On Shaking my Tail Feathers and Empowerment

As you know from my first post, I am severely uncoordinated. Despite my tragic condition, I continue to follow my dream: to become a Korean pop star. Now, I can’t exactly speak Korean much less sing it—actually, I can’t sing at all—so I figured that all I can work on for now is the dance moves. Thus, I joined the 5C K-Pop Dance Club. I learned to shake my tail feathers (because...
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A Performance-ful Weekend

As we near the end of the year, all sorts of things are coming to a close.  Final papers, last assignments, concerts--all chances to put all the year's hard work on display in various capacities.  For me this means a plethora of performances, many of which happened this past weekend.  This made the weekend a bit crazy, but also a whirlwind of fun.  I guess I like being busy...
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Performance

I’ve written about Presentations and Politics at Pomona, now it’s time for a little something about Performances. I like performances. They’re different from presentations in that I find them to be more artful, while still making an intellectually stimulating point. Also, if they’re put on by students, (more…)
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Free Tacos and Dancing with the Dean

All the Claremont Colleges enact a “substance-free opening” policy, meaning that any substance use by any students on the campuses will absolutely NOT be tolerated (even by those legally of age). Administration enacts this because studies have shown that a large number of sexual assaults happen during the first two weeks of the semester, and a high percentage of them involve su...
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Ballroom Dance…Maybe?

So, I just came back from my first ballroom dance class tonight. It's from 9-10 on Mondays and Wednesdays. From what I can see so far, this class will be great. Yes, it will be super awkward for a bit (possibly for a long bit). However, it will still be fun. I mean dancing by myself until we rotate because there are not enough leads in the class is awesome. Dancing with a pa...
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