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Sixteenth Annual
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Saturday April 10, 2021
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Becky Ahikiriza

Becky Ahikiriza

Omotayo Akingba

Omotayo Akingba

Omotayo Akingba is a Junior at the College of Idaho studying Political Economy and Business Administration. He is an international student originally from Nigeria, however he has lived and moved around in Southern Africa most of his life where he attended the United World College (UWC), Waterford Kamhlaba in the Kingdom of eSwatini. He is dedicated to the study and implementation of public policy for the betterment of the most disadvantaged in society, exemplified by his work with the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce and the Student Philanthropy Council.

Omotayo Akingba, Dharma Koffer, Adnan Sose

Rosol Alftealh

Rosol Alftealh is a biomed and psychology double major minorig in French and pre-med. She is interested in the medical field and plans to attend medical school. She is involved with the PHC and the francophone club, and also volunteers at West Valley and Genesis.

Greg E. Azih

My name is Greg Azih and I am a senior at The College of Idaho. I am double majoring in Psychology and Business and have aspirations to pursue a doctorate degree in Behavioral Psychology in the future.

Samary Shannen Guerra Báez

Samary Shannen Guerra Báez

¡Hola everyone! My name is Sammy, I'm a Sophemore from Ecuador who is currently double majoring in Education and Sociology/Anthropology who loves practicing kick-boxing, sailing, kayaking, hiking(for long hours), climbing, singing, and discovering new places(really want to go to Turkey, India, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Switzerland, and South Africa). One of my biggest desires is to rise awareness of the important role of Education in everyone's lives-particularly in countries with large refugee presence and undeveloped coutries. Don't know where I am going to be or what I want to do, but... As Rumi said: """"Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious.

Sam Bedolla

Sam Bedolla

I'm Sam, I'm currently a senior on track to graduate this semester. I double major in psychology and sociology, and minor in human services, criminal justice, and natural science. I grew up in a nearby rural community, and have spent the last four years here at C of I. I plan on going to ISU to pursue a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling.

Hannah Brefo

Hannah Brefo

My name is Hannah Brefo. I'm a Psychology major. I'm interested in this panel discussion because I want to explore the impact of Covid-19 on food security and how this affected the well-being of students at the College of Idaho.

Robin Camp

Casey Carmona, Robin Camp, Maddison Clark, Mungo Ligoya, Charles Rehdorf

Casey Carmona

Casey Carmona, Robin Camp, Maddison Clark, Mungo Ligoya, Charles Rehdorf

Hena Cevro

Hena Cevro

Hena Cevro is an international student at the College of Idaho. She is an alumni of the United World College in Mostar. At the College of Idaho, she is pursuing a double major in International Political Economy and Marketing and Digital media.

Abby Cheng

Abby Cheng

Abby is a junior at the college and a double-major in Creative Writing and Psychology. Abby is a white, queer, middle-class Idahoan interested in postcolonial studies because of

Abby Cheng, Marlon Galvis Aceros, Emma Guyer, Karina Llanes, Danielle Priso Mbappe

Maddison Clark

Casey Carmona, Robin Camp, Maddison Clark, Mungo Ligoya, Charles Rehdorf

Mallory Copeland

Mallory Copeland

Hi my name is Mallory Copeland and I'm in my 4th year at The College of Idaho. Im currently majoring in Psychology with minors in Art and Design, Coaching, and Human Health and Promotion. In addition to being a student, I am also an athlete on The College of Idaho softball team. I come from a small town in Eastern Oregon where my sister and I were the first generation in our family to go to a 4 year college and earn a bachelors degree. After graduating from The College of Idaho I have further aspiration of furthering my education in psychology. Some fun and interesting things to know about me are I grew up on a farm, my favorite color is emerald green, I'm obsessed with everything Disney, and me and my mom share the same birthday.

Leticia Cancax Cua

Leticia Cancax Cua

My name Leticia Araceli Cancax Cua. I am a first-generation college student from Guatemala with majors in Health Science and Psychology. A traditional dish I like from back home is Pepian and I love to spend time with my family.

Amy Dabulskis

Amy Dabulskis

I am 22 years old, grew up on a wheat farm in North Central Oregon, Spanish and History double major.

Amy Dabulskis

Aspen DeWitt

Aspen DeWitt

My name is Aspen DeWitt and I am a senior at The College of Idaho. I am majoring in Political Economy, and Theatre, as well as minoring in Business and Environmental Science.

Lily Kennedy, Rebecca Raney, Aspen DeWitt, Brian Jankowski Jr., Walker Goldy, Demetreus Taua
Aspen DeWitt

Sadie Dittenber

I am currently a junior at The College of Idaho, majoring in International Political Economy with minors in Literature in English, Natural Sciences, and Journalism.

