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Marvelous Monday

Despite the gloomy morning weather, last Monday was a great day. It’s funny to think that many people dislike Mondays— trust me I used to be one of those. But, this semester Mondays are actually one of my favorite days. First off, it is the only day that I usually don’t have anywhere to be [...]

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April 11, 2011 | | Comments Off

Back to reality: Invest[ed] in Texas

Spring break, oh Spring Break. I think I have a love-hate relationship with it. On the one hand, it is great to get that breather in the middle of the semester, but on the other hand, I think that ultimately it’s a quite cruel taste of freedom. Nonetheless, I very much enjoyed the time off, it was refreshing indeed.

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March 30, 2011 | | Comments Off

Every vote counts… literally

The democratic process… some people love it some people hate it some people simply don’t care. So, as many of you all may have noticed our campus got a little more colorful and visual these past couple of weeks. No, it’s not Christmas decorations that one is way gone and not so sure if it’s [...]

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March 1, 2011 | | Comments Off

Life update

The holidays are most definitely gone. Whatever happened to the past months of my life… well a lot actually.

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March 1, 2011 | | Comments Off

Live in the moment

It always amazes me that essentially each semester is only a little less than four months long, when I think of it on a large scale that does not seem like a very long time. Nevertheless, so much happens in a semester.

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December 21, 2010 | | 1 Comment

Social advocates

The second semester of my sophomore year something unexpected occurred.

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December 20, 2010 | | Comments Off

December 1, 2010

As I turned in my last final I could taste freedom.

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December 20, 2010 | | Comments Off

Cultural richness

One of my favorite parts about UT’s campus culture is its diversity. On any given day one can experience diversity in the classroom, but more importantly outside the classroom by delving into the world of student life.

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December 17, 2010 | | Comments Off

Rainbows, flowers and balloons

The fast-paced, always on-the-go lifestyle of college students makes it very difficult for the occurrence of genuinely good days. Not to be a Debbie downer and say that college students have bad days on a daily basis, BUT there is a constant agenda that makes it hard to just relax.

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November 27, 2010 | | 2 Comments

World-class education

One of the most inspiring identities of this university is the motto, “what starts here, changes the world.” By obtaining an education from UT I have no doubt that it is possible to change the world after graduation.

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November 16, 2010 | | Comments Off

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