Name: Goldie Davoudgoleh
Year: Sophomore (Class of 2020)
Hometown: Lexington, MA
Majors/Minors: Anthropology Major, Hebrew Minor
HC: What are you involved in on campus, or what do you hope to get involved in?
GD: In addition to writing for HerCampus, I’m very involved in many other aspects of student life at Brandeis. I’m a big fan of the arts as I sing in Brandeis’ a cappella group, Up The Octave, and I stage manage for the Undergraduate Theater Collective’s play And Then There Were None this semester. I’m also on the board of Brandeis’ Israeli culture club, Judges for Israel, and I partake in the Jewish Leadership Fellowship run by Brandeis’ Hillel. Although I’m always really busy, running from one thing to the next, I’m happy to be really involved this semester.
HC: Why did you choose to get involved with Her Campus? What do you enjoy most about writing for Her Campus?
GD: I heard about Her Campus from a bunch of my friends who got involved over the past couple of semesters. I loved the idea of a Buzzfeed-type site to inspire women across campuses, so I knew I had to get involved. I also love writing, and Her Campus sounded like a great way to get back into it, especially because we get to write about things that we experience and enjoy in our own lives.
HC: How did you spend your winter break?
GD: I spent this past winter break in California – after attending an incredibly extravagant and beautiful wedding in Los Angeles with my huge Persian family, I spent two weeks house-hopping between friends and family in Southern California, doing touristy city things like visiting museums, spending time on the beach, and going to Disneyland. It was just what I needed after a crazy first semester – time to be with friends and family and time to be adventurous and explore in a different city.
HC: What’s one thing on your Brandeis bucket list?
GD: I want to take advantage of being close and having easy access to the city. Even though I’m from the Boston area, I spent most of my childhood in the suburbs, being driven from home to school and back again. Now, as a more independent young adult, I want to spontaneously go into the city and find something to do for a day, because it’s not only easily accessible, but I know that I won’t have the same kind of time and opportunities to explore after college.
Favorite Food on Campus: Mozz Sticks from the Stein (my ideology: cheese is always the way to go)
Favorite Song: Make You Feel My Love by Adele – an unbelievably beautiful song
Your Feminist Icon: Beyoncé (Slay)
Favorite Class at Brandeis: Anthropology of Communication and Media with Professor McIntosh