it

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President's office said, that looks legit, and instructed the library director to pay the $200, out of the library budget, for the fake-ass plaque

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however the head of Marketing/Communications said, hey, this is great, we're going to announce it in the campus-wide newsletter. Library director said, are you sure? and checked with the President's office

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Our library director got an email saying that we'd won Best Library for our town. She was confused, first because it looked like a spam email, and second because we're not a public library

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There's a company that runs a fake "Best Of [City]" awards scam. They email you and tell you that you've been selected as the best, say, optometrist in your town, and if you pay them $200 they'll mail you your award...

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God damn, my place of work just keeps getting grifted by consultants and other scammers

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I came across a press release for a branding firm that my employer hired. The consultant boasts about creating a "signature scent" for this college. It's a perfume that they spray on all application materials they mail out. They also claim that the admissions department has the scent piped into its offices

I know for a fact that I got my first and second jobs specifically through listing Maynard as a reference. Although I can't imagine he gave me a very positive reference, and I think it's possible they didn't even contact him; just that his name on my resume got me those jobs.

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