Every semester, Alpha Phi Omega runs the state of Texas’ largest student-run blood drive. Each time we do it, I realize how giving the UT community is, and it reinstates my faith in the human race.
Spring Break brought some fun times and a good trip to Phoenix, Arizona. I got to see old friends, eat some great food, and meet new people. The best part, however, came in the form of an email.
On Tuesday, when I was in Phoenix, I woke up and decided to check my email. In [...]
What college student doesn’t love free stuff?!?!?
As a Government major, I would be quite the failure if I was not following the Presidential Race. With Fred Thompson, Rudy Guiliani and John Edwards all recently dropping out, the candidates are narrowing down. I know you’ve probably heard it a million times before, but this may be the most exciting Presidential Race in [...]
Today is my second favorite day of the year!
Well…. actually I’m going home, but I am leaving my UT home.
Hands down, the coolest part of Austin is all the amazing festivals and conventions. On the 28th of October, I attended my favorite festival of all: The Austin Record Convention. Imagine an entire warehouse-size room filled with hundreds of vendors and thousands of buyers all tied together by one thing: their undying love for vinyl [...]
My To-Do List from Last Weekend:
Zip line over a cliff
Egg toss across a pond
Rock climb a 25-foot wall
Have Q-tips blown at me while I was covered in tape
Last weekend, I went to San Antonio for a Bustillo Family Reunion! Every 5 years, we all get together and celebrate being a member of an awesome, gigantic, Texan family with tons of history.
Growing up as a child, everyone referred to our family dog, Spanky, as my sisters dog. I was always so jealous that Spanky was her dog. I would constantly ask for my own dog, and my dad would always say, Why? We have Spanky. It wasnt that I didnt appreciate Spanky, I just wanted a [...]