Mariela Alvarez ’16
Hobbies: Latino Student Union
Favorite Pitzer class: Sociology of Education
Fun Fact: I was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco!
Ben Cowan ’18 (Social Media Intern)
Hobbies: A Cleaner Tomorrow, Ultimate frisbee, Studio 47, Photography club, Pitzer Outdoor Adventures
Favorite Pitzer class: Intro to Linguistics
Fun Fact: I grew up on an island in the Pacific Northwest.
Feby Boediarto ’17
Major: Environmental Analysis
Hobbies: A Cleaner Tomorrow, Sustainable Links
Favorite Pitzer class: Environmental Documentaries
Fun Fact: My favorite place is the desert!
Livvy Feeney ’18
Hobbies: Pitzer Outdoor Adventures, Feminist Coalition, Fast Forward dance show, Camp AP
Favorite Pitzer class: African Dance
Fun Fact: I could probably live off of peanut butter.
Alyssa Glass-Keyes ’16
Major: Critical Theory and Social Justice
Hobbies: The Grove House
Favorite Pitzer class: Queer Feminist Theory
Fun Fact: I love the California coast!
Kat Harhai ’18
Hobbies: A Cleaner Tomorrow, Green Initiative Fund, New Student Mentor/OA Leader
Favorite Pitzer class: Environmental Science, Policy, and Politics
Fun Fact: I play the ukulele.
Shelby Hyman ’16
Hobbies: Grove House Committee, SAC, Kohoutek Committee, Pitzer Outdoor Adventures, Kostume Klub
Favorite Pitzer class: Pitzer in Ontario / Hip Hop & Incarceration
Fun Fact: I have worked at the Grove House every year and lived at the Grove House last year!
Jada Jones ’17
Favorite Pitzer class: Linguistic Anthropology
Fun Fact: Once I auditioned for a game show and made it to the final round.
Jennifer Kaku ’18
Major: Sociocultural Anthropology
Hobbies: Asian Pacific American Coalition, Center for Asian Pacific American Students
Favorite Pitzer class: Fieldworks
Fun Fact: I lived in Tokyo, Japan for two years.
John Kalapos ’17
Major: Political Studies & Environmental Analysis
Hobbies: The Grove House, Pitzer Outdoor Adventures, Student Senate
Favorite Pitzer class: Agriculture and Political Rebellion
Fun Fact: I make a delicious peach crumble.
Alexander Landau ’18
Major: Environmental Analysis & Media Studies
Hobbies: Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive, Inner Tube Water Polo, A Cleaner Tomorrow, Eco Center
Favorite Pitzer class: Intro to Environmental Analysis / View of the World
Fun Fact: I am half British.
AJ Leon ’18
Major: Environment & Sustainability, Economics
Hobbies: Claremont Climate Justice, Economics tutor, Spanish conversation group leader
Favorite Pitzer class: Intro to Environmental Analysis
Fun Fact: I was born in Colombia and moved to the US at the age of six.
Gabriel Madrid ’17
Hobbies: Judicial Council, Prison Education Project volunteer, Pitzer Legal Society vice president
Favorite Pitzer class: Juvenile Delinquency
Fun Fact: I am a motivational speaker for youth at risk.
Sam Malech ’18
Major: Mathematical Economics
Hobbies: Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Tennis team
Favorite Pitzer class: Mathematics for 3-D Printing
Fun Fact: I speak German and I have played Bridge for five years.
Ritika Rao ’17
Major: International Relations
Hobbies: Student Senate, The Student Life writer, The Peel writer, Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy writer
Favorite Pitzer class: History of the World Since 1492
Fun Fact: Reddit is my life, I love reading fictional autobiographies, horror is my favorite genre on any platform, and I love debating social and political issues.
Alex Ruiz ’17
Major: Biology & Economics
Favorite Pitzer class: Intro to Sociology
Fun Fact: I am a first generation student.
Jessa Stein ’17
Major: Sociology & Feminist Public Health
Hobbies: Student Senate, dance, volunteering
Favorite Pitzer class: Secularism and Skepticism
Fun Fact: This past summer I studied abroad in Costa Rica and traveled to India!
Casey Venturelli ’16
Major: Interdisciplinary Movement Studies and Holistic Healing
Hobbies: Grove House kitchen, Grove House committee, Pitzer Outdoor Adventures, dance
Favorite Pitzer class: Pitzer in Ontario
Fun Fact: I am proficient at milking goats.
Tiana Wu ’16
Hobbies: Ultimate frisbee, Asian Pacific American Coalition, Student Senate
Favorite Pitzer class: Mathematics for 3-D Printing / Introduction to GIS
Fun Fact: I am not allergic to anything and not a very picky eater which makes me easy to feed and satisfy!