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Sarah Baker

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Chatham chapter.


Sarah Baker

Year: Sophomore

Hometown and Your Favorite Thing About It: Pittsburgh; our special language we use and how beautiful it can be.

Area of Study and Why You Chose It: Creative Writing; I chose this major because I’ve always loved writing and reading, and I want to give people the same experience my favorite authors have given me.

Favorite Book: This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen

Favorite Movie: Rent

Favorite TV Show: How I Met Your Mother

Favorite Musicians/Bands: Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Rascal Flatts

Favorite Food: Pasta

One Thing Most People Don’t Know About You: I’ve slept with a stuffed animal since I was a baby.

Extracurricular activities/jobs: All Faith Community member

What is your favorite thing about December? 

Going home and being with my family.

Name one class you took this semester. What did you like most about it? 

Creative Writing. I loved how much we got to talk about each other’s work.

What is your favorite winter treat? Peppermint bark!

What will you be doing over winter break? 

Spending time with family and reading as much as possible!

Childhood Dream Job: I loved Celine Dion when I was little and I always wanted to be her.

Current Dream Job: Best-selling author!

What do you love most about being a Chatham woman? 

I love this campus and all the people who attend. I love the professors and I have made some of the best friends I’ve ever had here.

  Mara Flanagan is entering her seventh semester as a Chapter Advisor. After founding the Chatham University Her Campus chapter in November 2011, she served as Campus Correspondent until graduation in 2015. Mara works as a freelance social media consultant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She interned in incident command software publicity at ADASHI Systems, gamification at Evive Station, iQ Kids Radio in WQED’s Education Department, PR at Markowitz Communications, writing at WQED-FM, and marketing and product development at Bossa Nova Robotics. She loves jazz, filmmaking and circus arts.