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Thanksgiving Day in Austin

This year I was faced with the tough decision of whether to go home to my aunt, uncle, and cousins in The Woodlands for Thanksgiving or stay in Austin to not only catch up with school (which wasn’t exactly accomplished) but really to be able to go to the Texas v. A&M game, which I always wanted to go to and I came to realize that this would be the last year while in school that this game would be played at home.

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November 30, 2008 | | By Cecilia | 2 Comments

An Interesting Week in the East Coast

With time running out, it seems everyone is trying to tie up loose ends and do a lot of fun things before saying a (hopefully temporary) goodbye to the city we’ve grown to love this past semester.

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November 26, 2008 | | By Eva | Comments Off

Brr, It’s Cold Out There

Well, fall is here. Kinda sorta. As is usually with Texas weather, it hasn’t quite made up it’s mind. Some days it’s cold enough for me to be wearing two jackets and other days I can manage with just a T-shirt. But either way, fall is here.

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November 25, 2008 | | By Doyin | 1 Comment


This year, I’m taking a moment to give thanks for:

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November 25, 2008 | | By Paul | 1 Comment

I’ll Come Around When You’re Down or: Mama Never Told Me That It Was Like This Growing Up

Hello world. I’m sure you’re tired of all my poems. So, for a change of pace, let me introduce to you, my good friend, Nick. This is his guest blog. Back in high school, his blog was the only blog I read religiously. As a matter of fact, it was about the only thing I read Senior year of high school. Anyhoo, without further ado, I present to you…

My poor re-imagination of one of Van’s previous blogs.

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November 24, 2008 | | By Van | 5 Comments

My 21st birthday came in three parts

Last week, I turned 21. I know, right? No, I didn’t skip a grade. I’m just, um, young for my age. Even though I feel like I’ve been 40 since I was 3.

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November 23, 2008 | | By Hannah | Comments Off

Any Audiophiles Out There?

If you listen to a lot of music on your computer, you should definitely check out “scrobbling.” Basically you add a plugin to your media player and whenever you play a song, it sends that song’s information to a server, where they compile information about the music you listen to.

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November 19, 2008 | | By Joseph | 3 Comments

Home Stretch (Love Letter to my Family)

Only a few more weeks and this first semester is pretty much over. Wow.

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November 14, 2008 | | By Doyin | 2 Comments

Sunny Days Wouldn’t Be Special if it Wasn’t For Rain or: It’s Hard

It’s hard to hope for sunshine,

When for miles and miles there’s only rain.

It’s hard to make it through these tough times,

When you’re constantly bombarded with pain.

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November 14, 2008 | | By Van | 2 Comments

I Love Ransom Notes

No wires – just chords.

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November 13, 2008 | | By Paul | 4 Comments

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