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Thank you for following me throughout my Takeover Tuesday! What a day, I am sure you all are ready to hit the bed and so am I so I can be ready to meet the finalists and cheer for UNC this weekend! If we win and rush franklin, you'll know where to find me 👍😄🎉 LET'S GO HEELS! Photo by Reuben Chemmanam. Class of 2020. #takeovertuesday
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March 1, 2017
Hitting the weights with Sammy here for a solid ending to the day. There's something just so simple but awesome about picking up heavy things with a bro. Even though the day is usually hectic enough, I like to make sure I empty out any left over energy I have by working out at the gym. (If you're wondering why Sam is so much more swole than me, that's because he eats dumbells when no one is looking #bodybuildingsecrets) Photo by Reuben Chemmanam. Class of 2020. #takeovertuesday
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We're nearing the end of the day my friends! I'll be honest, i'm running on fumes at this point but this awesome student government committee "Thanksgivespring" has me HYPE again! We have an even outside Lenoir to feed the homeless THIS Friday! Also we have our big feeding the homeless event on April 21st 11:30-2:00 pm near the old well where we serve around 2000 people! I hope to see you all there! Photo by Reuben Chemmanam. Class of 2020. #takeovertuesday
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Working off those pancakes at the Econ center in Gardner hall! Photo by Reuben Chemmanam. Class of 2020. #takeovertuesday
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PANCAKE DINNER at Newman Catholic Church with one of my friends from middle school and bunch of new friends! First years eat free on Wednesday nights at 5:30pm, you all should check out the Newman Center across from the Carolina Inn! Photo by Reuben Chemmanam. Class of 2020. #takeovertuesday
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Here is my favorite study spot at the Student Union! I like to hit the books hard then run downstairs and ca$h out with a solid nap in the meditation room! Oh the duality of the Union, not to mention Wendys ❤️. Photo by Reuben Chemmanam. Class of 2020. #takeovertuesday
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February 28, 2017
Right after my class on Tuesdays and Thursdays I like to sit on a wall by the quad with my best friend Sarah Dancausse to just say hi to friends who walk by and do something relaxing. Today we made a meme together. 10/10 recommend meme making for relaxation Photo by Reuben Chemmanam. Class of 2020. #takeovertuesday
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February 28, 2017
Hey friends I just finished up my Hist 89H class by Prof. Muller (featuring fellow scholar Junessa), where we talked about the development of the equal protection clause and its relevance to Japanese internment camps. 10/10 recommend this class! Last week we had Dr. Ted Shaw, who has argued in the Supreme Court with Justice Scalia, speak to our class!! Photo by Reuben Chemmanam.Class of 2020. #takeovertuesday
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February 28, 2017
Goooddd morning fellow Tarheels!! My name is Reuben Chemmanam and I am a First Year and HALF (cannot believe one semester has already gone by!) I am a declared biochem major. I will be giving you all a virtual guide of my Tuesday! I can't really tell you what to expect from my day because I never know what to expect from my day! Here's a pic of me kicking my day off, you know what they say "early bird gets a desk at davis" (or something) See you all in my next post from Honors First Year Seminar! Photo by Reuben Chemmanam 2020' #takeovertuesday
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