THE BASICS:Name: Rachel / KelseyYear & Age: Senior, 21 / Junior, 21Hometown: Sherborn, MA / Lowell, INMajor: Political science with a minor in history / Journalism with a concentration in informaticsExtra Curricular Activities: Her Campus (yay!) & Independent Council for Women / HCIU, Independent Council for Women, College Lifestyles Campus Satellite IU, Ed at Indiana, TOOVIASisters or Independents: IndependentsDream Job: White House Press Secretary (or to just be Olivia Pope) / Full-time cubicle decorator, part-time writer in a hot shot magazine editorial department
FAVES:Magazine: Glamour / NYLONAuthor: Loving Gillian Flynn right now / Tim O’BrienQuote: “It’s all happening”- “Almost Famous” / “Don’t worry, be-yonce” – UnknownChick Flick: “Clueless” / “The First Wives Club”Fall Outfit: Leggings, boots, and an oversized sweater / Collared blouse underneath a cozy sweater with a full skirt and over-the-knee socksStyle Icon: The one and only Audrey Hepburn / The OlsensFashion Designer: Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen / Jeremy Scott for MoschinoMenswear Look: An oversized blazer over skinny jeans or leggings / White button-down, black cigarette pants and a statement watch (so, basically Mia Wallace)Place on Campus to Instagram: Sample Gates any time of year / The IU Art Museum post-rain Study Space: IMU Lounge next to the fireplace / The comfort of my own bedroom with my FrostBeard “Bookstore” candle lit and Coffitivity playing in the backgroundItem to Collect: Shot glasses / Coffee mugsBloom: Hydrangeas / White daisiesStarbucks Order: Peppermint mocha once it gets chilly / Iced skinny vanilla latte with an extra shot
THIS OR THAT:Coffee or Tea: CoffeeTimes New Roman or Arial: Times New Roman, there’s nothing more classic than thatPaperback or eReader: PaperbackPixar or DreamWorks: Pixar, but mostly DisneyShowtime or HBO: HBOJimmy Kimmel or Jimmy Fallon: Fallon / KimmelStephen Colbert or John Stewart: Stewart / ColbertHannah or Miley: MileyLive Band or DJ: Live band – preferably 90s coversDiamonds or Pearls: Diamonds ARE a girl’s best friend / PearlsCrewneck or Hoodie: Hoodie / Crewneck
What are you hoping to accomplish with HCIU this semester?KR: I hope Rachel and I as well as our fabulous team of contributors are able to channel our enthusiasm toward popularizing this glittery goodness called Her Campus IU. HCIU is going to be HUGE – like, so big.RK: Kelsey and I are ready to take HCIU to the next level! I’m so excited about the amazing team we have who are just as enthusiastic as we are! We really want all Lady Hoosiers to look at HCIU and find something they relate to!
What’s your favorite aspect of HCIU?KR: HCIU is a fresh forum of distractions. It’s the ultimate procrastination toolkit for any and all Hooser Collegiettes, but you already knew that.RK: There’s something for everyone! Any girl on this campus can turn to HCIU for procrastination, advice, or to see if they’re crush is our latest Campus Cutie!
What are you most excited to report on at HCIU for Hoosier readers?KR: I’m totally ready to do some reporting for our Campus Blog section. I’m excited to give Hoosiers another platform to voice their opinions.RK: I’m super excited to see what our awesome contributors have in store for our Features section! I love reporting on the latest happenings on campus and keeping HCIU current!
How would you describe HCIU in three words?KR: Better. Than. Ever.RK: What she said!