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Those of us in France right now: How are you dealing with the… 
21st-Nov-2007 12:14 am
mychimaera
Those of us in France right now: How are you dealing with the strikes?

I would be fine with just a transportation strike. That's easy to deal with. But the other thing that's crippling me personally is the student strikes. I'm a foreign student at University of Paris 8, Saint-Denis, and the students there have been on strike since Monday last week. While I understand the reason for these student strikes (and would possibly be in support of them if I was born French), I'm feeling a bit cheated because I haven't had any classes for a week and a half now and it's in those classes that I was learning the most French. Most likely I'll return home at the end of this semester without any credits as well. So frustrating

So let's share some stories, opinions, and straight out rants if you feel like it. I'd be interested to hear other people's stories.
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21st-Nov-2007 01:37 am (UTC)
I was also forbidden to participate in "les manifestations" for my study abroad program. I thought that was really odd, and fortunately I didn't run into any. I would be SO upset if I were you. I really feel your pain, so hopefully it can get resolved and you can get credit. It's not your fault that French students decided to strike.
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