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PAK Member & Science/Arts Student Riette De Jäger

This week’s Campus Celebrity is Riette De Jäger! She’s a member and sister of founding member of the Performing Arts Kollective (PAK), studying both science and arts – now that’s a way to use both sides of the brain! This girl is a ray of sunshine whose passionate about what she does and what she’s studying! Want to know more? Then read on!
Her Campus USC: Why did you join PAK?
Riette: My sister was one of the founding members of PAK and I just adored their productions. I knew I had to be involved as soon as I got to Uni. 
HC: What is the official name of your degree? 
Riette: Bachelor of Science and Arts 
HC: What is your biggest passion? 
Riette: Tough question! I absolutely love theatre but I also have a huge passion for baking!
HC: Do you have any plans for your future after PAK and what are they? 
Riette: Finish my degree and travel aboard! Either working or making my way through uncharted waters.
HC: What are your plans for the future with your degree and why did you choose USC? 
Riette: I chose USC as it allowed me to stay on the Coast… As well as be in PAK. Of course! Ha!
HC: What’s your advice for others joining PAK and for other students in your degree? 
Riette: DO IT!! Best decision of your life! You will laugh, cry, have the most fun as well as make the most wonderful friends.  In the immortal words of Dory the fish: “Just keep swimming, just keep swimming. What do we do? We swim, swim, swim…”
What a cutie! (And a smart one!) Look out for next week’s Campus Celeb! Do you know a special someone on campus who deserves to be featured? Comment below or on our Facebook page!
Until next time, HCXO!
Jasmin Maastricht is a third year Journalism student at USC, the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Her Campus chapter at USC, as well as being one of the 2013 USC Student Mentor's, freelancing for online publication WeekendNotes and interning for Australia's number one online fashion store, Fashionfile. Her passion is Journalism but besides that, Jasmin has always had a strong interest in fashion and entertainment, completing six weeks of work experience with Noosa 101.3fm Community Radio Station and has had the amazing opportunity of working with Australia's number one teenage lifestyle magazines, DOLLY in April 2011 and again in April 2013 and Girlfriend in February, 2013. She has also scored herself internships with the Sunshine Coast's local newspaper, the Sunshine Coast Daily and with Caboolture News. She has been working with both papers eight months now. She has previously worked with Darby Radcliff with the Her Campus Ole Miss chapter while on exchange in Mississippi as well as working with the M s Observer magazine and has never looked back. Email Jasmin at jasminmaastricht@hercampus.com for any questions or getting involved at Her Campus USC or contact her via social media. HCXO!
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