Identity by May

I don’t like to put very personal things in my public, especially me, but I guess I can write some basic things about me. So the type of identity I’m going to write about is name identity.

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Identity by India

My racial identity is something I am constantly grappling with. It isn’t something I ever try to hide. My openness about it actually scored me a spot in my school’s annual freshmen poetry slam. Much of my writing centers around my mixed race identity, specifically being Chinese and white.

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Twinny’s SMART Goals

S: To be able to figure out my schedule for fall quarter. I have a hold of my course schedule for UW, i’ve never had a schedule like it before. The classes are 2-3 times a week, there’s scheduled seminars and there’s scheduled test dates throughout a 3 month period which is a quarter. I suppose what I need to do is try to familiarize myself with the schedule and visualize what it’s like to practice it.

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Francisco’s SMART Goals

One of my goals this year is to have really good grades in school and to pass all my classes and hopefully end with a 3.7 or higher GPA. I will achieve this goal by not slacking off in class and actually paying attention, not being on my phone and not talking to friends. I have a whole year to complete this and hopefully it stays like that for the other three years.

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Outdoors 101 with Hana

This week was all about the outdoors. Our classes were filled with information about hiking, camping, and much more. On Tuesday we started off by doing an activity with leaves, shells, and animal skulls. These objects were placed around a table and using a guide filled with hints we had to identify each type of leaf or animal. Through this activity I was able to learn about the different trees and animals surrounding our environment.

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Collecting Moments

I’ve had a hard time putting together a blog post for the theme of S.M.A.R.T. goals and personal sustainability. I have a lot of dreams for my future. I want to become a better runner, get into UW, become fluent in Spanish, travel the world, make a difference, and so much more. I wasn’t sure how to write about any of these aspirations. While brainstorming for days about what to make this article focus on, I started thinking a lot about my most cherished memories and what in my life makes me happiest.

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