Category Archives: Learning through Doing

Playing with the Gaze

My family is filled with football fans, ever since I can remember I’ve been surrounded by the culture of football. My cousin played and I went to almost all of the high school football games. However, my closest interactions with … Continue reading

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Back to Old Habits

The sport I decided to participate in was tennis. I began playing tennis at the age of four, when my parents would put me in the group clinics at the local country club. At the age of ten, I decided … Continue reading

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Feeling disabled

Running, this is for me one of the hardest things. As an athlete, I often dread all the times that I have to run. I chose running because I wanted to change my whole perspective on it. It has been … Continue reading

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Back on the field

I engaged with softball through participation. I joined a weekly pick up game that I found on meetup.com. The slow pitch softball game takes place every Sunday in the La Jolla area and group varies from singles and couples ranging … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Stands

To this day, I have yet to play actually ice-hockey. The closest I have ever came to professional ice-hockey is going to the ice-skating rink with my 7 year old cousin. Although a much softer form of the sport, it … Continue reading

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Experiencing and Spectating the Culture of E-sports

This is me playing Starcraft at Geisel Library. What I’m doing below is not illegal; my E-sports UCSD Starcraft club members practice often in Geisel. I have officially uninstalled the game (due to addiction in the past) in my laptop, … Continue reading

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Initially Inadequate at Indoor

I have played field hockey for eight years, but I have never played indoor field hockey.  This year a new indoor league was created in San Diego for players to keep their skills up in the offseason.  Initially the intention … Continue reading

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