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Finals – Suffering in the PCL until 2 a.m.

Currently listening to: The Slip – If One Of Us Should Fall
You know, I like college. It has been a golden time, these past three and half a years. I’m glad I can say this after a tough semester and finals being over – thank goodness!

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December 15, 2008 | | 1 Comment

Winter Wonderland

Currently listening to: Coldplay – Swallowed in the Sea

The scene was this: I was studying for my PR final in West Campus with my friends, Charlotte and Ingrid. By the end, the conversation had turned to Twitter, chocolate, and the impending winter break. Sensing it was high time to leave, Ingrid and I bundled up [...]

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December 13, 2008 | | Comments Off

All Work? No Play? No Thanks.

Currently listening to: Ashley Parker Angel – Where Did You Go?
I had this truly embarrassing moment in my public relations class the other day – my professor likes to put students on the spot and have us pitch ourselves for hire in under 2 minutes. My doomsday eventually came, and I rattled off on [...]

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December 2, 2008 | | 4 Comments

Uncovering the Secrets of 40 Acres

Currently listening to: Kanye West – Love Lockdown
Oy, I’m just now realizing that it’s November: Thanksgiving break, the full on blast of winter weather here in Austin, and the infinite amount of school work left before the semester wraps up on December 5th. Just five weeks left, can you believe it?

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November 10, 2008 | | 3 Comments

What Time Is It? Because OU Still Sucks

Currently listening to: Augustana – Sweet and Low
I must preface this post with an apology – it is untimely (nearly a month ago!) and with bias now that I know that Texas is not headed to the national championship. Tears aside, let me tell you about my first TX/OU weekend…

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November 3, 2008 | | Comments Off

For Once, I’m Waitlist-Free!

Currently listening to: Guster – Either Way
This morning, I registered for my last set of undergraduate courses. Ingrid, a classmate and good friend, captured a senior sentiment on Twitter when she registered yesterday:

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October 29, 2008 | | 1 Comment

I Do Ask For Autographs

Currently listening to: Rilo Kiley – Breaking Up
Umm, hello? October, where did you go? I just can’t believe autumn has arrived here in Austin. At this point, the cooler weather is refreshing and clean; but give it one week, I’ll be begging for my dry Texas heat. And this is coming from a girl who [...]

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October 27, 2008 | | 2 Comments

So…What’s Our Fight Song Anyway?

Currently listening to: Cary Brothers – Ride
You know, one of the best aspects about UT – and college, really – is that you get to make a lot your own choices. What classes to sleep through (yes, it happens), food (hello 1 a.m. call to Pluckers), and activities (yes, I really do care about [...]

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October 15, 2008 | | 1 Comment

I Hooked The Vote!

Currently listening to: Commuter – Chapters
“Pick your poison.”
This has been my official answer when explaining my political position this year. I am supporting the candidate that will do less damage to our country. And rather than spell it out for you, you should just read on.

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October 7, 2008 | | 3 Comments

Aloha Means Goodbye, Too

Currently listening to: Five for Fighting – World
I stared at my keyboard for a good 10 minutes before writing this post. How do I begin to tell the story of my time here at UT Austin?

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September 24, 2008 | | 12 Comments

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