Name: Valeria Obregon Diaz
Year: 2024 (FIRST-YEAR)
Hometown: Tijuana, Mexico
Majors/Minors/Fields of Interest? Why?:
Environmental Studies, Sociology & Arts, I believe that the solution to our environmental problems relies on the people through advocacy!
Favorite Television Show (and why?):
That 70's Show, I find it really funny and I like to watch it when I am stressed
What is your dream job? Why?:
Working in the Mexican government because I want to make a change in my country & having an independent magazine because I love to write and have a lot to share with the world
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Why?:
I think I would go back to the Gilli Islands in Bali, it has been the most peaceful place I have ever been in.
What social movement(s) are you most passionate about, and why?:
So many but I think the main two are feminism & climate change
Why did you choose to attend St. Lawrence?:
I love the location, size of the university, and all the opportunities it had.
Favorite On-Campus Meal (indicate dining place)? Why?:
I haven't been to campus yet lol, I'm a first-year doing my first semester remotely
What is on your must-have college packing list as a Laurentian/as a St. Lawrence student? Why?:
My Mexican snacks!
What is on your St. Lawrence bucket list (to-do before you graduate)? Why/who gave you this idea?:
Do a semester abroad, it just something I really want to do during my college experience
Why did you join Her Campus at St. Law U? What are you looking forward to with HC St. Law U?:
I joined because I love writing and I've been into blogging since I was 13, so I find Her Campus the perfect place for me!
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?:
I love reading and visiting new coffee shops in my city.
I have a podcast in Spanish with my friends called 'Latinas A Bordo' where we have different guests and talk about our experience abroad as well as current social movements in the world, but specifically in Latin America!