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Grant

Grant Bagne '18

Home Town: Placentia, CA
Major: Business Administration

Favorite place on campus: Wennes Meditation Chapel
Favorite CLU Activity: Intramural Sports Hall Cup Tournment

"My favorite thing about Cal Lutheran is the sense of community.  The quality of the students I have met at this school are the outstanding and the friendships I have made will be life lasting.  Everybody seems so happy, and the staff and faculty give individualized attention and make students feel special.  Cal Lutheran is a great place for students to discover their purpose."

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Anna

Anna Berg '17

Home Town: Thousand Oaks, CA
Major: Biochemistry

Favorite place on campus: Wennes Meditation Chapel
Favorite CLU Activity: Scandinavian Festival 

"I am grateful for the opportunities that CLU has offered me. I appreciate teachers that care about me, classes that invigorate me, and an environment that inspires me."

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Kirsten

Kirsten Brock '16

Home Town: Litchfield, MN
Major: Communication & Art

Favorite place on campus: Woken Walk & The Running Trails to Cross on Mt. Clef Ridge
Favorite CLU Activity: CLU Athletics Events

"I am so happy to be part of the CLU community. All of the people here, and the opportunities available on campus, have made me feel so at home and excited for my future."

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Bryson

Bryson Contrades '18

Home Town: Ewa Beach, HI
Major: Business Administration

Favorite place on campus: Starbucks
Favorite CLU Activity: The Student Support Services SOAR Program

"I fell in love with CLU because of the genuine kidness I experienced while visiting. CLU has become a second home full of opportunities, enthusiasm and success. I have experienced full on support from friends, faculty and staff and couldn't ask for a better place to continue my education."

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Andrea

Andrea Delgadillo '18

Home Town: San Francisco, CA
Major: Business Administration

Favorite place on campus: The CLU Rocks
Favorite CLU Activity: The InCLUsive Overnight Program

"I fell in love with CLU because of the genuine kidness I experienced while visiting. CLU has become a second home full of opportunities, enthusiasm and success. I have experienced full on support from friends, faculty and staff and couldn't ask for a better place to continue my education."

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Sarah

Sarah Delgado '17

Home Town: La Mirada, CA
Major: Multimedia

Favorite place on campus: Starbucks
Favorite CLU Activity: Homecoming Carnival

"It's the simplest things that remind me daily that I made the right decision in choosing Cal Lutheran. The campus possesses a unique energy that immediately makes you feel welcome."

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Sarah

Sarah Girgis '18

Home Town: San Diego, CA
Major: Marketing Communication

Favorite place on campus: The Forrest Fitness Center
Favorite CLU Activity: Improv

"The people that Cal Lutheran attracts and admits are what makes this school so special.  Everyone's friendliness goes beyond a simple hello when you run into a classmate at Jamba Juice or need a seat in the library when it's packed during finals week. The people here make it not only a campus, but a community. "

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Diana

Diana Hernandez '16

Home Town: Ojai, CA
Major: Psychology

Favorite place on campus: Kingsmen Park
Favorite CLU Activity: The InCLUsive Overnight Program

"My favorite thing about Cal Lutheran is the individual attention you receive from your professors and the student population. All the professors take the time to know your name and take an interest in your life, and the students are all friendly open to meeting new people. It is impossible not make friends here at CLU!"

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Kim

Kim Jensen '16

Home Town: Oro Valley, AZ
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies

Favorite place on campus: Samuelson Chapel
Favorite CLU Activity: Common Ground & Improv

"The size of the campus is what really drew me to Cal Lutheran, that and the physical beauty of campus; I love hiking to the cross. I also love how my professors take an interest in my success and personally see that I am taking the steps to make my dreams and goals a reality. I have discovered how small the world really is by coming to Cal Lutheran and the connections this small world brings through Cal Lutheran are unimaginable."

