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"The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen." — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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my college experience: august 2002 to may 2010

  • 9: jobs (academic success coordinator @ SFSU H&RS, summer assistant residential director @ SFSU H&RS, nanny [maya, benj, karson], residential dept @ HFC [THP, 260], host/server @ mel's, host/cashier @ pomodoro, blog editor @ mezzanine, PR, media and event management @ popscene, copy editing freelancing)
  • 3: publications i had content steadily at (the tripwire, impose, pop off)
  • 10: total places of publication i was lucky to have (all of the above + xpress online, mezzanine blog, oak tribune, sj mercury, NME, live105, my own blog)
  • 3: publications i myself have been in as a source (sf chronicle
    , xpress
    , NYT
  • 2: dorm rooms when i lived on campus(park hall, 633 and 636)
  • 7: apartments i lived in (the towers, arch, whipple, hyde st, 4th ave, 20th ave, market)
  • 15: different roommates i've had in various capacities (melissa, dy, sis, jon, bf, alisa, josc, ben, jen s., sam, james, mike, gf, nick, keith)
  • 8: years it took me to finish school
  • 2: semesters i went part-time
  • 3: semesters i took off completely
  • 2: majors (journalism, fine art photography)
  • 2: additional concentrations (women's studies, gender and sexuality)
  • 2: serious boyfriends (john, brandon)
  • 4: bruised hearts (derek, johnny, nat, eric)
  • 2: broken hearts (brandon, zach)
  • 3: times to london and manchester (summer 2004 [with detour to amsterdam], spring 2006, winter 2008/09)
  • 8: trips i took just to travel, in addition to london (long beach jan 2004, houston may 2007, seattle aug 2008, mexico city/guatemala mar 2009, nyc july 2009, l.a. october 2009, denver nov 2009, austin mar 2010)
  • 8: radiohead concerts (in five cities and two countries)
  • 5: tattoos (and counting)
  • 12: new piercings (4 already in existence)
  • hair colors: bottomless
  • crushes: limitless
  • photographs taken: countless
aug 6 2009 ∞
may 14 2010 +