It’s that time again…crunch time — which also happens to strangely coincide with failed hard drives, sudden illnesses, and sometimes amnesia. Weird. Look — everybody faces finals week. However, not everybody comes out unscathed. If you’re in need of some reprieve this week and must take a little artistic license with your excuses — we feel you — but you may want to consider what you shouldn’t say before you fire off those emails.
1. You’ve fallen and you can’t get up. Kenyon’s campus is a weeee little bit slippery at the moment. However, you taking tumble which caused you not only to get a concussion but also resulted in you empaling yourself on a fire hydrant is unlikely. What’s more unlikely is that you would be able to whip out your phone/laptop to send an email off about it. Nice try. Continue reading