2013-2014 RA Bios

Hewitt

[Photo of Shelby]
Name: Shelby
Location: Hewitt Hall
Constellation: Lyra
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Major/Minor: Mathematics
Class: 2016

Shelby is the treasurer for Smart Women Lead and participates in the Athena Leadership Scholars program. She is very passionate about calamari and re-runs of The Office!



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Name: Nisha
Location: Hewitt Hall
Constellation: Octan
Hometown: New York, NY
Major/Minor: Biochemistry and Dance
Class: 2016

Nisha is part of Columbia University's Indian Fusion Dance Team Taal and in her free time she loves to knit, cross-stitch, home-decorate and do fun crafts. Nisha is super excited to meet all her residents and looking forward to a great year ahead of us!



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Name: Josephine
Location: Hewitt Hall
Constellation: Octan
Hometown: Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Major/Minor: Neuroscience and English
Class: 2016

Josephine writes for various campus publications including the Columbia Daily Spectator and the Columbia Science Review and engages in research within a neuroscience laboratory. She is co-coordinator of the Community Impact Leadership Program. Though she believes New York City is already overflowing with diversity and vibrancy, her dream is to travel and explore the world to both work with and learn from the residents she encounters.



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Name: Tara
Location: Hewitt Hall
Constellation: Pictor
Hometown: New York, NY
Major/Minor: Biology and Visual Arts
Class: 2016

Tara is involved in Barnard's Student Government Association as a sophomore class representative and plays an active role in the Diversity Committee. She is also part of the network of premedical students, and is a member of CSTEP (Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program). Many people may not know this but Tara is obsessed with the TV show Friends; in fact she has watched the full series 3 times!



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Name: Shezza
Location: Hewitt Hall
Constellation: Pictor
Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon
Major/Minor: Undeclared
Class: 2016

Shezza spends her time cooking yummy Lebanese food, which, naturally, is her primary obligation as the Vice President of Events Management of Turath, the Arab Students Organization. If Barnard had a club for fanatic X Factor and cake fans, Shezza would be president.



[Photo of Kate]
Name: Kate
Location: Hewitt Hall
Constellation: Pyxis
Hometown: small town Northern Virginia
Major/Minor: Undeclared
Class: 2016

Kate is involved with the Columbia University Democrats. She is interested in literature and film, and in her free time, she enjoys reading, exploring New York City, and watching large quantities of Netflix. Her favorite Beatles album is Revolver.



[Photo of Molly]
Name: Molly
Location: Hewitt Hall
Constellation: Pictor
Hometown: Toms River, NJ
Major/Minor: Psychology
Class: 2015

Molly is the Senior Editor for the Nine Ways of Knowing Blog and a research assistant for Professor Michelle Levine at Columbia University. Molly loves going to the beach and is proud to call the Jersey Shore home.