Jackie Ruth

Jackie Ruth

Writer

Jackie Ruth is a senior multimedia journalism major from Reading, Pa. Jackie has moved more times than she can count, but Austin is the only place that feels like home to her. Some of her favorite things are puppies, music and Italian food.

This is Jackie's first semester at Longhorn Life. You can follow her on Twitter here.

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