Student Life

“How do you make a movement sustainable with drastic change?”

“I have recently found myself at a curious intersection between privilege and disadvantage.

"The foggy summer in the Sunset was a difficult transition for me at first. I felt completely overwhelmed adjusting to the city and academics. It wasn't long before the fog cleared, and I met and fell in love with my boyfriend Prince.

Somewhere around 6 a.m. the other morning, I stood at the kitchen counter, bleary-eyed and in nothing but briefs, steam rising around me.

“In addition to the challenge of learning how to teach, I went through an identity crisis. I had to go from being a carefree college student to a responsible role model, and I was woefully unprepared.

Nursing Students for Choice and Medical Students for Choice have once again coordinated the student-led elective, Family Planning and Reproductive Choices this winter.

“I consider myself a very lucky individual because I have the job of my dreams.

“I had an unconventional path to medicine, a career direction I never considered as recently as five years ago.

“What is the campus climate like?” posed Peter Crougan, the president of UCSF’s Graduate Professional Student Association (GPSA) at a recent GPSA meeting that focused discussion on diversity across campus.

“I believe that our life's journey always begins with a choice.