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Josie

Josie McDaniel '16

Home Town: San Marcos, CA
Major: Art

Favorite place on campus: The Cross on Mt. Clef Ridge
Favorite CLU Activity: Homecoming & Family Weekend

"Cal Lutheran has quickly become a second and much loved home for me. The people are friendly and inviting, the professors are helpful and supportive, and there are amazing opportunities for everyone. You can tell that the students genuinely care about the school, and the Cal Lutheran really cares about its' students."

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Taylor

Taylor McMaster '16

Home Town: Newberg, OR
Major: Marketing Communication

Favorite place on campus: Kingsmen Park
Favorite CLU Activity: CLU Athletic Events

"Coming to Cal Lutheran has been an adventure in itself. The friends I’ve made, the experiences I have had, the connections that have been presented, and the things I have learned have helped open my eyes to what the world has to offer. It has truly been an enriching experience thus far, and I know I will only continue to grow and expand my horizons as my journey continues here at Cal Lutheran."

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Christina

Christina Sharkey '17

Home Town: San Francisco, CA
Major: Biology

Favorite place on campus: Kingsmen Park & The Pearson Library
Favorite CLU Activity: Club Lu Events


"Cal Lutheran is filled with positive and cheerful people. I chose the school because I love the community-feel of the campus and the endless amount of opportunities that students have to improve their academic experience."

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Charmaine

Charmaine Shih '18

Home Town: Hong Kong
Major: Interdisciplinary Educational Studies

Favorite place on campus: Jack's Corner
Favorite CLU Activity: Improv & Painting the CLU Rocks


"Cal Lutheran is a place that not only drives us to succeed in our education but also flourish as individuals. We are able to push ourselves academically since we are offered such a wide range of classes. We are given many opportunities to find and to learn more about ourselves as individuals in this world, not only through our classes but also through our diverse student body. With such diversity on campus we are exposed to many different sets of cultures and beliefs that help us on our journey to finding ourselves. Personally I think that the most important concept that we are taught is to discover our purpose as individuals in everywhere that we go and in every situation that we are in."

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Alec

Alec Sprague '18

Home Town: Chula Vista, CA
Major: Communication

Favorite place on campus: The Student Support Services Office
Favorite CLU Activity: Intramural Sports


"When deciding what College to attend, I knew that I wanted a strong sense of community, which is exactly what Cal Lu has to offer. The school makes everyone feel welcome, it is an overwhelming presence that is felt around the campus. This school not only gives students the tools to succeed in life, but the guidance to effectively use these tools. I love Cal Lu, and going here is one of the best decisions that I have made. "

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Talia

Talia Van Wingerden '18

Home Town: Carpinteria, CA
Major: Marketing Communication

Favorite place on campus: The Hike to the Cross on Mt. Clef Ridge
Favorite CLU Activity: Intramural Sports & Zumba Classes


"Cal Lutheran feels like home. I love the community feel and everybody is so friendly! The campus is beautiful and the class sizes are perfect where you can have a great relationship with your caring professors. This school will prepare you for graduation and beyond because they truly want a bright future for all of their students. I have learned I have an endless amount of opportunity and I will have Cal Lutheran's support throughout my journey."

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Cesar

Cesar Velazquez '16

Home Town: Commerce, CA
Major: Psychology

Favorite place on campus: The Cross on Mt. Clef Ridge
Favorite CLU Activity: Playfair from New Student Orientation & Improv


"My favorite thing about CLU is definitely the people. No matter where you are on the campus everybody is willing to help you out and is friendly as can be. The school is so welcoming it is a perfect home away from home."

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Carlee

Carlee Wood '17

Home Town: San Diego, CA
Major: Communication

Favorite place on campus: The swingset in Buth Park
Favorite CLU Activity: Improv


"Cal Lutheran offers the individual attention every student deserves, both in and out of the classroom. The amazing amount of support and opportunities here not only help you succeed in classes of your chosen major, but also to become more a more well-rounded person overall!"

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