Gossip Squirrel 9/9/2022

9/9/2022

Dear GossipSquirrel,
Since moving in, I seem to have come across a big roommate problem. My roommate has
had her boyfriend spend the night most of the time we’ve moved in. I don’t mind a couple of
days but him staying the majority of the week makes me feel like I am living with him. How do I
tell her?


-Not what I signed up for


Dear Not what I signed for,
Boundaries between roommates are the most important agreement to having a successful
dorm. This also comes with downsides, as it can be difficult to establish these boundaries. If this
wasn’t something that you talked about while making your roommate agreement, then it might
be important to sit down and have a conversation about it, whether that is between the two of you
or with a person that can facilitate your conversation, like an RA.


-GossipSquirrel


Dear GossipSquirrel,
I’ve been wanting to get a job at Alma but seriously have no idea where to start. How
would someone get a job at Alma College?
-New to this
Dear New to this,
A thriving aspect of our college is the ability to work in many offices and departments.
The first place to start your search is through Handshake. Positions in multiple departments will
be posted there. Whether it’s applying to be an RA, tutor, TA, or even a staff member of The
Almanian, you can find the applications on Handshake. If you need any assistance in making a
resume or cover letter, head to Handshake and schedule an appointment with the Career and
Personal Development team.


-GossipSquirrel

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