Sadie Dittenber

Julene Elias

Julene Elias

Julene Elias is a current Freshman from Boise, now at the College of Idaho, who primarily enjoys creative writing, historical study, and the arts. She likes getting outside but doesn't get the chance to nearly as often as would be nice. She intends to major in History and minor in Mathematics and Creative Writing, before moving on to study Linguistics in graduate school. Joining the Peace Corps has been a long time dream of hers, and she hopes to study abroad during her time at the College.

Loryn Fonger

My name is Loryn Fonger, I am a senior at the College of Idaho. I am working towards my bachelors degree in Psychology. I love people and enjoy learning all aspects of others which lead me to choosing psychology.

Emily Fox

Emily Fox

Emily is a Junior at The College of Idaho, majoring in Psychology. She is currently on the Track and Field team at the college.

Shanaya Fox

I am a senior majoring in Biomedical Sciences and Psychology and minoring in Criminal Justice Studies and Pre-Medicine. I've enjoyed participating in research in various disciplines during my time here, and I hope to explore this more after college, and hopefully pursue a career in medicine and biomedical research.

Marlon Galvis

Marlon Galvis

Marlon is a junior at the college and a double major in Biology & Environmental Studies. Marlon is a Hispanic student from Colombia, interested in postcolonial studies as a way of understanding the effect of American imperialism on Latin America.

Abby Cheng, Marlon Galvis Aceros, Emma Guyer, Karina Llanes, Danielle Priso Mbappe
Marlon Galvis

Nichole Giesy

My name is Nichole Giesy and I am a graduating senior here at The College of Idaho. I am a double major in Health Sciences and Spanish as well as a member of our softball team. Once I graduate I will be attending nursing school and starting on a new and exciting journey.

Walker Goldy

Walker Goldy

Born and raised in Idaho, Theatre major, with minors in Anthropology/Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Applied Mathematics.

Lily Kennedy, Rebecca Raney, Aspen DeWitt, Brian Jankowski Jr., Walker Goldy, Demetreus Taua
Walker Goldy

Robyn Griffitts-Harper

Robyn Griffitts-Harper

I am a History and Spanish major, with minors in Geography and Professional Enhancement.

Robyn Griffitts-Harper

Abigail Guinn

Abigail Guinn is a sophomore from Reno, NV. She is a psychology major at The College of Idaho, with minors in criminal justice, chemistry and religious studies. Outside of the lab, she is a setter on the volleyball team and a student representative for SAAC (Student-Athlete Advisor Committee).

Emma Guyer

Emma Guyer

Emma is a junior at the college and an Anthropology/Sociology major, interested in postcolonial studies as a means of examining the way neocolonialism allows global power imbalances created by colonialism to persist.

Abby Cheng, Marlon Galvis Aceros, Emma Guyer, Karina Llanes, Danielle Priso Mbappe

Daniel Hagopian

Daniel Hagopian

My name is Daniel and I am a senior here at C of I. I would like to give thanks to everyone who helped and supported me on this journey! I appreciate all of you!

Krista Hamel

Krista Hamel

Krista is in her second year at the College of Idaho pursuing her BA in Art and Design with minors in Biology and Psychology. Her creative process both in the visual arts as in her fictional literary writing are largely impacted by the environment and environmental conservation. Her work is most well known for its attention to detail and expressions of color.

Stephanie Hamilton-Rubio

Stephanie Hamilton-Rubio

Stephanie Hamilton-Rubio is a senior majoring in Psychology with minors in Human Biology, Human Services, Spanish, and Latin American Studies. Throughout her four years at the College of Idaho she has been a part of the Advocates, the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS), and a collaborative research team. After graduation, Stephanie hopes to get her master's degree in counseling to help bilingual and bicultural families.

Stephanie Hamilton-Rubio
Stephanie Hamilton-Rubio, Celeste Horton, Karina Llanes

Margo Harness

Margo Harness

Margo Harness is a first year student from Nampa Idaho. They are majoring in history and minoring in environmental science, career and professional foundations, communication, and literature & creative writing. They are passionate about fighting the rights of marginalized demographics. Margo is often occupied by thoughts of how to overthrow colonial and supremacist social institutions. In the coming years, they look forward to further pursuing this goal.

Celeste Horton

Celeste Horton

Celeste Horton is a Junior from the Kingdom of Eswatini, majoring in Psychology and Anthropology/Sociology. She is interested in the way student research is presented and would like to share her experiences with doing student research with others.

Stephanie Hamilton-Rubio, Celeste Horton, Karina Llanes

Michael Ippolito

Michael Ippolito

My name is Michael Ippolito. I'm majoring in Biology and Psychology. I have a passion for science and plan to involve the valuable experiences I gained at the College of Idaho in my future career in medicine.

