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Tara Alana Hein

Con todo corazón: A message to students on respecting dining workers

Upon arriving at Stanford, I found it perplexing and uncomfortable to leave my dishes for another person to wash. Do I make eye contact? Do I say thank you or smile and awkwardly shuffle away? I observed other students, attempting to understand what the etiquette was, but all that came of it was a deep sense of disgust. I longed to see gratitude, but perhaps this expectation was overly optimistic.
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