UNT Professional Leadership Program Graduation

What a good looking cluster! The Professional Leadership Program had its end of the year banquet last Wednesday. I've learned so much through this program. It was weird being the youngest person in the room, but knowing that I was the first TAMS student to be a PLP member meant a lot. I'm really going to miss all the friends I made.

Extreme Makeover: Money Edition

Yesterday, we learned that Alexander Hamilton will remain on the face of the $10 bill, and Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist who led many slaves to freedom by way of the "underground railroad", will instead be replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. We also found out that the back of the 10 dollar bill will now be an image honoring all of the suffragettes who fought for women's right to vote and helped introduce the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution. I think it's wonderful to acknowledge the efforts of "more recent" change-makers in our nation by placing icons of certain movements like slavery and women's suffrage on something that is so commonplace yet instrumental in our daily lives:

We Won a Hackathon!

This weekend, a couple of my friends (Ashish Chowdary, Sai Kamma, Kunaal Kumar, and Adil Virani) and I attended HackDFW, one of Dallas’s premier hackathons. For those of you who are unfamiliar with hackathons, they are 24-hour competitions where teams try to create something that will solve a problem. Usually, participants will create an app or a website, but sometimes they will use hardware such as Oculus Virtual Reality headsets or Raspberry Pis (mini computers that are programmable to do practically anything). After their product is created, the teams will present their project in an exposition to several judges. The teams with the top 7 scores from the expo judges then move on to the fin

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