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The University of Iowa isn’t what I thought it would be

Friday, December 1, 2023
Senior me would be shocked if she saw me right now. You see, for the longest time, I absolutely refused to commit to Iowa. As someone who grew up in Iowa City, I was so interested in going to college in other places… in fact, I literally thought I was going to go to the University of Toronto until the last week of April! It’s safe to say I was an Iowa hater. And why? ...

Home for the Fallidays

Friday, December 1, 2023
The highly anticipated fall break finally arrived! Time to be at home and relax without the worries of being late to class, cold weather, or forgetting last-minute assignments. Finally free, I boarded my plane to sunny Orlando. During the break, I was able to spend time with my family and dog by taking a trip to the Kennedy Space Center, hanging out at the beach, and relaxing at home. The Kennedy Space Center has a ...

My November as an Asian

Friday, December 1, 2023
What am I doing here in Iowa? That’s a question I often ask myself when my mind wanders or when I think about home. Sometimes, I don’t find an answer other than “school” or “nursing”, especially when everyone else around me is either from Iowa or from one of the neighboring states. A lot of times, I wonder how different my life would be if I was still home or somewhere else. But then I ...

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