Meet the 2020/21 Student Workers!  Find out their answers to these questions:
What is your ideal meal? 
What is one of your happy places?

Kanyana Norah Ntagungira ’22
Issue Based Organizer: Arts for Social Change
Kigali, Rwanda – Psychology and Studio Art
Ideal meal: A scrumptious grilled cheese with only the sharpest of cheddars and swiss cheese on a grainy & seedy bread.
Happy place: Sitting under the shade of a big tree.

 

Vicky Vargas-Castro ’21
Issue Based Organizer: College Access
Waukegan, IL – Psychology & Educational Studies
Ideal meal:
Happy place:

 

Shouayee Vue ’22
Issue Based Organizer: College Access

Saint Paul, MN – Computer Science
Ideal meal: A bowl of fluffy, white Jasmine rice in water with juicy pork belly dipped in Hmong pepper sauce for the main course, and green sour mangoes with a dried ground pepper in fish sauce dip for dessert!
Happy place: At home on my couch where I spend many hours playing video games.

 

Anna Kleven ’21
Issue Based Organizer: Environment & Sustainability

Minneapolis, MN – Geography and Community & Global Health
Ideal meal: A moscow mule + lamb chops + mint sauce + peaches + a whole tray of baklava 
Happy place: The benches outside Dunn Bros in the sun with all the dogs. 

 

Zahra Jumani ’23
Issue Based Organizer: 
Health & Wellness 
Naperville, IL – Economics
Ideal meal: I am a big fan of Italian food, so I’d say anything with pasta!
Happy place: One of my happy places is my home back in Pakistan. Though I don’t get to visit often, the memories I make are unforgettable!
CEC-healthwellness@macalester.edu

 

Alyssa Rauschenberger ’22
Issue Based Organizer: Housing, Work, and Food Justice (Fall 2020)
Urbana, IL –  International Studies
Ideal meal:
Happy place:

 

Nita Senesathith ’21
Issue Based Organizer: Housing, Work, and Food Justice (Spring 2021)
Vientiane, Laos – Psychology
Ideal meal: Home food (any Lao food)
Happy place: 
Home with family

 

Emma Malcolm ’23
Issue Based Organizer: Immigrants & Refugees
Brooklyn NY
Ideal meal: A BLT and an iced coffee
Happy place: Provincetown, Cape Cod where my family has visited every summer since I was born!

 

Emma Smith
Issue Based Organizer: Spanish Language Opportunities
Poulsbo, WA – International Studies and Latin American Studies
Ideal meal: A night of tapas!
Happy place: I love being out in nature especially on the coast or in the mountains in alpine meadows. 

 

Ariel Hasak-Lowy ’21
Issue Based Organizer: Youth & Tutoring

Evanston, IL –  Art History
Ideal meal: Sushi!
Happy place: Swimming in any body of water

 

Audrey Kellar ’22
Issue Based Organizer: Youth & Tutoring
Proctor, MN – Neuroscience
Ideal meal: Tortellini with good pesto
Happy place:
On a pontoon with my family on a perfect summer day

 

Lola Brown ’23
Issue Based Organizer: Policy & Justice Work
Hopkins, MN – Political Science
Ideal meal: Always spaghetti
Happy place: Long Lake, Wisconsin

 

Sarah Gotbetter ’22
LOC Coordinator
Weston, MA – Psychology & Economics
Ideal meal: Lots of fruit and chocolate!
Happy place: In the mountains!

 

Ana Gvozdic ’21
Student Coordinator for Reflection
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Peace and Conflict Studies
Ideal meal: Hard to choose, but probably something with vegetables in a peanut sauce!
Happy place: A spot overlooking the Neretva river in my hometown
cec-reflection@macalester.edu

 

Lizzy Burton ’21
Office Assistant
Tulsa, OK – Political Science and Urban Studies 
Ideal meal: Green curry
Happy place: My  backyard in Tulsa with my golden doodle!

 

Zaryn Prussia ’23
Office Assistant
Duluth, MN – Undeclared
Ideal meal: Sushi and fried chicken
Happy place: The dance studio