Back home in Los Angeles, rowing was not a well-known or well-understood sport. Frankly, in high school, I had not even considered becoming involved. It was during orientation week here at Rice when one of my peer advisors, the then acting men's captain of Rice Crew, introduced me to the sport. He pitched … Continue reading A Cox’s Perspective
"Life is not a spectator sport." Happy New Year! It is 2014, and I cannot believe how fast 2013 came and went. I have been home in Los Angeles for a little over two weeks now for winter break, and boy has it been good to be home and de-stress! Finals week was tough, but … Continue reading “Life is not a …
After my Chancellor's Scholarship interview at the University of Pittsburgh (this interview took place right after my two interviews at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine for its 8-year BA/MD program), the dean of the Honors College presented a book to me titled "Many Sleepless Nights: The World of Organ Transplantation." This book had … Continue reading Organ Donation: Would you consider it?
Through my internship at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, I am able to participate in countless opportunities such as the Baker Institute's 20th Anniversary Gala that occurred on November 8th. This event was attended by both Presidents H.W. and G.W. Bush as well as Secretary of State James Baker and Ambassador Djerejian. I had … Continue reading The Baker Institute’s 20th Anniversary Gala
"The pursuit of excellence had been my objective in life." Wow! It has been a while since I have last written a post. But as you can imagine, I have been incredibly consumed with all that is college. I can finally officially say that I am in college at Rice!! What a crazy thought. Having … Continue reading “The pursuit of …”
I'm writing this post from my hotel room in Houston. Move-in time tomorrow is 8:15 am (yes, very early...especially with the two hour time difference). Before I will get very busy with orientation-related matters (will keep you updated with these), I thought I would jot down a few notes of reflection and gratitude. High school … Continue reading Thoughts on the Night Before Move-In
This past summer was full of adventures (when I could find time to squeeze them in, in between work and sleep). My friends and I made it a point to soak up as much Southern California culture as possible before we departed for college. One of my favorite day trips was a road trip down … Continue reading PCH Road Trip in a Day