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Nicole Ahlering '16

Home Town: San Diego, CA
Major: Communication

Favorite place on campus: The area around the Old West Residence Halls
Favorite CLU Activity: Club Lu: Movie in the Park

"I don't have one bad thing to say about CLU. I love being a student here and I love the campus and the people just as much."

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Donovan Argueta '14

Home Town: Palmdale, CA
Major: Bioenineering

Favorite place on campus: The Flagpoles
Favorite CLU Activity: Buh-Bye Bash

"My favorite part of Cal Lu is the welcoming environment. You are an important person here, not just another face."

Emily Behrs '14

Home Town: San Rafael, CA
Major: Communication

Favorite place on campus: Kingsmen Park
Favorite CLU Activity: Rock the Campus

"My favorite thing about CLU is how welcoming and involved the community is. CLU has something to offer for every individual."

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Hannah Boelman '14

Home Town: Ladera Ranch, CA
Major: Psychology

Favorite place on campus: The swings in Buth Park
Favorite CLU Activity: Home Football Games

"Cal Lutheran is my favorite place. The second you walk on campus you feel welcomed and at home. It is an awesome community with endless opportunities."

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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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Henry Bulmer '17

Home Town: Valencia, CA
Major: Criminal Justice

Favorite place on campus: The Pederson Hall Lounge
Favorite CLU Activity: Ping Pong

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Joette Carini '14

Home Town: San Diego, CA
Major: Political Science

Favorite place on campus: Standing at the flagpole and looking down the spine at Gumby
Favorite CLU Activity: Improv!

"I love Cal Lutheran because you truly feel like you have a second home there. Everyone is so friendly and supportive, it's impossible to feel like you don't belong."

Katie Carroll '14

Home Town: Yakima, WA
Major: Liberal Studies

Favorite place on campus: Poulson Tennis Center
Favorite CLU Activity: Service Day

"I love Cal Lutheran because it is a second home for me. I am always surrounded by people who care about and support me in whatever I want to do."

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Destiny Dulaney '14

Home Town: Santa Clarita, CA
Major: Biology

Favorite place on campus: The Pearson Library
Favorite CLU Activity: CLU Improv

"CLU is amazing in all aspects. The professors are wonderful, the people are so nice and welcoming, and the campus is beautiful. CLU has something to offer for everyone!"

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Eric Foster '14

Home Town: Santa Clarita, CA
Major: Psychology & Religion

Favorite place on campus: Chapel Lane
Favorite CLU Activity: CLU's Improv Troupe!

"I love the community CLU is able to provide. It is a small campus with a huge unique personality. Being able to walk anywhere on campus and say "hi" to so many different people I have come to know is one of the many perks of attending CLU."

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Hilary Glossbrenner '14

Home Town: Bakersfield, CA
Major: Biology

Favorite place on campus: Samuelson Aquatics Center
Favorite CLU Activity: Buh-Bye Bash in Kingsmen Park

"My favorite part about Cal Lutheran is the faculty.  It's really easy to get to know your faculty and to get involved with your major"

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Chris Hanna '17

Home Town: Ventura, CA
Major: Communication & Theatre Arts

Favorite place on campus: Kingsmen Park
Favorite CLU Activity: Improv

"I chose CLU because it is dedicated to helping you find your vocation instead of just pushing you through your 4 years. The faculty truly care here, and the community is tightly knit and welcoming!"

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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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Vanessa Hernandez '14

Home Town: Paramount, CA
Major: Communication

Vim Iglesia '14

Home Town: San Diego, CA
Major: Communication

Eric Klein '14

Home Town: Fresno, CA
Major: Criminal Justice

Favorite place on campus: William Rolland Stadium
Favorite CLU Activity: Kingsmen Football - night games

"One of the greatest things about Cal Lutheran is the close-knit community atmosphere that can be experienced on a daily basis. Friendships and relationships can be made on this campus that will last a lifetime!"

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Morgan Lucas '14

Home Town: Upland, CA
Major: Communication

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

"CLU provides more than a campus, we are a community of diverse students, faculty and staff that come together on the common ground of academics. Being able to express one's own beliefs and ideas allows for many different events where we can learn more about cultures and practices around the world helps us to understand and learn more about students' backgrounds with whom we interact with each day."

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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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Zach McDaniel '14

Home Town: San Marcos, CA
Major: Biochemistry

Favorite place on campus: Kingsmen Park
Favorite CLU Activity: The Scandinavian Festival

"The atmosphere of the campus is so welcoming. The people are friendly, the professors are helpful, and the campus is beautiful. I couldn't ask for anything more."

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Astrid Olivares '14

Home Town: Lancaster, CA
Major: Biochemistry

 

Christopher Otmar '16

Home Town: Monterey, CA
Major: Communication

Favorite place on campus: Falde Plaza
Favorite CLU Activity: Field Day


"Cal Lutheran has something for everyone, and the University is truly invested in each student’s individual talents and interests. The unique community feel, small class sizes, and the chance to get to know the professors on campus gives Cal Lutheran the ideal college atmosphere."

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Paige Pensivy '16

Home Town: Las Vegas, NV
Major: Psychology

Favorite place on campus: Blackbox Theatre
Favorite CLU Activity: Club Lu Events


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Katrina Petty '17

Home Town: Santa Rosa, CA
Major: Communication

Favorite place on campus: The Cross on Mt. Clef Ridge
Favorite CLU Activity: Common Ground


"The people, the faculty and staff, and the welcoming environment make Cal Lutheran special. It feels like another home. Students are encouraged to step outside their comfort zone and gain new perspectives daily, creating the foundation for a fulfilling life."

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Ally Ruggles '15

Home Town: Henderson, NV
Major: Exercise Science

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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Anna Shepardson '17

Home Town: Lancaster, CA
Major: Psychology

Favorite place on campus: The Samuelson Chapel
Favorite CLU Activity: Working in the Chub Hub (residence hall front desk)


"I love Cal Lutheran! I love the people and the small town atmosphere. I decided to attend this school, because it was the perfect fit for me. The Zumba classes, the professors, the residence hall gatherings- are all reasons why CLU rocks!"

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Lili Strasser '15

Home Town: Santa Rosa, CA
Major: Marketing Communication

Favorite place on campus: William Rolland Stadium
Favorite CLU Activity: Intramural Sports


"The community that is built here at Cal Lutheran is unlike any other. This school has introduced me to so many amazing people, both peers and staff members, that I will forever be grateful for."

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Ashton Williams '14

Home Town: Sparks, NV
Major: Theatre Arts

Favorite place on campus: The Black Box Theatre
Favorite CLU Activity: Howl at the Moon

"Cal Lutheran is amazing because it's big enough to offer a multitude of programs, yet small enough for students not to get lost in the crowd."

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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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Ana Wright '16

Home Town: Fort Madison, IA
Major: Sociology

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

"College is a journey of not only education, but of finding ourselves as well. Here at Cal Lutheran, the diversity of students and faculty, and the University's strong sense of community, paves the way to a fullfilling life and career."

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