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Final Blog in D.C.

All right, folks, it looks like this is going to be my last blog in D.C., and I have oodles to catch up on.

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December 19, 2008 | | Comments Off

6-minute tour of the Archer House/U.S. Capitol Videos!

Finally the Internet is fast enough to upload the Archer videos I created!

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December 19, 2008 | | Comments Off

An Interesting Week in the East Coast

With time running out, it seems everyone is trying to tie up loose ends and do a lot of fun things before saying a (hopefully temporary) goodbye to the city we’ve grown to love this past semester.

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November 26, 2008 | | Comments Off

Time flies by when you’re having fun…

I find it hard to believe that in just a little over a month, my time in D.C. as an Archer Fellow will expire. It feels like just yesterday I was moving in, starting classes, and had my grueling first day of work at ABC.

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November 12, 2008 | | Comments Off

NYC: I Came, I Ate Huge Slices of Pizza, I Conquered.

Not only did this recent trip to the Big Apple fulfill all of my movie expectations, but it really left me wanting to come back for more. I’ve decided that, at some point in my future, I will live in Manhattan – overpriced apartment/studio or not!

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November 2, 2008 | | 4 Comments

A Day Inside the Beltway

Although no day inside the Beltway (aka, the District of Columbia) is typical, I think Wednesday, October 22, is a good example of life as an Archer Fellow.

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October 27, 2008 | | 3 Comments

Eva’s Family Does Washington!

We had been planning this excursion since I was accepted into this fellowship a few months ago. Since I have class on certain weekends and work full time, this past weekend was the only feasible time we could do this!

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October 17, 2008 | | 7 Comments

One big, happy family

I’m sitting in the Sculpture Garden of the National Gallery of Art as a type this, listening to the last “Jazz in the Garden” concert of the season. Finally with a moment to myself, I can stop and reflect on my first month in Washington D.C. and the relationships I’ve cultivated since I’ve been [...]

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October 3, 2008 | | 5 Comments

20 Things I’ve Learned About D.C.

As of yesterday, I have officially been living in D.C. for three weeks. This is the longest I have ever spent in this part of the United States, and it has definitely been a learning experience. In fact, I’ve learned so much that I’ve decided to put together an ultra-condensed list of things I’ve picked [...]

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September 24, 2008 | | 5 Comments

Where to begin?

You would think writing a first entry for UT’s web audience would be a relatively simple task for a girl who has been blogging frequently over the last five years. Not necessarily. All things considered, though, a simple introduction would probably be the best start. You guys will be reading about my life this entire academic year, after all…

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September 23, 2008 | | 5 Comments

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