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Jenrette's Column Insensitive to Workers

The column on the Physical Plant snowplow drivers by Stephanie A. Jenrette '97 ["Snowplows Irk East Campus Residents," March 15] was simply outrageous. How dare she adopt such a condescending, utterly disrespectful tone toward those workers who have toiled long hours in the bitter cold to keep MIT's walkways clear? I, for one, extend my most gracious thanks to the snowplow drivers, as well as to those who have used shovels and snow blowers to remove the snow.

Let's address "stupidity" -- Jenrette is unhappy with any noise "before noon." Who, besides me, wonders how loudly she would complain if she had to walk to a 10 o' clock class through two feet of snow?

Matthew D. Barnhart '94