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Meet the Team Part 3: AnnMarie, Thais, and Rachel!

Introducing Sophomore AnnMarie!

Name: AnnMarie Augusto
School: A&S
Class Year: 2015
Major: Economics/Fine Arts
Role in HC BC: Writer

Hometown: Cheshire, CT
Extracurricular Involvement: Workforce Youth Tutor, Blood Drive Volunteer
Favorite Class: Drawing I
How you spent your summer vacation: Spent the first two months with my best friend from home, visited my best friend from BC in Minnesota for a week, and read a lot!

Guilty pleasure dessert: Eating chocolates from a chocolate box without knowing what you’ll find inside.
Song currently stuck in your head: “It Don’t Have to Change” by John Legend
Movie you watched most recently: Bridesmaids
The TV show you can’t get enough of: Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Favorite clichéd quotation: “We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” –Dr. Suess
Little known fact: I love when it rains.

Introducing Junior Thais!

Name: Thais Menendez
School: A&S
Class Year: 2014
Major: English/Theatre
Role in HC BC: Editor/Writer

Hometown: Miami, FL
Extracurricular involvement: President of AHANA Collective Theatre (ACT), Secretary of the Cuban American Students Association (CASA), and I’m always up to something in the theatre
Favorite class: Acting 3
How you spent your summer vacation: Started it off with my best friend at her place in Montauk, lived in New York while studying at a film/theatre conservatory, experienced Lollapalooza in Chicago, and spent the rest on the beach back home in Miami.

Guilty pleasure dessert: Chocolate anything.
Song currently stuck in your head: “Smile Like You Mean It” by The Killers
Movie you watched most recently: When Harry Met Sally
The TV show you can’t get enough of: I don’t watch too much TV, but I’m dying to get into Breaking Bad.

Favorite chichéd quotation: “We are such stuff as dreams are made on.” Billy Shakes
Little known fact: I was named after an opera by Massenet.

Introducing Freshman Rachel McKnight!

Name: Rachel McKnight
School: Arts & Sciences
Class Year: 2016
Major: Communication
Role in HC BC: Photographer

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Extracurricular involvement: FYP of FACES
Favorite class: Survey of Mass Communication
How you spent your summer vacation: Family vacation in Cabo, Mexico

Guilty pleasure dessert: I go insane over sea-salted chocolate ice cream!
Song currently stuck in your head: “Small Bump” by Ed Sheeran
Movie you watched most recently: Revolutionary Road
The TV show you can’t get enough of: Friday Night Lights

Favorite chichéd quotation: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass it’s about learning how to dance in the rain”
Little known fact: I’ve been drinking coffee every day since I was six years old.


Caitlin is currently a student at Boston College studying English and Pre-Law.  At BC, she is a member of the Boston College Irish Dance Club, on the Honors Program Student Executive Board's Community Service Committee, and interns and writes for the fashion and culture blog Rusted Revolution.  She has been wriring for Her Campus BC since Jaunary 2011 and is serving as BC's Campus Correspondent for the 2012-2013 school year.  Outside of school, she is a competitive Irish dancer, and has been dancing for 18 years. During her high school career, she completed an engineering project at Case Western Reserve University that made her one of 40 Intel Science Talent Search Finalists in 2009.   In addition to all of this, Caitlin loves reading, yoga, running, shopping, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.
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