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Finals, funding and friends: The End of Year #2

Well, my friends — as fun as it’s been blogging about Washington D.C., SXSW, switching apartments and study abroad this year, all good things must come to an end. The following are some closing thoughts for my final blog post.

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May 27, 2009 | | 2 Comments

An Ode to Mommy

This Mother’s Day marks the first year I have been without the woman I admire and love the most.

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May 12, 2009 | | 4 Comments

From Southeast to Northwest Austin!

Over the past month or so, I have been taking occasional breaks from studying, working and BLOGGING to move from one apartment to another during what has been one of my busiest semesters so far.

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April 29, 2009 | | Comments Off

Studying abroad means…you’re broke?

Less than two months away from my exciting month-long venture to China, I’m beginning to feel the pinch of spending that $1,500 on airfare to and from the other side of the world! At least it was $100 less than the budgeted amount on the study abroad Web site.

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April 12, 2009 | | Comments Off

SXSWi Highlights and Lessons for Newcomers

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a set of interactive, film and music festivals and conferences that take placeĀ  in Austin, Texas, each year during spring break. This year, I was lucky enough to attend the interactive portion for the first time!

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March 27, 2009 | | 4 Comments

Bye Bye, Intellectual Property. :(

Today I paid my last respects to Intellectual Property, the colorful two-story bookstore on the Drag, before it closes this Saturday.

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March 4, 2009 | | Comments Off

CGI U Conference and February in Review

Over the past two weeks I have: sat 20 feet away from Natalie Portman, signed a lease on a new apartment, and ordered my official UT class ring, and a dozen other things.

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March 2, 2009 | | 1 Comment

Semester #4: Practically 2/3 done with my college career

Wow, my last post was nearly a month ago. I usually write about the people and experiences I encounter on a nearly semi-weekly basis in my personal blog…so why is my tardiness this month any exception?

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February 24, 2009 | | Comments Off

Life in D.C.: Frequently Asked Questions

Having finally settled back into Austin, I can now stop and answer some of those ever-present FAQs asked by family, friends and readers about my time in Washington.

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January 25, 2009 | | 1 Comment

Back to Reality (and Texas)

As my old friend would constantly quote from Dr. Seuss, “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened!” And oh, how true that is…

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January 19, 2009 | | 4 Comments

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