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


Basic Info:

Name: Demetra Anastasia Arianas

Year: Freshman

Major: Biology and Psychology

Heritage: Greek

Hometown: Wood Dale, IL


Campus Life

Local or Commuter:

I live on campus!

What are you involved with on campus?

Honors College, Travel Tennis, Society of Future Physicians, Hellenic Student Association, Intramural Volleyball, Intramural Soccer

What is your favorite thing about UIC?

How friendly everyone is and the REC!

If you could change one thing about UIC, what would it be?

The school mascot

What are your post-graduation plans?

Some sort of graduate or masters program… basically, more school.  

Fun Facts

Guilty Pleasure:

Chocolate (but I’m not really guilty)

Favorite place in the city?

I love the lakefront!

What would you sing at karaoke night?

Habits by Tove Lo

Favorite quote?

“Rule your mind or it will rule you” -Buddha

What is one thing you can’t live without?

I couldn’t live without my family.

Most used app?


Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Happily married, with lots of kids, and a stable career.

Favorite brand?

If it looks good and coupons are accepted, I’ll buy it.

What is one piece of advice that you’d give to a younger you?

It’s okay to fail.

Love Life

Single or taken: Single

#mancrushmonday: Harvey Spector from Suits

#womancrushwednesday: Jennifer Lawrence

What’s your ideal first date? An arcade or carnival followed by ice cream

Deal maker: My father’s approval.  

Deal breaker: Laziness and tattoos    

Favorite pick up line: If they have a nice smile, they don’t need a pick up line. (:

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