(For a week.)
After eating a slice of carrot cake today and realizing that it was 100% vegan, me and my friend were thinking… Maybe we could actually survive being vegan for a week at Pomona. The dining halls here do a really good job of accommodating different diets from vegan, to vegetarian, to gluten-free. So just as a fun challenge, I’m going to go vegan for a total of five days (Thursday to Monday) and will be documenting every meal that I eat.
Whew I can’t believe it’s only been a week since school has started. (Two weeks since I left home.) Umm course registration was kind of hellish because it was like a mad rush for classes. We got a kinda crappy sign up time but I still got the classes I wanted - just not the exact professors. Sooo I’m currently enrolled in:
It’s not the most interesting schedule but it’s mainly because of the pre-med route and required ID course and PE credit. My afternoons are pretty free but I have to get up hellsa early… yoga is at 8:10am on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and chem starts at 9am on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Sciences are so intense here because they almost always meet three times a week, and have an afternoon lab once a week that can last anywhere from two to four hours.
But all in all, I’m quite liking my classes. Yoga has been really refreshing and lets me take my mind off things. Chem is super intense, our professor knows whats up holy crap these formula derivations doe. Bio is kinda boring… lectures are a bore but these problem sets are insane. Soc is going to be pretty interesting and I’m liking the small classroom environment. And I’m super excited about my ID course because learning about the political, economic, social, and cultural significance of dance is pretty amazing. Quote from one of our books… (about house dance) “the combination of ‘hard’ dancing, sonic energy, and the repetitive, incantatory-like song lyrics of house dance, may induce a transformative spirit of communitas or grace.” Club dancing = graceful? Yes, tell me more please.
And on a side note. Food is soooo good. My professors are bomb - first name basis holla. I still haven’t quite clicked with people in my hall, and especialllyyy my roommate sigh. It’s kind of frustrating but she is by far one of the most introverted, anti-social people I have ever met. I try to make small talk with her and she just kind of shuts it down. I don’t know how to get her out of her shell. On the bright side, I’m super tight with the girl from my OA group and she’s really been my support (both emotionally and academically) these past few days. :) Jess you da bomb.