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Profile: Amanda Bahn ’17

Name: Amanda Bahn

Year: Junior

Hometown: New York, New York

Major/Minors: Community Health Major


What made you decide to come to Hofstra?

I decided to come to Hofstra because of how I felt when I toured the campus. I had a sense of purpose and belonging here.


Best class you’ve taken at Hofstra? 

The best class I took at Hofstra was a major elective called Violence in Community, Family, and Children. The professor, Susan Paraspolo, structured the class in a unique way that really help the information stay with the students.


Favorite book?

My favorite book would have to be One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.


What’s your strangest talent?

My strangest talent is that I’m good at Tetris and puzzles of that nature.


Most unique hobby?

My most unique hobby is gardening and not having a more unique hobby.


How do you cope with stress?

I cope with stress by cleaning and sleeping, often for hours on end.


If they made a film of your life, who would you want to play you?

If a film was made about my life, I would want Lizzy Caplan to play me.


Who inspires you the most?

I am hugely inspired by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the wonderful Karla Bradley.



I'm a senior Theatre Arts Production major at Hofstra University. I'm almost always at rehearsal, reading plays, seeing plays, blogging about plays, or fangirling over plays. My likes include giraffes, Britney Spears, American history and coffee.
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