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Campus Celebrity: Elizabeth Athey

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” –Winston Churchill


Finals are here…and that means the stress levels on campus are too high! Take a breather and relax while reading about this week’s Campus Celebrity! Elizabeth Athey is a freshman, almost sophomore, here at Wesleyan and she may be able to lower those stress levels and put a smile on your face!


Major: Music Performance and Gender Studies

Hometown: Charles Town, WV

Why did you choose Wesleyan: I loved the music program and how small Wesleyan is. Also, Buckhannon reminds me of Charles Town.

What activities are you involved in at Wesleyan: I am in the marching band, and a sister of Zeta Tau Alpha and Sigma Alpha Iota.

Best memory/memory at college: My bid day this semester. I loved getting my bid from ZTA

Favorite Food: Pizza

Hobbies: My hobbies include napping, reading, painting, and playing music.

Future plans: I hope to go to grad school and eventually join an orchestra or teach gender studies.

Dream Job: Getting paid to make the world a better place!

Any Special Talents: No!

What is your spirit animal: A cat

Favorite Place to Be: Portland, Oregon

Where do you see yourself in 5 years: In grad school, working hard

Any advice for your past self: Sometimes you need to do what’s best for you. It’s not selfish, it’s called taking care of yourself.


Hurry up and get to know Elizabeth! Summer might be on its way, but it’s never too late to meet our Campus Celebrity! 

Junior Public Relations major. I have an obsession with my dog and every form of coffee.
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