Category Archives: Social life

Recommended for you: Feel-good comedies featuring a strong female lead

My fiance and I merged Netflix accounts when we moved in together earlier this year so that there would be one little red envelope sitting unopened on our coffee table instead of two. The plan was to keep his account … Continue reading

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The ‘dangers’ of dating in business school

Last year I wrote about the pains and joys of dating someone in your business school program. I have to add one more possible outcome to that list.

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The power of ‘Slutty Halloween’

Apparently I’ve struck a chord. In the last 7 days, the search term that brought the most readers to my blog was “slutty Halloween.” The second most powerful term: “slutty Halloween girls.” The third: “slutty Halloween porn.” The fourth: “slutty … Continue reading

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Gaga hearts UVA

One of the best things about second year is free evenings. I loved my learning team, but it’s wonderful to be able to do stuff besides spreadsheets at night. Like see Lady Gaga in concert at JPJ! Gaga put on … Continue reading

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What every new b-school student should know

It dawned on me today — in the 5 minutes I lifted my head out of my intern haze — that at this time last year, I was preparing to move to Charlottesville. Which means, right this moment, about 300 … Continue reading

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Foxfield, tulips and spring in Charlottesville

If you’re one of my 2.5 faithful readers, then you’ve noticed that I geek out over seasons. Five years of living in the mono-environment that is South Florida have made me freak out at the sight of fall leaves, snow … Continue reading

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The emancipation of the lab rats

About a week into the fourth quarter of my b-school experience, it dawned on me. Darden had taken me off the wheel. For the first three quarters of the year, I was running like a lab rat on a wheel. … Continue reading

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Report: Taste of China loses Chef Peter Chang

Just read this on The Hook‘s Web site. Apparently Peter Chang, the famous chef who made Taste of China so unexpectedly delicious (see previous post) has left. According to the Hook story, the crowds, drawn by lots of media stories, overwhelmed the … Continue reading

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Dining out: Taste of China (we just barely got one)

If you live in Charlottesville and you care about food at all, chances are you heard about Taste of China this week. Thanks to this New Yorker story by Calvin Trillin, the hole-in-the-wall, hidden-in-a-strip-mall-on-29 Chinese restaurant is the hottest spot … Continue reading

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Going home, again

Every good UNC grad knows that Thomas Wolfe (UNC 1920) said that you can’t go home again. Lucky for me, he was wrong in this case. This weekend I returned to my adopted home for the first time since coming … Continue reading

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