Student Staff

Talia Gaulke

 Junior, Marketing Communication

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Hometown: Buckley, WA
Minor: Business Administration and Spanish
Involvement at CLU: Cheer team Captain, Presidential Host Lead, Student Ambassador
Fond memories at CLU: My freshman year I became good friends with a girl that lived in my hall. Her name is Kate and she is also from Washington, just about 30 minutes away from me! It was really nice to connect with someone on campus that understood what I was going through.
Favorite spot on campus and why? My favorite spot is William Rolland Stadium, not just because I get to cheer on the field at every home football game, but because you can feel the support that the fans give the team while they are cheering from the stands. The Purple Pit student section always has friends of the players no matter the weather.
Makenna Drye

 Junior, Mathematics and Global Studies

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Hometown: Burlington, WA
Minor: Computer Science
Involvement at CLU: Math Club, Oxford Study Abroad, Summer Research, Adventure Club
Fond memories at CLU: Let it Snow event, hanging out in the dorms with friends, and going to Malibu.
Favorite spot on campus and why? Kingsmen Park because it is a beautiful area where you can hang out with friends or do homework in a nice outdoor environment.
Xochitl Lopez

 Junior, Sociology and Spanish

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Hometown: Oxnard, CA
Minor: Political Science and Ethnic Studies
Involvement at CLU: President of Circle K, Social Media Chair of Pre-Law Society, member of Latin American Student Organization, Spanish Presidential Host (Guia Presidencial), New Student Orientation staff
Fond memories at CLU: Events in Kingsmen park! Whether there's food trucks, games, inflatables, sweets, etc, there's always something on in Kingsmen park. I love Let It Snow, Bring It Back Bash, Buh Bye Bash, and all that goes on in Kingsmen park.
Favorite spot on campus and why? The desks by the window side of the library! It's my favorite place to do homework because of the direct sunlight. You don't need additional lights or lamps, the sun will do plenty! You get a great view of all the flowers and the sky, and on a nice clear day, it really relaxes you and gets you in the mood for homework.
Austin Gregory

 Sophomore, Communication with an emphasis in Sports Communication

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Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Minor: Sports Managements
Involvement at CLU: Hillel Club, Sports Director for iCLU radio, Intramurals, Presidential Host
Fond memories at CLU: Dancing at halftime of the Homecoming Football Game and Cosmic Dodgeball.
Favorite spot on campus and why? The Spine because you have access to so many things and get to see so many people.
Karyme Lara Chagoya

 Junior, Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Hometown: Basalt, CO
Minor: Spanish and Film and Television
Involvement at CLU: ASCLU Junior Senator, Together WE DREAM President, LASO Vice President, Pre-Law Treasurer, Presidential Host Leader, SSS Student Leader, Student Ambassador, and Peer Advisor.
Fond Memories at CLU: Attending SOAR and meeting my group of friends.
Favorite spot on campus and why: My favorite spot on campus is Kingsmen Park because you are surrounded by nature, so it reminds me a lot of Colorado.