Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sunny Star: Lauren Beltran

I often say that friends are the sunshine of life. The Sunny Star I’m about to introduce practically gives me a sunburn she adds so much sunshine to my life! Lauren Beltran is not only a highly skilled (and recently … Continue reading

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True Colors: Are You Gold?

We’ve all heard Phil Collins “True Colors” song (or perhaps Cindy Lauper’s faded rendition)–it’s even been sung on Glee. I think the song has a wonderful message that reminds us to love every person just the way that they are; … Continue reading

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Love Actually…in College

He’s just not that into you. Or is he? College dating life is so puzzling to me—if that’s what you could even call it. Everyone has such a separate agenda and just when you think you’ve found something special, the … Continue reading

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The Sunny Set: #39, #40

I’ve always felt like it was a privilege to be an American citizen. We have so many blessings that are so easy to take for granted; the freedom to speak, the freedom to practice religion, and the  freedom to vote … Continue reading

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A Reason to Live in Chili

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGecqHnN2gQ&feature=channel] Sometimes I feel like I’m in my own mine at UCLA. While living here is always entertaining, it can be difficult to keep up with the “outside world.” I rarely watch TV (my main source of news) so it … Continue reading

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Weather Report: Week 14

Before I begin, I’d like to make the announcement that I finally got a new laptop! And it’s pink, of course. I’ve broken up with my ex-laptop of four years and I’m so excited to get involved with my new … Continue reading

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Forrest Gump Finds Happiness

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcOt6mfjxeA] “Mama always said life is like a box of chocolates…you never know what you’re gonna get.” If you’ve lived in America sometime during the past twenty years, then you probably know who said this famous quote. Forrest Gump is … Continue reading

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Tosh.0: You're a Funny Man

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWygf1ljteo] Have you ever laughed till you cried watching someone get hurt? We’ve seen every possible scenario on TV…the skateboarder who missed the jump, the slip and slide gone wrong, or the roller blades that rolled a little too fast. … Continue reading

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Sunny Star: Candice Brown

I first met Candice Brown in our public speaking class. Even though she told the class that she was deathly afraid of speaking in front of an audience (as is 75% of the population!), she wowed us with her words—teaching … Continue reading

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Collect Up Your Joy

Owls. Cars. I Love Lucy. What do all of these things have in common? They are collectibles! I recently read in The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin that collecting a special type of memento can add extra joy to our … Continue reading

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