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

Name: Gabi Herrera

Year: Sophomore

Major: Chemical Engineering

Minor: Maybe Math

Why did you choose Manhattan College?: “I knew I wanted to major in engineering but I also loved that it was a liberal arts school. I love the performing arts so I wanted to have both.

What has been your favorite MC memory?: “Studying abroad in Venice! I had never been to Europe before the trip. It was three weeks and it was perfect.”

Are you more of a Chocolate Chip or Oatmeal Raisin Cookie?: “Chocolate Chip ’cause I’m classic.”

What’s the motto that you live your life by?: “Just go for it! If you can do it, why not?”

What do you like to do for fun?: “I’m involved with Singers and Players on campus, so I do the school musicals, I’ve been playing piano since I was four, so music is a big part of my life.”

Describe yourself in just a few words: “Compassionate, hard-working, adventurous.”

What’s your biggest pet peeve?: “I’m guilty of it myself, but when people click their pens in class.”

What’s your MC bucket list?: “I definitely want go for the Engineering Honor Society, try the Fat Bitch at Jasper Deli, obviously graduate, take on a little in my sorority, go to the top of the church and have the OV experience!” 

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Abby Welte


Manhattan College student majoring in Communication and an Intern for the New Jersey Devils. I'm not legally allowed to play board games in at least 9 states, enjoy long walks on a short pier, trying anything with frosting on it and yelling at my TV when hockey is on.