Tagged: college

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The Best Years of Your Life

As a teenager, I never believed people who said that high school was the “best years of your life”. No, I thought, that was college. Only years later did I realize I was just...

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The Student Government Election

I was in student government in college, and I had some good times. I handed out candy and hot chocolate to constituents, and traveled to Washington, DC for a conference with the World Bank....

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Naps and Siestas

I drove my parents crazy as a kid. I was an insomnia baby, and getting me to sleep was next to impossible. I was too excited about life. There were just too many things...

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The Architecture of UT Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas, or UT Dallas, is a college located in Richardson, Texas, several miles north of Dallas proper. (Why they don’t call it UT Richardson is a mystery to me....

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The End of Long Lost Friends

When I was twelve years old, my family moved to Michigan, and I had to say goodbye to all my friends in Dupo, Illinois. A few months later, they wrote me a packet of...

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Brunch with Dick Cheney

“How would you like to have brunch with me and Dick Cheney?” That’s a sentence I never thought I’d say to someone. But I did. It was back in college. I was the Internal...

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Communism on Campus

It was my first month on campus, and I was still getting settled into my routines. I stopped by the International Center to grab some lunch after class, and that’s when I saw a...

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Guerrilla Redecorating

I was probably around nine or ten years old. It had been a normal day at school, so normal that I don’t remember anything about it. But when I came home, my world had...

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Adventures on eBay

Back in college I made some extra cash selling stuff on eBay. My dad collected antiques, and long before my family decided to sell things off wholesale, he decided to sell some stuff online. As...