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Letter to the editor: Ten ten ten best served with self-gov

As participants, and now organizers, of 10/10, this party really means two things to us: self-governance and campus unity.  My first year I couldn’t participate in the party because I had a soccer game the next day, but when I was there I was completely overwhelmed by the amount of people crowding in the Younker courtyard and then covering the entire yard in front of Lazier.  What makes a moment like this possible is our collective commitment to the ideas of self-governance.  We have no illusions about the nature of this party, after all, we are the ones doing all the purchasing, and quite frankly, we feel honored to put it together.  Our one request is that we, as a campus, use this party to demonstrate self-governance at work.  Yes, we understand the condition that most everyone will be in.  But that shouldn’t prevent us from collectively making responsible decisions about how to treat each other and the campus.

We all are aware of what happened last year and frankly that cannot happen again.  We, as a campus, need to collectively hold up the fundamental pillars of self-governance.  If that happens 10/10 can be the event that we all know and love.

So remember, wear your wristband, be smart, and have a safe 10/10.

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