5 Annoying Questions Graduating College Seniors are Asked

I never got to experience senior year in high school, because I opted to skip it for the college program that brought me to Seattle University in the first place. But even if I had a high school senior year, I don’t think I would be bombarded with as many of the questions I’ve listed below. Back then, the expectation was that I’d attend a university and major in something. It was always just a question of which university and which major.

But now that the end of my college experience is approaching, the questions I get from people have become frustrating and daunting. They’re just such big questions to ask and it’s only fall quarter, everyone. Read More.

How We Should Move Forward from the Ferguson Case Decision


Here’s my two cents about all the coverage on the Ferguson case decision that was announced today.

Today, the Ferguson case decision was made public to people all over the country via the news and social media. Imagine, people all over the country are aware of the injustice that occurred in Missouri.

That is so powerful…so awe-inspiring. Read More.

Senior Year: Fall Quarter: The Beginning

After a difficult junior year and three months abroad, I am finally back in a rhythm. Kind of. Like at the end of junior year this past June, I’ve still going through a lot of change. And I’m only about half way through fall quarter of my senior year.

But I’m a planner. So even with it being so early on in the year, I’m already working on setting goals and finding opportunities in preparation for the end of this year. Note, I’m one of those crazy seniors who does a lot. I pray you all don’t get overwhelmed with the list I’m about to share with you:

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New Series: Senior Secrets

A few nights ago, it hit me: I’m living my senior year of college and things are different. Doors are opening, others are closing. I’m asked big life questions on the daily.  The reality that it’s my senior year is hitting my friends and me harder everyday. So I’ve decided to write about it.  Read More.

The Language Complex of Tagalog

Baybayin Script: Tagalog in its ancient form.

Lately, there has been one thing that never seems to fail to get me excited: meeting people here in the States that speak Tagalog.

Since I returned, I’ve been encouraging my parents to speak to me in only Tagalog. And I push myself to speak as much Tagalog as I can when I’m home with them. It’s my way of returning to the Philippines while I continue my life here in Seattle.

But Tagalog is a confusing language to learn. Read More.

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