HC Senior Spotlight: Amy Collins

Name: Amy Collins

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Post-grad town: Washington, D.C.

Major(s): History and Political Science

HC Position(s): Copy Editor and staff writer (was a VP Technician back in the day)


Favorite book: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Persuasion by Jane Austen, The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, and The Machine in the Garden by Leo Marx.

Favorite movie: Radio and P.S. I love you

Favorite store: Revolve

Favorite food place in Lewisburg: Siam 

Favorite spot on campus: The benches at the end of the quad.

Most Played Song on your iPod: Midnight City by M83

Favorite Class at Bucknell: I can't pick just one!

Campus Activities: Seeing as how my actual involvement came to an end this week... nothing! 

Campus Posse: Senior lax girls.

General Interests: You name it.

Little Known Fact: I have a birthmark in the shape of a heart over my heart (exciting, I know).

The one thing that got you through your four years at Bucknell: My research advisor.


When did you join Her Campus? Sophomore year fall!

Favorite article you’ve written for HC Bucknell? Probably one of my first ones.

Describe HC Bucknell in 3 words: Fun, compassionate, feminine.


Some parting thoughts: I never thought this day would come... 

What has been the biggest surprise of your Bucknell experience? All the places in which my research has taken me.

What are your post-grad plans? Law school!!!

What advice do you have for the next generation of collegiettes? Always be true to yourself and everything else will follow.

Any last words? It's been fun.