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So it begins… pt. 2

So… It’s Thursday afternoon and after being late to every class since school started on Tuesday, I finally managed to be on time to one of my classes, it was the last class of the day which starts at two, but I made it on time and that’s the important thing. Lol.

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January 21, 2010 | | Comments Off

Horns Up, Jersey On, Proud to be a Longhorn!!

It’s Jan. 11, four days after the BCS National Championship Game, and I’m finally over the fact that Texas lost the BCS Title Game. So much enthusiasm, so much excitement, so much hope and we lost; I couldn’t understand how it happened.

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January 11, 2010 | | Comments Off

And Mr. McCombs is…..

Last Friday McCombs School of Business held its annual Mr. McCombs Pageant in which male representatives from a variety of organizations throughout the business school compete for the title of Mr. McComb.
The pageant is a well known event throughout the business school and its popularity is growing. It is a chance for young UT men [...]

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November 20, 2009 | | 3 Comments

Exams after Holidays?!?!!?

For some reason professors like to schedule exams the class meeting after a holiday, specifically Halloween in this case. For each of the four years I’ve been at UT I’ve had to deal with studying and tests the day after a night out on 6th. It can get pretty hectic considering the fact that most [...]

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November 4, 2009 | | 1 Comment

Coke & Pretzels!!!!!

Lol. So the topic sounds a bit random and that may be because it actually is. Lately I’ve had a few discussions with different people on the best ways to stay awake late at night. DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME!. At least I’d like to mention that I do not encourage staying up late [...]

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October 30, 2009 | | 3 Comments

Long week…… OU & Masquerade

It’s midterm season and although I didn’t have but one midterm my days have been extremely busy and long. It seems like everything is beginning to calm down but only to spiral back out of control. Halloween weekend is coming up, a weekend I’ll spend on 6th Street working, and I have quite a few [...]

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October 23, 2009 | | Comments Off

Red, Black & White

This past weekend my organization, Texas Latin Dance, held its third social of the semester. Socials are a chance to come out to meet people and in the case of TLD, a chance to come out and practice dancing. Every week a group of officers teaches an hour of a particular Latin genre followed by [...]

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October 13, 2009 | | 2 Comments

So it begins…

A view into the life of a longhorn…
Hello Reader!!
I am Manuel, a fourth year architecture student from Dallas, Texas, and I would like to welcome you to my blog this following year and hope that you return for the weekly entries.
A little about myself, as I stated above, my hometown is Dallas, which is only [...]

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September 25, 2009 | | 15 Comments

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