Sophia Jackson

Sophia Jackson

Sophia is a Senior at The College of Idaho, majoring in Psychology with minors in Business, Environmental Humanities, and Physical Education. She has been a member of the Women's Basketball team during her time at the college.

Brian Jankowski, Jr.

Brian Jankowski, Jr.

Brian Jankowski, Jr. is a senior at the College of Idaho. He is a double major in Theatre and Marketing/Digital Media. On campus, he has been involved in Cabaret and Scarlet Masque. Outside of school, Brian is a first degree black belt in Taekwondo and teaches it as well. His other hobbies include playing video games, reading comic books, and collecting action figures.

Lily Kennedy, Rebecca Raney, Aspen DeWitt, Brian Jankowski Jr., Walker Goldy, Demetreus Taua
Brian Jankowski, Jr.

Lily Kennedy

Lily Kennedy

Lily Kennedy is a senior at The College of Idaho with majors in Theatre and Art & Design. She has been president of the Cabaret Improv Group for three years, and has participated in many student led productions. She spends most of her time painting, creating, and designing.

Lily Kennedy, Rebecca Raney, Aspen DeWitt, Brian Jankowski Jr., Walker Goldy, Demetreus Taua

Jacob Klassen

Jacob Klassen

I am a senior exercise physiology student at the College of Idaho. I grew up in Boise where I graduated top 2% of my class at Capital High School in 2015. I served a two year mission for the LDS church in Vancouver Washington form 2016-2018 and returned to school at C of I where I was the captain of the men's swim team my junior and senior years (2019-2021).

Dharma Koffer

Dharma Koffer

Dharma Koffer is a senior at the College of Idaho studying International Political Economy.

Hayden Krause

Hayden Krause

I am a senior in the Environmental Studies department. My current focus is in conservation biology, presenting a thesis on trout and salmon migration.

Spencer Lambert

Spencer Lambert is a graduate student, pursuing his Master's of Arts in Teaching at the College of Idaho. Mr. Lambert has spent time teaching in the Kindergarten classroom and in the Accessibility and Learning Excellence Department at the College. He is passionate about student advocacy and learning support. Mr. Lambert's current research involves understanding the impacts of assistive technologies within higher education settings.

Kaiden Lee

Kaiden Lee

Kaiden Lee is a third year student from Las Vegas, Nevada. He is majoring is biochemistry with minors in creative writing, classics, and data science. He is passionate about biology research as well as diversity and inclusion, and is an active member of the College community in both areas. He is involved with the Council for Diversity and Inclusion, Interfaith, and the Creative Writing Club, and hopes to attend graduate school post-graduation.

Brittney Lewis

I am a Psychology Major at the College of Idaho with Minors in Human Biology and Art & Design. In my free time I like to hike, photograph, travel and spend time with friends and family.

Mungo Ligoya

Casey Carmona, Robin Camp, Maddison Clark, Mungo Ligoya, Charles Rehdorf

Karina Llanes

Karina Llanes

Karina is a junior at the college and a Creative Writing major. Karina is a Mexican-American student with an interest in postcolonial studies as way of making sense of the legacy of colonial power structures. She is interested in student research on campus as a way to help improve the C of I experience.

Abby Cheng, Marlon Galvis Aceros, Emma Guyer, Karina Llanes, Danielle Priso Mbappe
Stephanie Hamilton-Rubio, Celeste Horton, Karina Llanes

Larissa Mauer

Larissa Mauer

Larissa is a Junior at The College of Idaho, majoring in Psychology. She is currently on the Cross Country team as well as the Track and Field team.

Diane Mbahoze

Diane Mbahoze

My name is Diane Mbahoze. I am a Sophomore at The College of Idaho majoring in Psychology and Biomedical Sciences. One of my favorite fields is Social Psychology. I am interested in learning about how social issues affect individuals and communities, and what we can do on community levels to solve them. For the second half of my education at the College of Idaho, I plan to participate in more community based research in order to prepare for grad school.

Danielle Priso Mbappe

Danielle Priso Mbappe

Danielle is a sophomore at the College of Idaho double-majoring in International Political Economy and Environnmental Studies. Danielle is a black African woman from Cameroon. Postcolonial research allows her to understand how the dynamic between nations and their history affects the perception of a particular group of people and their relationship between each other.

Abby Cheng, Marlon Galvis Aceros, Emma Guyer, Karina Llanes, Danielle Priso Mbappe

Adam McLean

Adam McLean

Adam McLean is a student from Edwardsville, Illinois whose major is Mathematics-Physics.

Adam McLean and Hritik Rawat

Rebecca Raney

Rebecca Raney

Becca Raney is a senior at the College of Idaho majoring in Theatre. She has grown up in Caldwell, Idaho and always stuck close to home. She has worked in many children's theatres across the valley and has enjoyed her time studying many different roles in theatre including costume, lights, stage management and set design.

