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Reflections on 125 Years

For some this may not be new, but I wrote this last year for the Trail’s 125 Anniversary issue and thought it would be nice to post here. Be well, friends! ______________________________________________________________ If you ask any one student what Puget … Continue reading

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Internship Season in DC

Have you ever learned about something, only to go into the field and find out that it’s much more complicated, yet simultaneously much simpler than you expected? It’s a phenomenon that I’ve become accustomed to in the world of liberal … Continue reading

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The Submerged State

We recently read an article in my US Public Policy class on the “Submerged State”; essentially the layer of tax codes that are hidden from the public’s view (a poor summary of a 20 page article, but it’ll have to … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification

As of late many of my tasks have been for the future; tests, paper, applications, submissions, etc. It’s sometimes difficult to maintain motivation with tasks like these, and rightfully so. After all, they are inherently not for the present, they’re … Continue reading

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Oh Nostalgia…

For the last week all I did was sit around my house, half heartedly writing internship applications and reading a couple books on Batman (I’ll probably have a post on that book collection come March, don’t fret), wishing that I was back at school—being back in the swing of the hubbub, always having something to do, enjoying life. But last night when I got off the shuttle and walked through the SUB towards my house, I was completely underwhelmed with a sense of separation. Suddenly I was nostalgic for the biting Minnesota winter that I had just left.

It’s easy to be overly nostalgic (on the verge of restlessness), especially around the idea of home.

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(500-409) Days of Summer

School—at least a liberal arts school—is about knowledge and skill. But summer is almost the opposite. It’s the time when students are let loose into the real world and where they get experience rather than knowledge. Summer is about relaxation, sure, but it’s about expanding the parts of your mind that you don’t have the time or ability to during the school year.

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Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Winter in India, moving in to a fraternity, Snow days and a day-in-the-life. Don’t you just love long blog posts? I, apparently, do.

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Performances, Outings and Butter

I’m slowly realizing how difficult it is to record everything to do on campus. There is literally too much to write about. So this post I discuss some performances. And other random things.

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Catch Up Time

Time to catch you up on my life. Went to Seattle Asian Art Museum. Met Bill Gates Sr and Gail Weyerhauser. Minnesota Club: it’s on.

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Interfaith 9/11. Better late than never.

For September 11th I was asked, as the Interfaith Coordinator for Jewish Life (that’s right, loyal followers, my title has changed), to speak at Emanuel Presbyterian Church in Tacoma about my experiences with/relating to September 11th.

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