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Making the Marks

Don’t worry: I won’t complain in this post, promise.
My week went well, and I am definitely feeling much better, which is nice. I ended up bombing that calc test (awesome. Awesome awesome.) so I have to go talk to my teacher on Monday and see what I can do to salvage my grade. What’s really [...]

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April 16, 2010 | | 3 Comments

This is My Complaining Post (the post where I go on and on solely because I’m sick and am using that as an excuse for everything)

I’m. So. Sick. I feel terrible. And UHS can’t see me until next week. And I have a calc test tomorrow. And I hate calc. And I can’t go float the river because of said, hated calc test. And the class average on said, hated, already taken calc test is a 55. And calc will [...]

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April 9, 2010 | | 1 Comment

“I’m so HUNGRY!” or “How to Eat at College with Dietary Restrictions”

Happy 80 degrees, Texas Relays, Monday of the busiest week ever, and Passover!!
So along with the fact that this week and next are just crazy busy with work and projects and all of that, there is a fun new dimension to this week: it’s Passover.

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April 5, 2010 | | 1 Comment

Guest Bloggin’ for the B-School

Last week Jim Turley, the CEO of Ernst and Young, came and spoke as part of my beloved Business Council’s VIP: Distinguished speaker series. It ended up that McCombs wanted someone on council to blog about it for their site, and guess who got the honor — yours truly! Check it outttttttttttttt.

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March 29, 2010 | | 2 Comments

“Spring Break UT Style — A Guide to Your Free Week [picture!]“

What do you get when you mix the following:

28 hours in a car
High winds
3 people squeezed in a bed meant for 1
Lots of permanent marker Xs
Sooo much seafood
And a ton of amazing friends, old and new?

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March 24, 2010 | | Comments Off

My Favorite Person Visits My Favorite Place [picture!]

Okay, so as if things in my life couldn’t get any better, my best friend in the whole, ENTIRE universe came and visited me for part of her Spring Break!

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March 9, 2010 | | Comments Off



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March 3, 2010 | | Comments Off

You’re Cordially Invited… [pictures!]

What: UT SG Campaign Week
When: From 12:01 a.m. today until 5 p.m. March 3
Where: Vote from any computer on campus at
Why: Because voting is important and this election is going to be legendary
Who: ME!

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February 17, 2010 | | Comments Off

Happy Anniversary, Self!

Real quick:
Today is my one year anniversary of getting into UT! Yayyyyyyy!

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February 14, 2010 | | Comments Off


So I’m officially allowed to say it, and thus I will:
I’m running for Student Government (SG) Business School Representative!!

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January 19, 2010 | | Comments Off

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