This was the first week I was really inundated with a lot of assignments. Tests have been quietly creeping upon me, and I am just now getting used to the accelerated rhythm of school (after a month-long hiatus). I have not been taking school as seriously as I should have, and the pain is slowly beginning to overtake my mind.
My second semester here at UT just began. No. It confronted me, a defenseless little soul against drawn swords and cocked guns. I’ll just take a sliver of time to rant about my biology lab than actually doing my lab analysis.
So I just spent a great deal of time in a cramped little room taking [...]
The first week of final exams have passed by. My first semester here at UT is almost over. And yet, most people have completed all their finals last week. On the other hand, I had one final on Thursday. My second final is on Tuesday. Such an injustice!
This coming January, the Occupy Movement is coming to the University of Texas at Austin! Yes, I have heard of its existence downtown. And I have always been an avid supporter of the worldwide movement since its inception at Wall Street. But now, the movement will soon be real, in front of my eyes, at the footsteps of our beloved tower.
The last week of school is almost over, and it seems as if some of my friends are just recovering from a week packed with finals. Fortunately for me, I have not many things to worry about. For I am here to boldly declare (and to poke some fun at my friends) that I have no tests this week!
Below is an excerpt from one of the defining moments in my life. I have told this story to countless people because of its eye-opening effect on me. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, let us remember the real reasons why we are here at the University of Texas. And rather pretend to be thankful for [...]
Everyone often gets intimidated by engineering here at UT. Sometimes, the course material makes no sense; other times, everyone just has so many things to accomplish in one night.
Everyone always craves their good time of rest in their warm, loving beds. Yet late at night, we always struggle with our wearied bodies to stay up a little longer. Soon, the 1 AM mark passes. Yeah maybe my eyes are a bit droopy, but I’ll just finish this one YouTube clip.
Well it has been over a month since the beginning of the Fall semester, and my academic life has completely taken over my social life and sleep schedule (for those who don’t know, I am referring to the academic triangle shown below).
Sup! I’m Khang. I figured you will learn too much about me throughout these weeks and from Facebook-stalking. So I’ll skip the usual formalities for now.