I landed safely in Beijing last night following a 13-hour flight on Air China straight from New York City. On the plane, I saw one guy wearing a Williams hoodie, another guy wearing a Brown T-shirt, and a girl wearing a Columbia hoodie. While they were busy being FOBs trying to seem American, strutting their brand-name schooling, I was busy being an American trying to seem like a FOB by sporting...
This storm is what we call progress.
Last Wednesday, I took my last final exam of my undergraduate career. It was for Abnormal Behavior, completing my concentration in Psychology. Later that day, I turned in the key to my school mailbox in Lerner. I will have to tell the post office to forward all my school mail to my home address. I also returned the key to the music practice rooms in Broadway. Although I never did get around to...
I gained further insight into the extent to which I love cats when, in the middle of Facebook-stalking a really pretty girl, I stopped clicking on pictures of her face and started clicking on pictures of her cat.
AIDS Walk New York →
I wanted to march in the AIDS WALK New York with a couple of friends from high school, but as it turns out, the AIDS Walk is on Sunday, May 20 and my flight to Beijing is on Saturday, May 19. To make up for not being able to there for the walk, and also to fulfill my commitment to giving to a different charity every month, I donated $25 on Vianey’s fundraising page for AIDS Walk New York...
Columbia College Senior Fund →
I just came back from the Columbia College Senior Dinner for the class of 2012, where the salad was missing cheese and the salmon was overdone. However, I enjoyed the Fegula pilaf, parsnip puree, and cranberry gastrique. The night before, I had gone to see the 118th Varsity Show: “The Core Curriculum”. Rebekah Lowin - Columbia College class of 2014 - was amazing; her singing was...