It’s so hot today; I can smell the tarmac at some places! I bought a cellphone yesterday, so I had no trouble finding Gabriel this morning. There was a classroom-workout by the department of Fitness and Health, and several boring but apparently important presentations about Academic Integrity, the University Police, and Health Services (Gabe slept through the first one :D).
After lunch, we had the immigration check-in. Then we decided to pay Victoria (our coordinator) a visit. Because it’s really impolite to go visit a girl without bringing a present, we decided to steal some 1-meter-across balloons that the International Students Organization had put up in the main hall (I still have some Intermate spirit inside me!). Three students we met at the check-in joined our criminal activity. We were just making some pictures of ourselves with the balloons (sorry, forgot to ask for them), when the University Police caught us red-handed.
A little disillusioned, we decided not to see Vic after all. So I went for a long walk up Squirrel Hill to buy a bike. It was a little expensive, but it’ll pay itself back if I use it regularly. I’ll probably go and exhaust myself in the park tonight.