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Today was a loooOong day. I just came back from a 3hr+ Undergraduate Senate Committee Meeting. I'm a Senator on the Finance committee so I work to appropriate student funds to student organizations. This was my first *official* time doing it, so it was a bit stressful. However, I know that next time will be smoother! 😁Anyways, I made it back to my friend's dorm for some late night Moe's/studying/hanging out. On that note, it's been really awesome giving y'all a look into my Tuesday. Thanks for following along, good night 🌙 - Photo by my bf Andrew. #takeovertuesday
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September 20, 2017
I was taking a little stroll to clear my mind and I found a pretty cool stone table in the middle of a forested area. What an ideal study spot?! I love finding outdoor study spots so I'm over the moon right now. Time to grind on some work! Should I do entrepreneurship homework, a policy analysis problem set or mock trial? Hmm...I think mock trial wins. Stay tuned to see what extracurricular involvement the evening brings! 😁 - Filter by #vsco, photo by Tyla Gomez '20 #TakeoverTuesday
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September 19, 2017
Ran into my good friend Karla just in time for our Politics of Public Policy class. Karla pledged Delta Sigma Pi (a business fraternity) with me last semester and I'm happy to have her in this class with me! The class itself is pretty cool. Professor Smith is amazing! She always encourages me to think critically about our government. I would encourage anyone passionate or interested in government to take PLCY 220 - Photo by Tyla Gomez '20 #TakeoverTuesday
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September 19, 2017
Good morning, everyone!! My name is Tyla Gomez and I'm a sophomore scholar from good ole Greenville, NC. I'm majoring in Public Policy with a Pre-Business minor. Speaking of public policy, I'm currently on my way to my first class of the day: Public Policy Analysis and Innovation. I'm super excited to show y'all my busy busy Tuesday 😌 Photo by Tyla Gomez '20 #TakeoverTuesday
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September 19, 2017
The Year in Review is approved. Now off to the printer! #ComingSoon
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September 15, 2017
Today was brought to you by rain boots, excel spreadsheets, and copious amounts of glitter. Thanks for following along with my adventures at the best place on earth, goodnight and go heels! Shawen Conway '20 #takeovertuesday
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September 13, 2017
I spend a lot of time thinking about the sweet students I taught in elementary literacy class during my summer internship with @amyfoundationsa. Their love of learning and genuine care for each other inspires me daily to be a better student and friend in all areas of my life. Shawen Conway '20 #takeovertuesday
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Sorry for the post delay...but it's BID DAY!! Lots of scholars are involved in Greek life, such as myself, Lizzie Russler '20 (who created the amazing banner seen above) and new members Francie Sentilles and Chandler Simpson '21!!! Shawen Conway '20 #takeovertuesday
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September 12, 2017
My first class of the day was Global Policy Issues with my friend Kim and scholar Ashley Meise '20! We've been learning about international approaches to current world issues like the Refugee Crisis and terrorism threats. Afterwards I came straight to the business school for office hours to ask some questions before my Operations Management class this afternoon. Getting here early also gives me an excuse to grab a bagel from Einstein's! Shawen Conway '20 #takeovertuesday
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