What’s it like living here (on campus)?
It’s great. There’s everything you need here. My dorm room was supposed to be a double but they didn’t have anyone take the other bed so I have the place to myself.
I go to classes, the dining halls, the gym, and hang out with my group [of friends]. There's four of us.
We know each other from kindergarten in Auburn, the three of us, our parents all know each other, we used to go to each other's houses all the time. And the fourth guy, he joined us in freshman year, he's from South Korea but his parents now know our parents.
Thoughts on Technology
As a computer science and engineering student, what are you looking forward to seeing happen in technology?
I really like what Elon Musk is doing with the idea of AI (artificial intelligence) and autonomous vehicles (self-driving cars). The one thing is it probably won't work with large trucks around the more rural parts, because it's a lot more difficult to control high mass vehicles.
Trump As A Leader
How do you feel about Trump and his stance on women and minorities?
I don’t agree with it, that women or any minorities should be treated any differently than anyone else, but...my dad and I, we respect his position.
What do you admire about Trump as a leader?
Because he says what he's going to do and he does it? He worked hard to build his company. So he earned it, and he deserves the power he has now. Even though I don’t agree with everything he says, he’s going to be our leader and that’s okay, we accept it as it is. He’s not perfect, but no one is.
The Confederate Flag
There’s a confederate flag hanging here...what does it stand for to you?
It was taken down in South Carolina, which was not good for us. We don’t fly it outside our house anymore. It used to be hanging out and now there’s a lot of negativity around it, because people think it’s about racism.
What does it really mean?
It’s not about racism, it’s about traditional culture, just like the Civil War was about the economy and a way of life.
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