May 26, 2013

Rachel and I have been looking for a new place to live because, well, the rent. One of the options we’ve been considering is finding a house and sharing it with our friend Liz and another guy, Matt, a friend of a friend who has been looking for a place as well.[…] Read more  »

Majority Rules

November 7, 2012

Obama wins an absolute majority of the popular vote, the first time a Democrat has done that since FDR. Including plurality wins, Democrats have won the popular vote in five out of the past six elections.

Beginning of the End of the Beginning | Loma Linda University School of Medicine Student Blog

November 6, 2012

I’ll start with the best part: Friday, I presented my thesis proposal––and passed! I’ve spent the rest of the weekend being ecstatic. Typically, the response from others follows a somewhat less enthusiastic motif. “Wow, that’s great…what does it mean? Do you start med school now?”

No, I’m not going to start med school anytime soon,[…] Read more  »

PhD Candidate!

October 27, 2012

Yesterday I presented and defended my PhD thesis. Spoiler: I passed! I’m now a PhD candidate, meaning that the only thing standing between me and my first doctorate…is more than a year of dedicated research.

It’s kind of a big deal, as they say, so I’m going to allow a bit of self-satisfaction.[…] Read more  »