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It Begins with a Syllabus and a Retreat

Every semester there are two clear marks of the beginning of a new semester:

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February 9, 2009 | | Comments Off

From home to…home in Texas!

“Home is where the heart is.”
“There is no place like home.”
“Home is where memories are built.” (I think this one resembles an HGTV commercial.)

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January 23, 2009 | | 3 Comments

How do you measure a semester in the life?

As 2008 has come to an end and a new year has already begun, I wanted to look back at what the fall semester brought into my life!

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January 12, 2009 | | 1 Comment

Birthday Month Part 2

…there was a Part 1 so there is definitely a need for at least a Part 2 to my Birthday Month. So as promised in last week’s post…the half-way mark report is here!

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December 18, 2008 | | Comments Off

Birthday Month Part 1

I figured I should have a post in honor of my birthday month! Yes, December. Definitely my favorite month of the year: it’s Christmas, my birthday (will finally be 20!), the slight possibility of snow in Virginia, and the time I get to see my parents at home for more than a weekend!

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December 9, 2008 | | 3 Comments

Familia and the Alamo City

As you may or may not have read in my previous entry- this Thanksgiving I made the tough decision to not go to The Woodlands to spend Thanksgiving Day and break with my aunt, uncle, and cousins and instead decided to stay in Austin and go to my first Texas versus Texas A&M game.

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December 7, 2008 | | 2 Comments

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 [...]

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November 30, 2008 | | 2 Comments

On Being Involved: Where do you find time?

8 a.m. Saturday morning. Alarm rings. Get ready. Leadership and Ethics Institute name tag in hand. Destination: Student Services Building.

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November 10, 2008 | | 4 Comments

Hispanic College Fund Gala

[Background voice...] Ladies and gentlemen please welcome Hispanic College Fund (HCF) Scholar Cecilia Lopez.
This meant that as the music played, I was to walk on stage to the podium to address the 500 guests in attendance at the Hispanic College Fund’s 15th Annual Portraits of Success Gala two weeks ago at the J. W. Marriott [...]

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November 3, 2008 | | 4 Comments

Long overdue post on…Gavin DeGraw on campus.

Last month someone said… Gavin DeGraw is coming as part of the Texas Union’s 75th Anniversary Celebration…

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November 3, 2008 | | 2 Comments

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