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I'm an RA, not your parent.

by aaronek on February 18, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Tonight was the first night I held the duty phone on a weekend this semester. I have never had such a bad night when on duty. I had three incident reports to write up tonight, each for a different violation, one because the residents were being uncooperative with me about what I was asking. As i've said before in a sixer. I don't put up with bullshit. I'm not stupid. I know that you're drinking in your room, can hear you screaming about drinking down the hall and can hear the bottles when I knock on the door. It doesn't help that you don't answer the door for 30 seconds because you have to hide the bottles. Do you really think you're being conspicuous. Being ignorant and playing dumb will not help your cause. I am done with tonight. Hopefully tomorrow will be much better and I'll actually get to work on my own stuff and nothing work related. Friday night ruined. Such is the RA/CA life.


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