Campus Profile: Kara Schatz



Hometown: Burlington, Connecticut  

Majors/ Minors: Mathematics and Computer Science double major with a Statistics minor

Year: Sophomore

What are you involved in at Xavier?

Math Club, Women in Computing, Math Lab, Xavier Xploratory, does obsessive basketball fan count?

What’s your favorite thing to do at Xavier?

Definitely going to the basketball games because they’re always exciting, and I get super hyped.

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

I’m pretty much obsessed with Frozen. Anyone who tries to tell me it’s not a good movie just breaks my heart.

What is the best experience you’ve had at Xavier?

It’s not really one specific experience, but just meeting a bunch of new people and having the opportunity to make so many valuable friendships. It’s definitely my favorite part about coming to college. I think Xavier is unique in that we have a really great community, so everyone is friendly and inviting, which definitely helped.

If you had to eat one meal every day for the rest of your life what would it be?

Reese's peanut butter cups because it’s clearly the most well-balanced meal.

If you could rename yourself, what name would you pick?

Annabeth because I love the Percy Jackson books, and Annabeth is a freaking boss.

Do you have a quote or saying you live by?

Definitely “if you’re too busy for laughter, you are too busy.” I don’t remember the last time I went like an hour without laughing.

What’s your favorite TV show?

American Ninja Warrior. I get really hyped up and into it; I’m obsessed. Joe Moravsky has been my favorite ninja since his first day.