Major: Liberal Arts undeclared
suppose it would be Dallas. I live there now. But they say home
is where the heart is. My heart is in many places, North
Carolina being one of them.
High school: Asheville School
your family: Mother is a lawyer and tennis player in Dallas.
Father is an artist and trades cattle in Cuba for
business in Florida. Scooby is our dog and good friend. Grandparents
live in North Carolina and Florida. Two half sisters living in
New York right now, one is training to be a lawyer (just graduated
Duke Law) and the other is a mountain woman (just graduated Montana
Why did you choose to attend The University
of Texas at Austin?
I want to see it all, and Texas is able to
biggest university in the country. Additionally, Austin’s
music reputation and progressive attitude are enticing. Furthermore,
everyone I talk to says they love Austin. But actually, the decision
came down to my intuition.
What do you want to do when you graduate
from the university?
I am glad you didn’t ask what I want
to do with the rest of my life; this question is a little more
approachable. I would first
like to get an internship or a job that will complement what I
have learned in college and also teach me a new skill. After that,
I would like to either enlist in the Navy or join the Peace Corps.
you could choose one personal object to represent you (something
that you brought to campus with you), what would that object be?
plant (a gift upon arrival).
If you had
to choose one thing about yourself to share with the university’s
Web audience, what would it be?
I gave my senior speech in the voice of the Ladies Man.
are your heroes?
Julie Andrews, Ferris Buller, my mother, Robert
Frost, The Great Houdini, my godfather and Mr. Baldecchi (my adviser
in North Carolina), Angelina Jolie.
If you could travel to one spot anywhere
in the world, where would you want to visit?
Great Barrier Reef.
What are your current favorite books? What
books would you recommend to someone you just met?
“The Power of One” by Bryce
Courtenay and “The Clan of the Cave Bear” by Jane Auel.
pushes your buttons? What are your pet peeves?
I do not like fluorescent
lights or too much chlorine in a pool. I love a good
joke. I love to hear a good laugh.
What music are you listening to currently?
Mouse, Weezer, Coldplay, Cyndi Lauper, Fine Young Cannibals, Sublime,
Enya, Dido, The White Stripes.
Mercurochrome (the hot pink merged with orange that the leaves
turn in the fall).
I would rather be outside
than on a computer, but I find the UT Web
site very helpful and Austin
360 has some good information. Also, UT library
databases are great for finding out about anything ever written
Day Off” because it captures the joie de vivre and I have
an affinity for the ‘80s. Also, classics like “Night
at the Roxbury” and “Corky Romano” can’t
be overlooked because they are intensely funny.
Robert Frost, Ansel Adams, Monet, Norman Rockwell, Keith
Moon (drummer for The Who).
subjects? What are you interested in studying in the future?
medicine, law, the
Middle East, Spanish, French. It is hard to tell, but I do foresee
some branch of science and language.
spot on campus?
The courtyard of the molecular biology building,
or the observatory on the 17th floor
of RLM, or at the top of the Tower. I am still exploring.
to go in Austin? Favorite things to do in Austin?
Barton Springs for kayaking and swimming,
also good for cooling off. St. Edward’s University, the highest
man-built point in Austin, to watch the city. The campus observatory
Lee Moore Hall on Fridays or Saturdays. Shopping on Guadalupe.
Go on a Midnight Prowl tour. See all of the people walking around.
Again, I am still exploring.
the drums and/or rocking and rolling with other people, chess,
new jokes, reading, snowboarding (when there is snow), watching
sunsets and stars.