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Hey there! I'm Solange, also known as "Solo". I'm a junior majoring in Biology, class of 2014. A past Orientation Leader, current Vice President of the Harborside Activities Board as well as the Programming and Marketing chair of the Residence Hall Association and also your 2012 Homecoming Duchess!

True Life: I’m a Student Leader

Harborside Activites Board

Harborside Activites Board

Alarm goes off, it’s time to brush the teeth, do the hair, and put on some “dress for success” clothing. Look at the mirror one last time before heading out the door with the words in my head, “Students look up to you daily, so leave the problems here, and smile on.” The Daily Grind Every day when I head … Continue reading

Save Lids to Save Lives

Making Key Chains

Making key chains

I always felt a major thing this campus lacked was bringing awareness of disabilities or cancers or anything of the sort to the students and faculty. I figured if I started with one thing, it would be a major success with the tight knit campus that we have! So I decided to start the Yoplait Save Lids to Save Lives … Continue reading

Mr and Miss USF Pageant 2012

The sashes

The sashes

Last Spring I participated in the Mr and Miss University of South Florida Scholarship Pageant, taking home the USF Miss People’s Choice 2012. I never really got to tell the story from my end, and I figure this will be the perfect opportunity to do so from the beginning. During winter break last year, I saw a post on the … Continue reading