Open letter to Piazza: What part of “no emails” do you not fucking get?



DURHAM, NC—As classes have made their transition to the online format, many professors have turned to Piazza as a way of answering students questions and offering help. And while that’s all great, there is one catch: Piazza will not fucking quit it with the emails. What’s not clicking? I’ve set all of my preferences to “no emails”— I know this because I check every time I get yet another email despite my explicit order to leave me the fuck alone. And yet, every other minute I get another buzz on my phone or ding on my laptop telling everything except what I actually would like to know about the question a student just asked. Is it really that hard, Piazza? Why even offer a “no emails” option if all you’re going to do is send me more emails and spit in my face? Please, I have not known peace in so long. Please stop.