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The View From the Stage

It’s fitting that my semester ended with fireworks; the explosion was the only balanced reaction to the three weeks prior. I am certainly better off after it all, however.

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May 27, 2009 | | Comments Off

Video Game: Pong Basketball

Hey there! Here’s a game I have finished development for in the Undergraduate Game Development Class. It will be presented May 13 at the Game Development Showcase. (I’ll write more about that later!) In the meantime, enjoy this two-player experience!

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April 17, 2009 | | Comments Off

The Anatomy of an Exam

I often get asked by prospective students what tests are like in college. Well, here’s your answer.
They kinda…suck?

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April 12, 2009 | | Comments Off

Traveling About – Part 2, Ransom Notes

There’s nothing more fun than a road trip – well, except maybe a road trip where you sing.

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April 3, 2009 | | Comments Off

Traveling About – Part I, CKI

The byproduct of being in a number of student organizations, other than a severe lack of free time and a sharp increase in meaningful friendships, is the opportunity to travel all kinds of places for conventions, tours and meetings.

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March 27, 2009 | | Comments Off


Applying for scholarships is one of the more frustrating things someone can do. But, it can also be one of the most rewarding as well.

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March 2, 2009 | | 3 Comments

Address to Congress

In his address to Congress tonight, President Obama spoke extensively on the issue of education, and the affordability of college in these tough times.

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February 25, 2009 | | Comments Off

In Memoriam: Jeffrey Weng

On Sunday morning, Jeffrey Weng, a sophomore at UT Austin in the Butler School of Music, passed away.

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February 16, 2009 | | 1 Comment

The Hardest Thing About Being a Music Major

It’s a longstanding tradition at UT to rip everyone who’s not in your school for certain stereotypical qualities. For example, my roommates are engineering majors, which means they have no social skills, another of my roommates is an RTF major, which means he has no idea what he wants to do after he graduates, and [...]

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February 6, 2009 | | 1 Comment

Weekend Update

Monday: was a relatively mundane day, on the whole. I spent the afternoon, after my classes, playing Rock Band on and off with roommates.

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January 31, 2009 | | 1 Comment

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