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Caroline Bates (she/hers)

Orlando, FL
SOC MAJOR: Radio/Television/Film // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Introduction to Photography // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Norbucks // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Try as many different positions on a film set as you can! You never know which roles you'll end up loving.
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Mark Berry (He/him, They/them)

Alexandria, VA
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Revolting Bodies with Maj Kargbo // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: The LakeFill!!!!! // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Take a breath! You have 4 years, don't overload yourself just now.
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James Cavanaugh-Gialloreto (He/His)

Robbinsville, New Jersey
SOC MAJOR: Communication Studies // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Theories of Persuasion // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Mod Pizza // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Be honest with yourself and cut yourself some slack! Your here for a reason.
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Lou Conte (She/Hers)

San Francisco, CA
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Cities in Society // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Shakespeare Garden // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Pursue quality over quantity when you're making friends 🙂
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Sunnie Eraso (SHe/Her)

Livingston, NJ
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Women in Rock with Professor Austern or Intro to Performance Studies with Dr. Truscott (so far) // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: The hidden garden by Deering! // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: I would spend less time trying to be "the girl who did this or that" and spend MORE time just pursuing every wonderful opportunity that I would've regretted ending my college experience without 🙂
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Elena Garcia-Schroeder (SHE/HERS)

Ann Arbor, MI
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Musicianship 256 // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: North Beach or anywhere along the lake fill! // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Trust that you are where you are meant to be and that you will find your people and place on campus!
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Alexa Goldstein

Bethesda, Maryland
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: The Lakefill! // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Don’t be afraid to get involved with groups on campus!
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Haley Groth (She/Her)

Palm Harbor, FL
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Introduction to Creative Writing! // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Deering Field is the perfect place to just chill and unwind with the most beautiful scenery ever 🙂 // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: It's okay if you don't feel settled in the second you step on campus—adjusting to such a huge change takes time. Give yourself room to grow! You will definitely find your niche, so relax and go with the flow.
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Kate Hancuch (SHe/HER)

Medina, MN
SOC MAJOR: Communication Studies // FAVORITE NU CLASS: COMM_ST 275-0 Pers Images-Rhet of Pop Cult // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Anywhere on the lakefill!// ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Spend more time enjoying different classes. Picking a major does not need to happen overnight.
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Maxwell Johnson

Amery, Wisconsin
SOC MAJOR: Communication Studies // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Power in Entertainment // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Deering Library // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Don’t pressure yourself to do everything your first year. As you move through Northwestern you’ll grow and change in some of the best ways. Everything is going to work out so don’t stress out too much, just live in the moment.
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Kat Kosup (She/Her)

St. Louis, Missouri
SOC MAJOR: Communication Studies // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Theories on Persuasion or History of Philosophy (Early Modern) // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Norris or the lakefill
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Molly McDermott (She/Her)

Morris Plains, NJ
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Philosophy of Religion! // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Ground floor Norris // ADVICE TO MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Take time for yourself!
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Maddie Morse

New York City, NY
SOC MAJOR: Radio/Television/Film // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Any RTVF or Psych classes! // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Ford for studying and Norris for food 🙂 // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Let yourself take a break
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Payton Shearn (She/Her, They/Them)

Chicago, IL
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Intro to Shakespeare with Professor Masten // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: North Tower of University Library
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Chele Stuart (She/Her)

East Tawas, MI
SOC MAJOR: Radio/Television/Film // FAVORITE NU CLASS: RTVF 376-0 with Stephan Moore // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: The garden next to Deering Library // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Open yourself up to trying new things, and continue to do them because you want to! You don't have to finish everything you start the first year.
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Alexa Takeuchi (She/Her)

Fresno, CA
SOC MAJOR: Communication Sciences and Disorders // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Food & Performance with Professor Baptista // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: the lakefill // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Buy a hammock!!
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Sidney Tennil (SHE/HER)

St. Peters, MO
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Fundamentals of Directing // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Norbucks // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: It's okay to take time to get settled into college before you start joining clubs and getting more involved.
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Michael Tinney (HE/HIM)

Mbabane, Eswatini
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Race and Society (Sociology 208) // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: The bridge next to Bienen that leads to the Lake Fill. I love the noise footsteps make on it // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Explore everything else you want to explore so that you know you have chosen the right path.
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Annie Tsui (She/Her)

Palo Alto, CA
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Improv for Engineers (not that I've taken it yet, I just think its an amazing class) // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: North Beach during Springtime // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF:Take it easy! Meet new people 🙂
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Jessica Vallan (She/Her)

Oakland, CA
SOC MAJOR: Radio/Television/Film // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Intro to Film and Its Literatures // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: Shakespeare Garden // ADVICE TO MY FIRST YEAR SELF: You don't have to have everything figured out immediately! Go at your own pace and be kind to yourself every step of the way.
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Adam Wysocki (he/him)

Rolling Meadows, IL
SOC MAJOR: Theatre // FAVORITE NU CLASS: Reading and Writing Poetry // FAVORITE SPOT ON CAMPUS: The Tech rooms late at night // ADVICE FOR MY FIRST YEAR SELF: Define success in your own terms