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Ladies, please!

Alex Andre | Monday, November 2, 2009

 In response to Ms. Dougher’s letter “University of ugly girls?” (Oct.28), I would like to interject that your boyfriend’s friends do not speak for the entire male population on campus. 

Though jokes trashing the looks of girls at Notre Dame are rather pervasive, it is my experience that they are made either simply in jest, or in frustration resulting from failed pursuits of the very women they are disparaging. Most guys I have talked to admit that there is not much to complain about. 

Visiting a couple of state schools over Fall Break certainly enhanced my appreciation for the ladies here at Notre Dame, and so I would just like to thank you all for being funny, independent, smart, interesting, engaging, good friends, and yes, attractive. I don’t think us guys are half bad, either.  

Alex Andre


Stanford Hall

Oct. 28