Name: Will Stamatis
Major: Economics-Philosophy, Business Management Concentration
Hometown: Union, NJ
Relationship Status: Single
On-Campus Activities: Forward on the Varsity Soccer Team, Public Relations Chair for Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, Vice President of Business Development for UniEats, Inc.
Off-campus activities: Rapping, Snowboarding, Breakdancing, Golfing
Dream Job: Willy Wonka, though I’d settle for Bill the Candy Man
Pet-Peeves: That scratchy noise when people don’t know how to properly use chalk on the board, the inaccessibility of campus buildings above 116th Street, #teamfollowback
If you were stuck on a deserted island, you would need: Citrusmint Orbit, Pandora/Spotify with some quality speakers, and dark chocolate (at least 70% Cacao)
Every guys needs these three things: A smartphone, a v-neck, and (of course) swag.
Your perfect date in 7 words or less: Midnight Adventure
Favorite off-campus location: Cabo, unless we’re talking local in which case 84th and Amsterdam has some of the best brunch spots in the world (see: Fred’s, Good Enough to Eat, Hi-Life, the list goes on).
Favorite thing about NYC: There’s an unreal amount of concerts and delicious food everywhere. You’re never bored.
Favorite class and professor at Columbia: MIDI Music Production Techniques with Bradford Garton, and Emanuel Zur (I never thought Financial Accounting could actually be fun).
Spirit Animal: Fox (as in Fantastic Mr.)
Dream wife: Witty, inspiring, and knows how to dance
One thing you want to do before graduating: Skydive
Top three albums/songs of all time: I’m very serious about my musical taste, so I’m going to elaborate a bit on this one. Albums: Bon Iver’s Bon Iver; all of Kanye West’s albums; Blink-182’s Take Off Your Pants and Jacket. Songs: Noah and the Whale’s “Instrumental I/Love of an Orchestra/Instrumental II,” Penguin Cafe Orchestra’s “Perpetuum Mobile,” and Matis’ IWBB.
If you could have a super power what would it be and why: I would love to be able to understand Philosophy. Short of that, I wish I could walk through walls so I could walk in a straight line to get to classes and everything.
If you could invite anyone to dinner, you would ask: Jesus, I don’t know. Probably Jesus.
HamDel decides to name a sandwich after you (what’s it called and what’s in it): The Freestyle Wrap – Flank Steak, Lettuce, Tomato, Acovado, Sprouts, Olive Oil, and little bit of Chipotle Sauce on Whole Wheat.
(Photo at top of article by Mike McLaughlin of Columbia University Athletics)