Lily Kennedy, Rebecca Raney, Aspen DeWitt, Brian Jankowski Jr., Walker Goldy, Demetreus Taua
Rebecca Raney

Hritik Rawat

Hritik Rawat

Hritik Rawat is a student from Nepal whose major is Mathematics-Physics.

Adam McLean and Hritik Rawat

Charles Rehdorf

Casey Carmona, Robin Camp, Maddison Clark, Mungo Ligoya, Charles Rehdorf

Damaris Rueda

Damaris Rueda

Hi, I am Damaris Rueda. I am a history and business major. I'm interested in participating in this panel because I think it is a great opportunity to listen to the students at CofI and see what they've experienced and/or need.

Kenzie Sanchez

Kenzie Sanchez

I am a graduating History Major, with minors in Art and Design, Journalism, and Mathematics. My project is centered around early twentieth century Puerto Rican activist Luisa Capetillo and her advocacy for the working-class and women.

Adnan Sose

Adnan Sose

Adnan Sose is a senior at the College of Idaho studying International Political Economy.

Makenzie Stapley

Makenzie Stapley

Makenzie is a Junior Math-Physics major at the College of Idaho. She participates in many on-campus activities including working for ResLife, playing clarinet in the band, and being a member of Yotes Traditions council.

Kayden Stockdale

Kayden Stockdale

Kayden Stockdale is a Boise native and sophomore at The College of Idaho majoring in Psychology, Business Administration, and Philosophy. His minor is in computational science. This is his first year working as a research assistant for Dr. Kara Sage. He is also involved with the stocks and investing and chess clubs on campus.

Demetreus Taua

Demetreus Taua

I was born in Dededo, Guam and moved to the states when I was five years old. Raised in Washington state and currently finishing up my undergrad at The College of Idaho. I am a Theatre major and minoring in visual studies, communications, and natural sciences. My plans for after college is to attend the Seattle Film Institute and create stories through the lens.

Demetreus Taua
Lily Kennedy, Rebecca Raney, Aspen DeWitt, Brian Jankowski Jr., Walker Goldy, Demetreus Taua

Calysta Thurston

I am a senior Biomedical Sciences major and have minors in Pre-Medicine and Psychology. I plan to pursue a career in medicine as a physician assistant after graduation.

Latdavone Vilaysouk

Latdavone Vilaysouk

My name is Latdavone Vilaysouk. I am from Vientiane, Laos. I am a junior Environmental Studies major with a Geoscience focus and a minor in Technical and Analytical Skills in the Natural Sciences. Although still have one more year to go, my plan after graduation is to go to a graduate school for hydrology and urban development. After that, I intend to go back home and contribute to the development of my country. I am currently looking for an opportunity to expand my knowledge and apply the skills I have learned into practice. Aside from academics, I am interested in learning new languages and cultures, and I enjoy swimming and playing badminton.

Maddie Villarreal

Maddie Villarreal

Maddie Villarreal is a senior at the College of Idaho who is on track to graduate May of 2021. Throughout her time at the College of Idaho she has studied biology with minors in environmental humanities, developmental psychology, and pre-med. Maddie is a member of the college's Track and Field team. She is also an active member in the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, Eta Eta chapter.

Erin Walker

Erin Walker

Erin Walker is a soon-to-be graduate, originally from Portland, OR. She is a psychology major with minors in business, creative writing, and human biology. Around campus she is also a part-time officer with Campus Safety. Her passion is mental health and will likely attend graduate school in the future to be a counselor but needs a year or two break during which she plans to work and learn how to be a "real" adult.

Ryan Wilson

Ryan Wilson

I'm a senior with a double major in Psychology and Media Marketing. I have always had an interest in Psychology and trying to understand my personal behavior and others around me. It has always been a fun experience learning about the brain. I'm also involved with a majority of events and clubs on campus, including ISO and tennis clubs. When I'm not doing schoolwork, I enjoy spending quality time with my friends doing random things. I'm excited to see what the future has in store for me with either Psychology or Digital media.

Emerson Worrell

Emerson Worrell

My name is Emerson Worrell, Senior at the College of Idaho double majoring in Political Economy and Environmental Studies with a minor in Communications. I will be presenting my Political Economy Senior Research Thesis on the LGBTQIA+ Movement.In my research paper and presentation, I will outline the LGBTQIA+ Movement history and explain its rise as a Civil Rights Movement and its tracion to gain acceptance for the LGBTQIA+ individuals.

Caroline Yannelli

Caroline Yannelli

My name is Caroline Yannelli and I am currently a senior completing my final semester at the College of Idaho. I am a double major in History and Health Science and am starting the ISU Accelerated Nursing Program this spring. In my free time I love to read, hike, and spend time with my friends and family.

Marie Zigova

 

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