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Campus Cutie: Magda Collazo ’18

 

Basics

Name: Magda Collazo

Year: Freshman 

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Heritage: Puerto Rico

Major: Pyschology

UIC Life

Local or Commuter?

Local

What are you involved with on campus?

HerCampus, UPRS, Kindness Club

What is your favorite thing about UIC?

The location. I like that it is in the city and it is also a good school.

What is your least favorite thing about UIC?

The Wi-fi

What are your plans after graduation?

Getting a masters degree in social work

Fun Facts

Favorite Place to Eat?

Eggsperience in Greek Town

What’s something that people don’t really know about you?

I like to write poetry.

What are your hobbies?

Writing, singing, and drinking coffee

What kind of music are you into?

A little bit of everything, but I’m not much of a country fan.

What’s you’re favorite animal?

a Koala

Favorite Movie:

The Great Gatsby

Favorite Book:

“This is How You Loser Her” by Junot Diaz 

 If you could go back in time, what year would you travel to?

The 1920s, it seemed so fun and glamorous 

Love Life

Interested in: Men

Relationship Status: Taken for 3 years

Celebrity Crushes:

Niykee Heaton, Zac Efron, and Dave Franco

What do you look for in a guy?

Honesty, a sense of humor, and a guy with similar values to me

What is your deal breaker?

A guy that’s disrespectful and controlling

Describe your dream date?

A nice dinner on a yacht and watching the sunset.

Tenzin Moenkyi was born in the small village of Dharamsala, India where many Tibetan refugees reside. At a young age she immigrated to Rogers Park, a diverse Chicago neighborhood located on the north side. The issues regarding Tibet's political turmoil with China along with those in her community in the city made her passionate about political affairs and social justice. Currently, she is a Junior at the University of Illinois at Chicago double-majoring in Economics and Politcal Science. She is her chapter's treasurer of the national sorority Phi Sigma Sigma, a writer for HerCampus Magazine, and model for Stewart Talent Agency. Catch her modeling in this year's Chicago Fashion Week on October 15th! 
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