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FitBit Adventures

At the beginning of the school year, I bought myself a Fitbit to see just how pathetically inactive I am and to motivate myself...

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Writing, science and Oliver Sacks

My parents rarely make note of anything I write unless I bring it to their attention, but whenever they do, they remark that...

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10 for 10: 10 things to do before the first day of class

1. Walk through your class schedule so you know where the rooms are UTD’s campus is confusing. Especially with the construction, navigating all...

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10 for 10: 10 ways to de-stress

1. Find an activity or hobby you like doing and do it! I don’t think I fully understood the importance of having an...

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10 for 10: 10 apps to get you through college

We live in an age where smartphones and tablets have become integral parts of our lives. In that same way, dozens of apps...

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10 for 10: 10 Regrets from my Freshman Year

For the summer, I have opted to continue my blog as a series of posts geared towards freshmen, but also for students who...

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As The Year Wraps Up

When I first walked into the Baylor Lariat’s newsroom my sophomore year, I was worried because I didn’t know what I was doing....


Gunmen open fire outside art exhibit in Garland

Two gunmen were confirmed dead Sunday evening after they opened fire at an art exhibit at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland ISD....

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The Lost Art of Handwritten Notes

One of my best friends loves to travel. The first time she went to study abroad in Europe, she sent me a postcard...

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Difficult Lessons and Introspection

This past weekend, I was having dinner and catching up with some of my old high school friends. At one point in the...


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