From 2008-2010, my junior and senior years at UC Davis, I wrote a column for the campus newspaper, The California Aggie, an observation of campus life and my experiences as a student.
I actually wrote a lot more columns than this, but 2008 is a millennia ago in Internet years so some things have since been buried in the Internet.
Life Goes On, Brah Our own jukebox of memories is what we take with us when we leave something behind.
Catholic Schoolgirls Rule Catholic school – like most things in life – had its moments.
Live Like Ferris Crappy as it may be to realize that there’s an expiration date on the wonderful madness, fit everything in.
2008-2009 Academic Year
Houseboats I‘m gonna miss not having to wear real clothes and dining with Captain Morgan for breakfast in the mornings.
NaNoWriMo Writing the next great American novel ranks fifth on Time magazine’s list of Americans’ most desired ambitions.
Americanisms Deep-fried Twinkies drip with national pride as well as hydrogenated oil.
True Bromance He’s like the malt vinegar to my salt.
Everyone Loves a Drunk Girl For every drunk girl who wakes up, gets it together, and gets a degree and a job, there will be a freshman around to take her place.
Safety and Things I’ve made a personal pledge to try and remember to bring said pepper spray with me at least 10 percent of the time I go out at night.
2009-2010 Academic Year
A Gruesome Twosome We don’t care if they serve beer in hell – we just want Blue Hawaiis.
Modern Swingers A mutual love of Celine Dion, no matter how deep, just isn’t enough to hinge a relationship on.
The Black Abyss Time flies when times are good. Not so much when you’re doing something you detest.
That Damn Bucket List All that stuff you oughta put on your agenda before the ghost of John “Bluto” Blutarsky comes to whisk you away.