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My College Dream, A Reality

It’s hard to describe in words, things that make you feel alive, things that push you to the edge, things that help you find out a little bit more about who you really are. This year has been all about those moments. It was my second year on campus and I definitely broke into my [...]

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June 2, 2010 | | 3 Comments

Chilifest!

This past weekend I went to A&M’s annual “Chilifest”. We have a chapter over there so it was nice having a bunch of welcoming hosts to show us around and help fill in the time.
The event takes place in Snook, TX which is about 20 minutes away from College Station. It was a bit of [...]

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April 15, 2010 | | 4 Comments

Can Someone Please Take Me Back to South Padre?

Wow, so it’s been a while and there are many things to share.

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March 23, 2010 | | Comments Off

(In the words of that Rolaids Guy): UT spells OPPORTUNITY

This past weekend I was lucky enough to go to TULW, the Texas Union Leadership Weekend retreat. I say lucky because there were many applicants, but only 30 were selected.

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February 25, 2010 | | 1 Comment

I Wish I Had A Super Intelligent/Cooperative Identical Twin Who Would Do All My School Work While I Sleep In Under Mounds of Blankets

So this last week appears to have been my last enjoyable one. I had a test in my Personal Finance class today and I have two more coming up on Wednesday and Thursday. I don’t really plan on doing much for the next few days… it’s weeks like these where I can’t wait til the [...]

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February 16, 2010 | | Comments Off

My Somewhat-Exciting-And-Rather-Productive/Enjoyable Week

So this past week has been a rather productive one for me. I’ve been dieting since New Year’s day and I must say, it feels great. I’m about 5 weeks in and there has been a noticeable change in my body composition every week.

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February 8, 2010 | | Comments Off

Hello 2010!

So my winter break pretty much flew by and now look where we’re at, 2010. It probably wasn’t as much of a sentimental moment for me as the media made it out to be, I mean, it was no year 2000.

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January 31, 2010 | | Comments Off

If +/- Friended Me on Facebook, I Would Ignore Him

It’s finally over! Pheww, that was entertaining. As you might guess, I spent the last three weeks of school slaving over all my finals and end of the semester major assignments.

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December 21, 2009 | | Comments Off

It’s Getting Cold… Darn, That Means Finals Are Near

Hey everybody how’s it goin?
As an update to my last post, Cartel was amazing! I saw them at Emo’s with my friend Felicia last week. They played a lot of songs from their new album and of course, many of their older hits including my favorite “Honestly.” A lot of the time when I go [...]

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November 29, 2009 | | Comments Off

Change Institute and the Impending Doom of No More Pledges

This last weekend I attended the Change Institute. The Change Institute is an annual retreat that the GLIE (Greek Life and Intercultural Education) office holds. It focuses on various social justice topics such as racism, sexism, and classism among others.

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November 19, 2009 | | Comments Off

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