Elysse Alvarado

Elysse Alvarado

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Elysse Alvarado is a sophomore journalism major from Dallas, Texas. Elysse's favorite pasttimes include museum hopping, giving her dogs belly rubs and searching for the perfect taco. She loves Vogue, Billie Holiday, The Great Gatsby and Anthony Bourdain. Elysse hopes to one day get paid to travel around the world and meet awesome people.

This is Elysse's first semester with Longhorn Life.

You can follow her on Twitter here.

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