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UBC, Please Fix Your Typos

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UBC sent out an e-mail yesterday evening to address the CBC Fifth Estate episode that addressed cases of sexual assault the university ignored.

I caught some typos in the e-mail and am asking UBC to fix them.

For example, when they said, "as an institution, we are committed to justice for the survivors of sexual assault," I think they actually meant, "as an institution, we are committed to covering our asses and propping up the status quo."

I also noticed one key inconsistency. The email stated, “we admire the courage of the women who came forward,” but the university previously ignored their complaints. I'm suggesting that the university clarify that it considers this kind of courage admirable only after someone takes their story to the media, because it would really suck to give students the wrong impression about this.

Suffering from chronic doublespeak is hard; that's why I offered to help UBC edit its e-mails.

Read my Full Letter.
Here's the UBC e-mail:

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