Monthly Archives: October 2011

legacy

On Saturday night, I attended the launch party of Puget Sound’s new One [Of a Kind] campaign. Learn more about it here, but in essence it’s a new publicity and fundraising initiative for the school. The communications office emailed me … Continue reading

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One [of a Kind] Weekend

OCT 30TH 2011—There many different roles and responsibilities associated with being the ASUPS President, but it is fair to say that none afford as much insight into the inner-workings of the university as the ex-officio seat I have on the … Continue reading

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Halfway there

The semester is already halfway done! It feels like it’s gone by so quickly, yet slowly at the same time. It seems weird that Halloween is on Monday, and it also feels strange because I feel the urge to listen … Continue reading

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…and where did October go?

The halfway point of the semester has come and gone too swiftly…Fall Break always ends so fast. And it makes October go by so quickly too. September stretched on on, but I blinked and October is now half-over. While many … Continue reading

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Droppin’ Knowledge

I wish more people dropped more knowledge more often. It’s the reason strangers think I’m ‘interesting’, friends think I’m annoying, and family thinks I’m pretentious. I have a tendency to drop knowledge. Usually shallow, loosely-relevant biology knowledge. Frequently even somewhat … Continue reading

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A Semester of Field Trips.

It’s been the semester of field trips. I’ve been the majority of weekends this semester to explore really exciting places in around Tacoma. In my Marine Biology class we got to spend one of the last sunny days on the boat … Continue reading

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Student Leaders

This is me with Voldemort the giant Pacific octopus. He has nothing to do with this blog entry.                                                                                                                                                                             Being a “student leader”.  It’s a head-inflating phrase. For those kids who list more jobs than hobbies on resumes and social network … Continue reading

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Work as Play

When I’m not in class, I’m usually in the Center for Writing, Learning, and Teaching, which is one of Puget Sound’s primary sources for academic support for students. I’m work as a French tutor and as a Writing Advisor, so … Continue reading

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Did I make the right decision?

A couple days ago, as I sat in my first rotation lab, taking a break from my NSF fellowship application, worrying about upcoming tests and paper discussions, I wondered, “Why did I sign-up for all of this?” I could be … Continue reading

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Time to break out the galoshes

The infamous Washington rainy season has begun. That means rain jackets, rain boots, and people squeaking down the hallways as they walk (which means that if you’re late for class it’s considerably more noticeable). I finally decided to get some … Continue reading

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